John B, owner of ‘Esperluettes’, is a lovely, chatty, sociable Scot, with a great sense of humour! Back in Saint Cyprien from a busy and stressful job in Saudi Arabia, he has finally achieved one of his life ambitions…..to own a small Picture Framing, Arts and Crafts Shop.

with Linda Razzell Zarzuela de mariscos It’s hard to resist a recipe with such a saucy sounding name! If it conjured up visions of gypsy dancers with flashing eyes you wouldn’t be far wrong, because…

Whilst it would be understandable to assume that the word ‘bonfire’ comes from the French, and describes sitting around a reet good fire…… the word actually originates from ‘bone fire’, and describes the Celtic practice…

Villeneuve-de-la-Raho Originally created in the 70s as a reservoir to supply local agriculture, the lake at Villeneuve-de-la-Raho quickly became a leisure area for sailing, fishing and sunbathing, attracting growing numbers of locals and tourists alike…