The snow is falling in the Pyrénées and no doubt thoughts are turning to waxing and servicing skis in preparation for the opening of the pistes. But there is another snowy activity to consider : snowshoeing!
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Along with the usual seasonal flu, a ‘gastro’ epidemic (gastroenteritis) appears to be making an uninvited round of France. It’s usually caused by a bacterial or viral tummy bug. This nasty little bug is usually…
There but for the grace of God …..
There are several charitable organisations around the region who would be very happy to accept your donations, house clearances etc. Here is a glimpse into the origins of three of these charitable associations who hope you will be thinking of them this winter.
Century 21 supports local and underprivileged children by organising LA COLLECTE DE JOUETS CENTURY 21
Looking for a great evening out for a worthy cause? Come and support the second edition of “Your Voice, Maureillas (SoiréeKaraoke)” in aid of Téléthon 2019.
In many regions of France, the ritual gathering of mushrooms in the autumn (but also spring spring and summer depending upon the weather), is a culture in itself. Whole families or groups of friends make a day of it, and head off ‘à la recherche des champignons’
if you lived in the UK during the 1980’s, you are forbidden from giving blood due to the risk of transmission of CJD.
The vaccination campaign against seasonal flu in France has now been launched.
Sauv’Life- an app that could be a matter of life or death will guide volunteers in the viccinty to administer emergency first aid to heart attack sufferers