Superstition? Yes, maybe….but they’re not quite as silly as they seem! As we know, the history of France is jam-packed with intrigue, suspicion, passion, poison, and mysterious death.
January is the coldest month of the year but it presents a real challenge: very little is growing, the branches are bare, the spring bulbs are just peeping up and one can see the bare bones of the garden.
To start electricity service in your new home in France, contact an energy supplier as soon as possible (ideally about two weeks before moving in) to open an account. You will need to have the following information to open an electricity account:
School holidays in France are organised according to three “holiday zones”, A, B and C, in order to manage the flow of French holidaymakers. Compiled by Erin Fowler Our region comes under zone C (Montpellier)…
If the language barrier leaves you looking more like Olive Oyl than Oliva Newton John when you visit the hairdressers, pop eye, I mean pop in to see Samantha, English speaking hairdresser in Cabestany or Phillipe Morales of Argelès….or arm yourself with this useful hair and beauty vocab before setting off for your makeover.
Restaurants Open on NYE Don’t fancy seeing the New Year in at home? Here are a few restaurants open on 31st December. Bookings highly recommended! Click on each restaurant name for more info. Le Carasol…
If you have an Intermarché loyalty card, don’t forget to cash it in before the end of December (Carrefour) or end of February (Intermarché) or else you will lose all. – Some branches may ask…
There are loads of different ways of improving your French. We all learn differently, and as we grow older, one of the greatest blocks to learning is memory. And yet many of us can still sing along to new songs – and remember the words!
Just wanted to let you know that a similar scam arrived on my laptop from “proscan28online” pretending to be Microsoft technical support and freezing the computer.
This walk is not too difficult, but it is quite long, taking us about 5 hours in total (with a sandwich stop for lunch!). It is approx 10.5km long with about 500m of ascent and descent.