Saffron production is a labour of love – a process so labour intensive that it is hardly surprising that the fiery coloured spice is the most expensive in the world.
Fire risk in winter Noticed a few controlled fires around the region recently? Despite lower temperatures, rain, and storms, firemen are still called out several times to deal with winter fires, mainly caused by…
Sommelier school at Banyuls sur Mer
A project to establish the first sommelier school in the Occitan region at Banyuls sur Mer is underway.
These were the unfortunate gals who had not managed to hook themselves a husband by the 25th November, Feast of Saint Catherine, patron saint of young unmarried women
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!
The team from from ‘Your Voice’, Maureillas would like to inform you of the success they experienced at their very first Soirée Karaoke for Téléthon.
Whether you are moving to France, have lived here for a while or you’re just interested in how gas and electricity differs between France and the United Kingdom, this may be of interest.
Prat is the Catalan word for prairie or meadow. Prats de Mollo, for example, is so called after Mollo, a village over the border in Spain, whose land was where Prats de Mollo is now, hence the prairies of Mollo.
Love it or loathe it, (and I freely admit to being one of the latter) hunting has been going on in the Pyrénées Orientales since prehistory when Tautavel man caught lions on the plains of Roussillon with his bare hands.
Trying to connect to BBC’s iPlayer is becoming increasingly difficult as the Corporation seek to protect their content from leaking outside of the UK.