The Musée d’art moderne of Céret is staging an exhibition of the works of Andre Masson
Wonderful walk with views of Le Massif de Canigou and its summit and very interesting industrial remains at Les Mines de Salver, near Taurinya.
Test Your French with this amusing little story
Have you ever thought of bell ringing as a pastime? St.George’s Church Vernet-Les-Bains this week receives ten bells from Taylor’s Foundry in Loughborough.
If the action of the ‘gilets jaunes’ continues to escalate, provoking looting, vandalism, violence and several accidental related deaths in various areas of France, Occitanie included, the government could consider declaring a state of emergency.
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.