Richly told and profoundly moving, Pachinko is a story of love, sacrifice, ambition, and loyalty.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scottish painter and architect, known around the world for his architectural designs—finished his life in near poverty.
Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the USA Today and #1 Amazon Charts bestseller, Beneath a Scarlet Sky, is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours.
If you are interested in sculpture, really do not miss this superb exhibition of the works of Pat Rowland.
Cultural artefacts have long been targeted by armies as a demonstration of their superiority, dominance and power. The Spanish Civil War and WW2 were no different. Collectors and curators were therefore anxious to protect their cultural heritage.
The owl appears in some of cuckoo poems because he is seen as judge and jury for the treacherous cuckoo. Incidentally, there are many words for owl in French ; hibou is the general name but here is a list of the various special names for the many types of owl.
Artist Antoni Clavé was one of the many thousands of Spaniards who had to flee from the forces of Franco (the “retirada”) and ended up in a camp near Perpignan.
All the Clouds is set in and around Perpignan in southern France during World War II, the story of Paul, a singer, and Gabrielle, a dancer, who meet and fall in love
Author, Michelle Lawson, studies British migration and what it means to live the British dream in France, publishing her findings in a travel narrative.
Who they really were has been lost forever in history, but by the time of the Third Republic, the legend of the love of Fenouil and Fenouille was so familiar along the coast that Minister Jules Pams proposed that a statue be put up in Port Vendres to immortalise the lovers.