Book Club: Priest’ by Sylvia Davey Authentic First Novel About the Cathars in the Aude and Ariege
The Project de Loi de Finances 2018 was published on 27th September 2017 and it is no surprise that much of what Macron promised in his election manifesto has been included.
Mas Cristine Open Day on 9th December is a chance to taste all our wines, accompanied by some snacks from the best restaurants and food producers in the region, all in a festive atmosphere.
Tony Goodman starts off the ‘Tried and Tasted’ wine series at four fabulous domaines; Domaine de la Perdrix, Chateau de Corneilla, Arnaud de Villeneuve and Dom Brial.
Spotted any new (or should that be old?) faces of late while strolling the streets of Céret? These faces are acrylic, and they make their appearance on walls and the sides of buildings scattered round the town centre.
Tucked away off the Saint André roundabout between Le Boulou and Argelès, lies Mas Cristine.
As the evening temperatures continue to decrease and the nights grow longer, it’s definitely time for comforting stews which promote a sense of well-being and contentment, especially since this recipe has the colours of the Catalan flag too!
In time honoured French tradition, the firemen and public service providers may soon be knocking at your door to offer you their Christmas calendar. Christmas tipping for the postman, (facteur) rubbish collectors ( éboueurs) and firemen ( sapeurs-pompiers) in exchange for a Christmas calendar, is always advisable to ensure smooth post delivery, rubbish collection or house-fire help.
There but for the grace of God …..
There are several charitable organisations around the region who would be very happy to accept your donations, house clearances etc. Here is a glimpse into the origins of three of these charitable associations who hope you will be thinking of them this winter.
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.