Journée de la Femme International Women’s Day 2017 will be held on Wednesday 8th March, with activities taking place from 27th Feb – 14th March.  #BeBoldForChange The World Economic Forum predicts that gender disparity will…

Did you know that, according to the Midi Libre, the yellow boat ‘Marguerita’ that can be seen slowly falling to bits in Port Bou belonged to John Wayne!

Many people of ‘a certain age’ will remember all the fuss about the banning of Serge Gainsborough’s ‘Je t’aime (moi non plus)’, which only served to make it so much more popular.

In 1898 the Gompel brothers founded the ‘Paris-France’ company to direct their growing chain of department stores ‘Aux Dames de France’. The chain was a great success in several large towns in France.

An anonymous 12th century sculptor, the Master of Cabestany was not recognised until the 1930s when a Romanesque-style tympanum was unearthed during renovation work at the parish church of Cabestany.

Traditional Chinese Medicinal practitioners have long revered the bark, leaves and flowers for its health benefits and yet there is little modern research on this tree which was also used by the ancient Mayans for trauma injuries and burns.

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