The mini tornado that hit the small village of Maureillas las Illas last weekend left a fair amount of structural damage, with trees and power lines down – but all in a surprisingly narrow corridor.
Rose Hip SyrupLooking for a Winter tonic? Cindy Guilbert recommends this easy and delicious recipe for rose hip syrup, which contains 20 times more vitamin C than oranges.
If you’re travelling around France by air, you may have to have ‘plan B’ up your sleeve as French airline pilots threaten to go on strike.
Discussion of renewable energy options in the P-O
by Simon Newman No one knows why flamingos stand on one leg There are plenty of theories of course, the most common being that it’s a heat conservation strategy to counter long periods of standing in…
Mon père était fonctionnaire et ma mère ne faisait rien non plus. Colluche – French comedian and actor, famous for his irreverent sense of humour (fonctionnaire – civil servant non plus – either) ….. a…
Love the big screen but put off by the language barrier? Maybe you’re fluent but can’t bear the dubbed voice overs? Well, English language cinema is not as rare as you might think!
SPANISH airline Air Nostrum is planning to launch a high-speed train services from Montpellier to Barcelona and Madrid in October 2018.
Air Nostrum’s rail subsidiary ‘Intermodalidad de Levante’ (Ilsa) is the first private company to request permission to launch an international service on the Spanish high-speed network.
Tony Goodman continues his tour of regional wine producers, chatting to the vignerons and recommending wines that have inspired him.
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.