The pound started off the week in a position of strength yesterday. This morning it has advanced again and is riding at a four-week high against the US dollar.
A teatime treat baked on rare rainy days by Kate’s husband, Olivier!
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.
The immensely likeable monk at the Ermitage de Domanova, Frère Gérard, welcomes visitors with open arms. Within minutes of biting into our baguette, he not only ambled over to say hello, but joined us for a glass of vin doux. Noisette, his guard-cat (see inset), meowed a greeting from his perch on the first floor window sill.
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
Have your 15 minutes (time not contractual!) of fame as an extra in a new mini-series being filmed across Aude and the Pyrénées Orientales
The small town of Toulouges was chosen by the church in 1027 for the signing of the ‘Truce of God’ (Treuga Dei), an attempt to limit violence in a feudal society where the smallest disputes between lords and knights, and even whole counties were regularly settled by war and violence.
We all know a chauvinist pig or two don’t we ladies – a gentleman who has a ‘prejudiced belief in the superiority of his own gender’?
Here in the Pyrénées Orientales CSF have our very own get-together, lunch preceded by a short meeting, a chance to meet up with others involved with CSF.
The pound sought to consolidate its position yesterday, holding its ground as market waited for Theresa May to return from her latest trip to Brussels.