Barry Blend, true to his name, loves nothing more than mixing things together.
Every October, Palalda’s ‘Chapelle du Rosaire’ celebrates the Fête du Rosaire with a programme of songs, traditional dancing, prayers and concerts.
There is an old Provencal saying: “Plantez avant la Sainte Catherine et vous auriez de bonnes racines” – plant before 25 November to have good roots.
Rugby is a massive part of the P O culture, but where did the game originate, how did it evolve and why is it so popular here?
If you’re looking for an exciting winter or spring drive, why not take the stunning coast road across the border to El Port de la Selva, and return to France via Figueres?
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
Have you ever thought of bell ringing as a pastime? This year, St.George’s Church in Vernet-Les-Bains received ten new bells and you can try your hand at ringing them (or just enjoy those who know what they’re doing?!)
The carrying of compulsory car breathalysers (éthylotests), made law in 2013, has now been officially scrapped
There are loads of different ways of improving your French. We all learn differently, and as we grow older, one of the greatest blocks to learning is memory. And yet many of us can still sing along to new songs – and remember the words!