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Book quiz part seven

Thanks to everyone who wrote in with the answers last week. You can still participate, so keep the answers coming in! Click here for part one, part two, part three, part four, part five and part six. This week the theme is “Banned books”.…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 25

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Book quiz part six

Thanks to everyone who wrote in with the answers last week. You can still participate, click here for part one, part two, part three, part four and part five. This week the theme is “Crime”.  • Q6.1 - Which author writes crime…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 18

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Photography competition - 'Local Community’

This month’s photography competition was all about Local Community. We are…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 11

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Book quiz part five

Thanks to everyone who wrote in with the answers last week. You can still participate,…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 11

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Book quiz part four

Thanks to everyone who wrote in with the answers last week. You can still participate,…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 4

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Book quiz part three

Thanks to everyone who wrote in with the answers last week. You can still participate,…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 24

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Book quiz part two

It’s quiz time again! Last week we published part one of the book quiz from…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 18

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Book quiz!

It’s quiz time again! Last year we published the Friends of the Anglophone…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 10

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The Advance of Science

We thought we’d take advantage of the timing of Donald Trump’s quote…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 27

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Show of masterpieces unseen in the West

If you’re planning a trip to Paris between now and March 5th, you might want…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 21

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The Madonna of Laroque, l’Hérault

In August 1998 three friends, Jacques Proust, Guy Fadat, and François Leclerc,…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 31

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The Christmas Pantomime

Diana Sawday lives in the Hérault, and used to dance with the London Festival…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 24

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Kerala, an adventure in India

Kerala, an adventure in India. 11th Nov -20th November 2016 By Pam Smith  “This…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 10

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November photo competition

The November Languedoc Photography Group photo competition had the theme Languedoc…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 3

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October photo competition

This month’s Languedoc Photography Group photo competition had the theme…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 29

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Morning walk

Morning walk Leaves underfoot,Carpet the path before me,Yellow, golden, russet,They…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 29

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Libby Page: Project Pigasse

The Canal du Midi, now a UNESCO world heritage site, is one of the oldest canals…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 21

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The lucky winner is…..

For those of you who have taken part in our quiz to win Rosemary George’s…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 7

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August's photography competition

This month’s Languedoc Living competition with the Languedoc Photography…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 9

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Saint-Chinian: art in the cellar

The art cellar is an original space that has combined contemporary artists with…

France 3/Scoop, Aug 13

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High summer

The Languedoc Photography Group monthly challenge with Languedoc Living was to enter…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 29

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Competition to win a book results

If you read our articles featuring extracts from Nick Inman’s A Guide to Mystical…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 29

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Last chance to win a book

Have you been taking part in the competition to win a copy of Nick Inman’s…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 9

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June Photograph Competition – Languedoc…

In June, the subject of the photo competition was Languedoc Markets. This was the…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 2

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In Search of Mystical France - Part Three

We are featuring another extract from Nick Inman’s book A Guide to Mystical…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 2

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Competition to win a book

Have you been taking part in the competition to win a copy of Nick Inman’s…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 2

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In Search of Mystical France - Part Two

Nick Inman has written a fascinating book called A Guide to Mystical France: Secrets,…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 25

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Artistic thoughts...

By Judith Stafford One Summer's day an artist sat at his creaking, oil-stained easel…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 25

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In Search of Mystical France

Nick Inman has written a fascinating book called A Guide to Mystical France: Secrets,…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 18

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May Photo Competition - Roofs in the Languedoc

This month’s Languedoc Living photo competition was all about roofs in the…

LanguedocLiving, May 28

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Singer Renaud sells original Tintin artwork…

The original artwork for the last two pages of the Tintin comic book King Ottokar's…

rfi English, May 6

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April photo competition

April’s photo competition with the Languedoc Photography group was nail-bitingly…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 30

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Local artist wins top Béziers prize

Last weekend, at the 60th Salon International des Arts Plastiques de Béziers,…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 23

