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.
Many a Bac (equivalent of A-Levels) student has quivered at the sight of Victor Hugo’s name on the test paper… how will you fare with this 19th century poem?
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
Walk the Region. A very pleasant 3 ½ hour circular walk with 300m of ascent. The walk offers wonderful views to the coast and over the Massif de Canigou and valleys.
” Be careful of the bears,” he warned, in french, ” You know they like women around here. They are french bears, after all, and they are especially fond of foreign girls. “
Journalist Phil Becker lives in Perpignan and works for « La Semaine du Roussillon ». His second published book is a collection of 26 stories, written over the past decade.
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
While the Brexit transition period offers some certainty for 2020, the clock is ticking for UK expatriates to lock in protections for residence, healthcare and pensions.
Traditional Calçotadas take place In February and March. Down as many of these tasty onions as your tummy will allow, dipped in sauces and usually served up with BBQ, live music, sardanes……
It is only by knowing a little about the history of the region that we can appreciate where many of the towns and villages of the Pyrénées Orientales got their names.