Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
Test your French and have a giggle with this cheeky story of when the Pope came to Perpignan (not based on true events!)
Minestrone soup – Although February in the Vallespir isn’t as cold as some parts of the world, a comforting soup is always welcome on a winter’s day.
The P-O is on red alert for pollen allergy. According to the RNSA (National Aerobiological Surveillance Network), responsible for the analysis of the content of the air, cypress pollen is at a particularly high level in our region as well as the Hérault, Aude, Lozère, Aveyron and Tarn.
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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Traditional British style sausages and bacon back in the P-O
Classed as one of the ‘Grands Site de France’ any visit to the Pyrénees-Orientales is dominated by the mystic and sacred Catalan Canigou.
When Pélage II was carried off by the plague on February 8, 590, Grégoire was elected Pope. Rome was ravaged by the plague and threatened by famine and flood, so Grégoire organised prayers and processions to boost morale.
The pound ticked higher yesterday, as the UK’s latest GDP report revealed the UK economy expanded at a faster pace than expected in 2019.