The Mexican Suitcase’ describes the contents of three cardboard boxes of 4,500 35mm negatives of the Spanish Civil War by Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and Chim (David Seymour), who risked their lives to witness history in the making.
All arrivals from inside the European Union are now required to present a negative PCR test
A reader has contacted us to warn us of a text message scam which she fell foul of last week. If you receive a text asking you to pay extra postage on a parcel awaiting delivery, it may well be a hoax.
Book Club: Priest’ by Sylvia Davey Authentic First Novel About the Cathars in the Aude and Ariege
In late January/early February 1939 nearly half a million Spanish civilians and soldiers fled to France. The word Retirada (Spanish for Retreat) was adopted by historians to signify this exodus, which was the biggest single influx of refugees ever known in France.
A newcomer has joined us! A warm welcome to Leone Crinnion, recently arrived in Saint Cyprien, who will be sharing her thoughts as she discovers our beautiful region
French Health Minister, Olivier Veran, gave a press conference on the current sanitary situation, reporting no changes as yet.
Post Brexit, mid Covid or just ready to make a move?
The pound rallied on Tuesday as the UK’s latest jobs figures printed above expectations.
Test Your French: Et Dieu créa Adam et Eve. A short story with French/English vocabulary at the end to help you to improve your French.