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Goodnight Doll book draw

We’ve had lots of entries for the book draw for Goodnight Doll, and we are…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 9

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Goodnight Doll - part two

Last week we published part one of Goodnight Doll by Angélique du Toit,…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 1

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Photo of the month - March

Winner of the March photography competition is Eva Hodneland for her beautiful Easter…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 26

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Goodnight Doll - part one

Earlier this month, we published an introduction to Angélique du Toit, who…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 25

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Goodnight Doll

Dr Angélique du Toit lives part time in the South of France, in a small town…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 11

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"Pasta to die for" - a short story

Following on from the success of Leita Kaldi Davis serialisation of A House in Trausse,…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 26

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Anne Guerrin - ceramic artist

By Tess Tucker, local artist and Languedoc Living reader. Anne Guerrin impresses…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 12

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Photo of the month - January

We’ve had some wonderful contributions to the January photography competition…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 29

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A House in Trausse - Part One

After an unforgettable visit to Trausse Minervois in May 2015, Leita Kaldi Davis…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 22

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The Coalition

Local writer Rachel Caldecott-Thornton has published a new book called The Coalition.…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 22

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Photo competitions

Are you a budding photographer? The Facebook group Languedoc Photography Group and…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 16

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Photo of the month – joint first place

Photo of the month – joint first place  We’ve been running another…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 8

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Photo of the month – joint second place

Photo of the month – joint second place The competition “Photo memoires…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 8

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Winter sun

The light of the Languedoc has long been cherished by artists, photographers, and…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 11

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Photo of the month

We’ve been running a competition with a group of keen photographers, who can…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 5

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Mary Cairns, portrait artist.

By Tess Tucker. This September I spent ten days in Paradise; my kind of paradise,…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 27

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Quiz to win a Patrick Moon book!

Win a Signed Copy of one of Patrick Moon’s Books We’re making you wait…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 21

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Monopoems

This week I met a local poet who has just had her first book of poems published.…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 6

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To Dye For

Isatis Tinctoria is a dark blue dye known in French as pastel, in English as woad…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 29

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Philippe de Boven, photographs and sculptures

Philippe de Boven makes you think twice. You speak to him, and you wonder what happened…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 21

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The Naked Truth

Manet's favourite model, Victorine Meurent, has often been dismissed as a drunk…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 14

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Our industrial heritage and the Orient Express

For many, the mention of The Orient Express conjures up images of the luxury train…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 14

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Angela Purnell - artist and teacher

By Tess Tucker. Angela Purnell is a well-established artist in London and here in…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 7

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Winner of the ebook

For the last three weeks we’ve been serialising the book Run Alice Run by…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 7

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Run Alice Run - Chapter 3

Last week we published Chapter 2 of Run Alice Run, by Lynn Michell. Before you read…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 1

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An Aladdin's Cave!

Profile of sculptor Elfriede Wilderink Baars, by Tess Tucker Walking into the studio…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 24

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Run Alice Run - Chapter 2

Last week we published Chapter 1 of Run Alice Run, by Lynn Michell.  Before…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 24

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Run Alice Run - Chapter 1

Last week you read about the challenges of getting a book published with a middle-aged…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 17

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Vernissage - an artist’s view

The word vernissage is used to describe the preview of an exhibition – normally…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 17

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Don’t write a novel with a middle-aged…

Earlier this year, we published an article about local author and publisher,…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 11

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Tess Tucker, local artist

Tess Tucker is a local artist living in Lunas. She can be contacted on:- Telephone:…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 11

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Château St. Jean de Grézan

Château St. Jean de Grézan, near Autignac l'Hérault, is under-going…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 26

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Water colour quiz answers

Well done for all those who took part in the water colour quiz! The winner is Jan…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 12

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Water colour quiz!

