The European Commission has confirmed that the Catalan independence referendum was “not legal” according to Spanish law, and described aggressive beating of peaceful protesters by the Spanish riot police as an “internal matter”.

As usual, PO Life brings you walks, restaurant reviews, recipes, airport news, French and English language exercises, silly jokes, days out…… and a host of talented guest writers who have volunteered (or been volunteered) to be your personal guides around the region.

Les Associations – join the club! The beginning of autumn (September) brings out the ‘Forums des Associations’ in every town and village throughout the region. Often running alongside an autumn fair or a local produce…

Get to know Argelès-sur-Mer   Would you really like to get to know Argelès-sur-Mer? Its history? The legends? Join one of the thematic,  guided walks, organized by the Casa de Albera for the past ten…

Taxis in France – things you might need to know Taking a taxi in France is rarely just a matter of stepping out into the road and putting your hand out! In the provinces, taxis…

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