School holidays in France are organised according to three “holiday zones”, A, B and C, in order to manage the flow of French holidaymakers.
If you have a second home in France, prepare for a shock next time you open your taxe d’habitation bill. Councils are now legally allowed to raise the taxe by up to a whopping 60%!
Did you know that the French charity which most closely resembles Cancer Research UK is La Ligue nationale contre le cancer?
These are in fact caterpillar nests, constructed by the pine processionary caterpillar (chenille processionnaire) larva, who live in large ‘tents’ and march out at night in single file (hence the name) to feed on the pine needles.
The former ‘Maison Mazard’ in Le Soler, now destroyed, was a safe house for Dutch refugees, Jews and resistance members fleeing the nazis in the 1930s.
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!
Desperate for a pee gentlemen? Read on.
If you have a second home in France, prepare for a shock next time you open your Taxe d’habitation bill. Councils are now legally allowed to raise the taxe by up to a whopping 60%!
During the Retirada, Spanish Republicans fleeing the Franco regime poured over the border into the P-O. But it wasn’t just people, many important pieces of artwork joined the exodus.
A new book of English poetry has just been published by H.M. Hargreaves, 50 poems titled “If I but Knew…” reflecting various life experiences, from gently walking on Cromer beach to finding yourself in an untenable situation.