Continuing with the theme of water colourists this week, we are running a water…

LanguedocLiving, May 29

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Views in Languedoc and Beyond

Views in Languedoc and Beyond Nicholas Poullis paints watercolours directly from…

LanguedocLiving, May 29

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Preparing for an exhibition!

Nicholas Poullis is a local watercolour artist, with a gallery in Roujan. He has…

LanguedocLiving, May 1

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A life reinvented - an interview with Patrick…

Patrick, we have been serialising some chapters of your latest book set in India…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 17

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Flat fee for the Louvre to be introduced

The Musée du Louvre in Paris, the most visited art museum in the world, has…

France 24, Apr 17

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Patrick Moon - Part 11

This is the 11th and final part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for…

LanguedocLiving, Apr 11

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Patrick Moon - Part 10

This is the tenth part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a boy…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 20

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Patrick Moon - Part 9

This is the ninth part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a boy…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 20

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Patrick Moon - Part 8

This is the eigth part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a boy…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 14

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Patrick Moon - Part 7

This is the seventh part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a…

LanguedocLiving, Mar 4

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Book quiz answers

For those of you itching to find out the answers of the book quiz set by FOAL (The…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 28

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Patrick Moon - Part 6

This is the sixth part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a boy…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 28

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Patrick Moon - Part 5

This is the fifth part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a boy…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 20

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Patrick Moon - Part 4

This is the fourth part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a boy…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 14

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Which books do you remember?

20 questions about novels and outstanding fiction, published between 1915 and 2015…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 13

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Competition winner

In January, we offered you the chance to win a signed copy of Patrick Moon’s…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 13

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Patrick Moon - Part 3

This is the third part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a boy…

LanguedocLiving, Feb 7

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Patrick Moon - Part 2

This is the second part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a boy like…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 31

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Patrick Moon - Part 1

This is the first part of the serialisation of 'What else is there for a boy like…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 24

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Win a signed copy of Patrick Moon’s new…

In our previous article about Patrick Moon, he talked about his new book What…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 16

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Linen Press - fine writing for women, by…

Linen Press is a small, independent publisher run by women, for women. Their policy…

LanguedocLiving, Jan 16

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In his own words - Nicholas Poullis

Nicholas Poullis is an artist living in the Languedoc since 2003. He has recently…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 19

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Patrick Moon - Exclusive Interview

Languedoc-based author, Patrick Moon, started his working life as a solicitor in…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 6

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'Little Prince’ illustration to be auctioned

An original watercolour illustration from Antoine de Saint-Exupery's timeless classic…

France 24, Dec 6

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Little hands of silver

The celebrated French flamenco guitarist Manitas de Plata - "Little Hands of Silver"…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 12

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Croquis de Guerre

Georges Goursat (1863–1934), known as Sem, was a French caricaturist famous…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 1

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Les Théâtreuses Poujolaises, and Toil…

Les Théâtreuses Poujolaises   The Théâtreuses…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 17

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Nigel Bird -The content is the form is the…

Nigel Bird is a local artist who lives in Maureilhan. He’s a fascinating artist,…

LanguedocLiving, Oct 11

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Patrick Amorsi – an artist in situ

Poujol sur Orb is an unlikely place to find a gallery owned by a sophisticated water…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 12

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Carcassonne refuses Cérès Franco collection…

A vast collection of works of art - naive art, folk art and other works belonging…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Sep 6

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The challenges facing artists today

Languedoc Living had the pleasure of interviewing Els Knockaert this week. Els is…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 20

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The Last of the Silk Weavers

This article was written by Languedoc Living reader Claudia MK Leon. The story…

Reader, Aug 8

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Medieval & Spanish blues in the Languedoc

Claude Bourbon was born in France in the early 60’s. He grew up in Switzerland,…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 15

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Colours of the Languedoc

This article was written by Jane Appleton, an artist orginally from Yorkshire, and…

Reader, Jul 14

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Languedoc Light

Thomas Darnell is an artist from Texas, USA, and he has lived in the Languedoc since…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 14


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