The Organising Committees for the Olympic Games (OCOG) have confirmed they’ll need some 45,000 volunteers for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games. Better yet, they’re looking for English speakers!
Whether new to the region, or long time residents, there are several international organisations in the P-O providing links between nationalities. They help people to settle in, reply to questions and problems, and offer new skills and interests within a social, supportive environment.
It’s a word you’ve read or heard, but what is permaculture, exactly? I asked Maryline Buckingham who started the team project with Carol Daillé and Petra Munckhof to create a flourishing garden from an abandoned lot back in April 2017.
A new land tax was the final straw: the country was ripe for revolt and the scene had long been set for the events to follow.
Being the owner of a small ‘alimentation’ shop in a local village is difficult, not just at the moment, but most of the time. Readers share their favourites in a bid to support these unsung heroes.
Also an avid gardener, Calcutta-born artist, Ansua Dutta-Wystup, loves to paint the simplicity of nature. Combining her Bengal Art School training of line and form with her own unique blend of impressionism, her works are characterised by calm and serenity.
The word ‘pompier’ comes from the verb ‘pomper’ (to pump), referring to the manual fire pumps that were originally used at fires.
Creating impressionistic digital art inspired by the works of Monet and Van Gogh, Anita Abram’s pieces reflect the light and colours that are so unique to the P-O.
QR Codes to access restaurants, bars and gyms from 9th June, the latest milestone in France’s progressive déconfinement.
A new tourist complex in the Vallespir is facing opposition from no less than 6 local associations, but authorities are suggesting it’s business as usual.