We pass evocatively named places busy with history; Besalú, St Jaume de Llierca, Castellfollit de la Roca before entering Olot and the Parc Natural de la Zona Volcanica de la Garrotxa abundant with fascinating conical and sometimes symmetrical hills.
Did you know that it is likely that tennis was first played in France. The ball used to be hit with the palm, and started off as the ‘jeu de paume’.
Update on British Television in France with webTV4me
Test Your French with a French Joke. Un canard entre dans une épicerie et demande au patron: “Vous avez de la nourriture pour canards ?” Le patron répond «Nous n’en avons pas. Ici nous vendons de la nourriture pour les gens. »
If you enjoy a stop-over in Paris on the drive down to the P-O, make sure you have your Crit’Air air quality sticker unless you want to risk a fine.
It’s hard to resist a recipe with such a saucy sounding name! If it conjured up visions of gypsy dancers with flashing eyes you wouldn’t be far wrong, because zarzuela (sar-soo-EH-lah) means operetta or variety show in Catalan.
The team from from ‘Your Voice’, Maureillas would like to inform you of the success they experienced at their very first Soirée Karaoke for Téléthon.
This sherry is best left for 3-4 weeks to give a zesty flavour. It makes a punchy cocktail when mixed with ice, sparkling rose wine, mint and lime.
Céret Mum and two sons undertake the adventure of a lifetime to change attitudes towards HIV and Down’s Syndrome
John B, owner of ‘Esperluettes’, is a lovely, chatty, sociable Scot, with a great sense of humour! Back in Saint Cyprien from a busy and stressful job in Saudi Arabia, he has finally achieved one of his life ambitions…..to own a small Picture Framing, Arts and Crafts Shop.