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.
This online exhibition celebrates local talent and facilitates the connection between art creators and art lovers, while we all remain safely at home.
Can you help? Do you recognise the actual place these paintings were painted?
Famous French poet Arthur Rimbaud wrote Le Dormeur du Val when he was just 16, possibly based on his very real experiences of travel across France during the Franco-Prussian War
Like Wordsworth, Verlaine can say things that make the reader blush, but at his best he Is concise, simple and immediate in his impact. He could make the simple inexpressibly sad.
Pull up a basket, snuggle down into your cushion, grab a box of tissues – and read the heart warming/heart breaking story of the retired English teacher and his psychologist wife who have opened up the doors of their Dordogne home to thirty old, sick or disabled dogs.
Flamenco meets “West Side Story” in Tony Gatlif’s high-energy face-off between Spanish and Turkish communities in a French housing project
What alignment of the planets brought about the meeting of English Mothy Chambers and Bette, a mesmeric young woman, settled in the town of Collioure?
Du Bellay and his contemporaries, the Pléiade, frequently made use of diminutives (violettes, fleurettes, vermeillettes, oeillettes) to add charm to their poems.
Calling all exhibiting artists! The P-O Life Art Exhibition is a fantastic opportunity to reach a wide audience of art lovers, without being limited to 1 gallery, or by the Covid-19 sanitary measures!