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).
President Emmanuel Macron promised various tax reforms during his electoral campaign earlier this year. If they all go ahead, there will be substantial changes to how investment income is taxed.
Karen is kindly donating a commissioned painting of your pet, worth £395, to raise funds for Twilight Doggie Retirement Home.. Visit their website or Facebook page and read all about the amazing work they do.
Día de la Hispanidad – Spain closed! Well, not quite closed, but all the shops and businesses are. Here is an excerpt from my 2011 October blog. “Popped across the border (such a jet setter!)…
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”.
The Théâtre des Aspres in Thuir is once again readying itself to raise the curtain on another season of theatre and performance. This year’s theme: diversity!
Originally formed by a group of friends to sing Christmas songs around the Albères, now a registered association, the “CHORALE INTERNATIONAL D’ALBERA” needs you.