Red passport, blue passport….
Quite a tongue twister if you say it quickly 3 times over….but no matter how many times you say it, it won’t alter the ironic fact that the contract to produce the new, blue, après-Brexit British passports has been won by Gemalto, a French firm based in Paris.

At this time of year the P-O transforms into a kaleidoscope of wildflowers. Lesley McLaren takes us through a few of the more common ones to be found in the verges, hedgerows and rocky slopes of the Albères and Vallespir.