We talk you through what to do if you are the closest relative of someone who has died in France and need to take care of the legal formalities and funeral arrangements.
Did you know that Rudyard Kipling wrote a short story during one of his stays in Vernet-les-Bains in 1911? ‘Why does it snow in Vernet’ pokes fun at the English habit of talking about the weather.
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
On Wednesday 25th November, the Catalonian transport minister announced the launch of three new bus routes, linking us to the towns on the other side of the border.
Yoga teacher, Marian Thornley, shares her advice on how to use yoga during the Covid 19 pandemic.
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
Many readers will know the names of Tim and Chris Parker from our series on Walk the Region, to which they have contributed walks over the past 5 years or so. This is an account of their love affair with the region over the past 17 years.
The phenomena of blogging had exploded onto our screens long before the current sanitary crisis. However, in the current confinement, blogs are a link to the outside world, to something beyond our own four walls… to people other than our immediate family, pets or reflections in the mirror!
Each year, to celebrate Saint Eloi, patron saint of goldsmiths, metalworkers, and coin collectors, Perpignan showcases the grenat, (garnet) and the jewellers and craftspeople who work with this iconic jewel.
The latest attestation.