Discover Roots 66 (you’ll need a designated driver!)
I have been impressed by the difference in the styles and tastes of the vinegars available from the Vallespir vineyards. The latest addition to my collection of single estate vinegars is from Treloar Vineyards, which nestles into the base of Mount Canigou. It is wonderfully sweet yet savoury.
These unpleasant little devils are different from the common mozzie in that they fly and attack during the day as well as night, their bites can be more painful and cause more swelling than the common or garden mozzie, and their stinger is able to pierce clothing!
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Meanwhile, the display board has given up! It crashes to the ground. Frank Spencer could not have done it better!
The new show in the Musée d’art moderne of Collioure is a homage to Michel Bertrand ((1935 -2009). With the most basic materials – paper, wood and tar – Bertrand constructed a singular vision of the world.
If you find your dog shaking its head violently from side to side, and pawing its ear, this could mean that it has a grass seed in its ear which, if not removed, can cause…
TGV Perpignan -> Barcelona SNCF (French Rail) and RENFE (Spanish rail) have reopened the super-speedy train travel between Perpignan and Barcelona for the summer season. Running through until September, passengers can now access the Catalan…
Red, white or blue wine
Roxane and Benjamin Parra from Estagel are importing a blue wine from Spain.
Free navettes will transport you from stations along the way to the ski resorts, reduced prices apply at the Hot baths of St Thomas (get off at Fontpedrouse) or at the ski stations of St Pierre de Forcats (off at Mont Louis) or Eyne ( off at Bolquere Eyne the highest station in France).