April is the month when things in the garden really begin to grow. In February and March there seemed to be plenty of time: in April as the ground warms up, the garden comes along in a rush. So it is time to catch up with your jobs.
Using proverbs in your French conversation won’t necessarily make you sound like a native but they’re good to know and can be useful.
Je veux aider – an online government initiative to connect volunteers with vulnerable or isolated members of the community during the Covid-19 pandemic
The region has opened a series of Covid-19 crisis centres to help reduce the pressure on hospitals and emergency services
A quiz to test your knowledge of French culture and identity. The questions are based on the information provided in the Livret de Citoyen which is the document you will be tested on if you are interviewed when applying for French nationality.
Clocks go forward one hour (during the night of Saturday/Sunday morning)
Mornings will be darker but it will stay light later.
The latest attestation de déplacement and justificatif de déplacement professionnel can be downloaded from the government website here (copy available with English translation- select the .doc file entitled DOWNLOAD).
Here at P-O Life we know how creative many of our readers are. We figured that this was a perfect opportunity to put together a P-O Life Arts Anthology.
At this time of year the P-O transforms into a kaleidoscope of wildflowers. Lesley McLaren takes us through a few of the more common ones to be found in the verges, hedgerows and rocky slopes of the Albères and Vallespir.
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….