Friends of Les Cygnes  

These are links to either places where we have holidayed and enjoyed or friends who have enterprises we feel deserve your attention. Have fun.....

     Dave Swan, My brother best graphics in the industry

Paula is a new addition to the Swan clan, she has taken on my little brother David as a long term project - foolish girl. She and great friend Gary (onetime guest here at Les Cygnes) have started a digital marketing and PR company specialising in music and bands, good luck!


Lysa Schwartz is one of our oldest friends and is currently Chief Executive of Makaton a charity involved in Makaton a system of communication that uses a vocabulary of "key word" manual signs and gestures to support speech, as well as graphic symbols as an alternative to traditional sign language and is used heavily in BBC children's programming.


We've known Lindsay for more years than I care to admit to. She and her husband Olivier have 2 lovely apartments in the Alpine town of Brianšon for rent.

Ideal for a base to ski in the winter or walk in the summer.


Stuart Clyne is an old school friend who moved to Singapore a few years back to work. He now uses his leisure time to take some amazing photographs of his travels in South East Asia.

Such is the quality of his work that many of his photographs have been used in respected magazines and websites such as Asian Geographic, Reuters You Witness and on bookcovers.

You can see for yourself by visiting his website by clicking here.


Andrew and Nikki Kyriacou have been friends for over 20 years and now run a successful property for sale in France business based in the South of France. Whether you're looking for French properties, apartments or homes in the most desirable regions of France try Nvillas.

Sara Baladi is an old friend and web designer from London and designed this website and, our friends Jo and Dan's site. She has also designed sites for 80's popstar Sinitta and Dog Star Films amongst many others. If you need a site designed contact her at her email address.



Welcome to the Caribbean! Can you already see the palm trees lining the white sandy beach, feel the salty air, rippling across the turquoise water to caress your sun-warmed skin? Come and find out how much more we have to offer in the north of Grenada, with the Grenadines at your doorstep! Experience it for yourself.


Run by new chum Gayle Riviera Pebbles offers rental accommodations throughout the French Riviera. Focusing mainly on holiday rental apartments across the Riviera, she works hard to make sure you have the best vacation. Whether you choose the main Riviera resorts of Nice or Cannes, or more quaint towns such as Menton, Mandelieu or Frejus.


Nigel is the chap to go to for all your renewable energy requirements in France Whether you want a no hassle, fully installed system or the bits to do it yourself It's our goal to be here for all your renewable energy needs.


We met Ray recently here in France and were very impressed with his work.

Ray Shuell is an accomplished artist with many one man shows to his credit. He currently works in all mediums including watercolour, oils, photography and digital. and


Great friends Nicholas and Jamie own this magnificient castle, Le Chateau de Jouhe, with it's c14th tower and beautiful woods it stands as an important local landmark.


Andy is the owner of Sirona Consulting, who specialise in consulting with companies about recruitment. He helps companies of all sizes reduce their recruitment costs, review strategy, improve retention, revise recruitment process and helps them initiate successful direct recruitment strategies, using both traditional methods and new social media tools.