Regular book reviews from P-O Life readers: an online forum for fellow anglophone book worms to share and discuss authors and titles, no matter the genre
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The declaration of Independence for Catalonia was suspended for the time being by Catalan president Carles Puigdemont conditional on talks with the Spanish government in Madrid in a bid to resolve what must be Spain’s worst political crisis for 40 years.
The hot summer in PO has been and gone, the months tick by, but there still seems to be very little flesh on the Brexit bones, and its impact on aviation is no exception.
Many are the stories of ‘encantades’ or ‘bruixas’, (witches) in the history of the P-O, and believers in witchcraft protected themselves with a variety of different methods, including painting their windows blue, keeping bread in the drawer, washing undergarments in water from seven different sources, never leaving nail clippings or cut hair on the floor, putting their shirts on backwards…..
The Théâtre de l’Archipel in Perpignan has a new artistic programme bursting with cultural delights
Coming from the French word terre for “soil,” the word terroir originally described the special characteristics of a region, or piece of land, which gave different varieties of wine, coffee and tea their individuality. (Soil, climate, position, regional traditions….)
Century 21 supports local and underprivileged children by organising LA COLLECTE DE JOUETS CENTURY 21
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.
Trade unions have called for another nationwide, general strike on Thursday 19th October to protest against the proposed reforms to the loi de travail (working regulations).