It’s been 26 years since I moved from Australia, where I lived for 6 years, to the south of France. First a year in the Pyrenées Orientales, which is in the south-west of France, and then 7 years in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, near to Monaco. Eventually, 19 years ago I was lucky enough to find a house in Gorbio. Gorbio is a medieval hill village above Menton. I live just below the village – not far, as the crow flies but two and half kilometres by car as it’s a long and winding road but it’s only a 10 minute walk up ..