P-O Life summer mag is now online but If, like me, you prefer the paper version, you will be able to pick it up from all the following places with more to follow. Just watch this space! 🙂
The phenomena of blogging had exploded onto our screens long before the current sanitary crisis. However, in the current confinement, blogs are a link to the outside world, to something beyond our own four walls… to people other than our immediate family, pets or reflections in the mirror!
Did you know that the word ‘apéritif’ comes from the Latin ‘aperire’ meaning to open or uncover? As it is typically served before a meal to whet the appetite, (as opposed to a ‘digestif’, which is served at the end of a meal to aid digestion), it opens both appetites and a bottle or two.
As usual, PO Life brings you walks, restaurant reviews, recipes, airport news, French and English language exercises, silly jokes, days out…… and a host of talented guest writers who have volunteered (or been volunteered) to be your personal guides around the region.
To prevent an eventual ‘second wave’ of the virus, and break the chains of transmission, the government has put in place StopCovid.
P-O Life Mag Summer is out! The paper version disappears like ‘gateaux chauds’ 🙂 so if you still haven’t managed to bag yourself a copy, try one in the following places.
Here’s our roundup of accessible free entertainment during lockdown in France. You won’t have time to be bored!
Bread! A much-loved staple of France. Boulangeries are plentiful, always busy and often with customers spilling out on to the street. Bread comes in all
Bread! A much-loved staple of France. Boulangeries are plentiful, always busy and often with customers spilling out on to the street.
Elisabeth Eidenbenz was the remarkable Swiss woman who created La Maternité Suisse in Elne as a refuge for expectant mothers exiled from Spain during La Retirada and World War II.
Perpignan is gaining quite a reputation for its gourmet delights. Tony Goodman takes us on a tour of some of them.