Good things don’t always come in small packages! Most spiders are pretty harmless to humans. In fact, only four are known to be dangerous, one of these being ’la recluse brun’ (brown recluse spider, fiddleback,…

Estate agents in France The simplest way to find a property to buy is via estate agents as you many French properties don’t have ’for sale’ signs outside. One of the main reasons for this…

The financial crisis, Brexit etc. have all had a dampening effect on the number of Brits buying property out here and hence the number of unscrupulous individuals trying to rip them off.  However it still…

The Pyrénées Orientales abounds with fresh ingredients: fruit, veg, fish and meat from local sources both here in France and across the border in Spain, not to mention what you can find foraging.