The Region

An Australian’s view of Christmas In France

By Rachael Morgan McIntosh  We are coming to the end of the school term, our first Christmas in France is looming and I am starting to lose my mind a little. I am, as the old saying has it, all over the place like a madwoman’s p**-p**. I know when my stress levels are rising because my husband Keith starts to treat me carefully, like a package that might explode. He speaks slowly and gently, like a trained emergency work in the Community Outreach Team dealing with…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 15

Recipes

Cheesy winter feast

Apparently the tartiflette is the most in demand recipe in France, or at least the most Googled recipe in France this year. If you haven’t tried tartiflette yet, winter is definitely the season to eat it. It’s not for nothing that it was invented in the Alps - to keep you warm and full during the harsh winter months. Think about how you feel after eating a hearty Cassoulet, and then double that feeling. The original recipe was a gratin of potato, onions and cheese,…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 15

Wine

Clairette du Languedoc, Vin de liqueur

Clairette du Languedoc, Vin de liqueur – 15€ Clairette du Languedoc was…

Rosemary George MW, Dec 15

Films

S-films - Part One

They say that when you retire, you should finally get around to reading Proust.…

Film Buff, Dec 15

La France

Bilingual people have more job opportunities

English is by far the most in-demand language for employers in France, but it is…

The Local, Dec 15

La France

Macron reveals 18 winners of #MakeOurPlanetGreatAgain

President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled the 18 international climate change researchers…

The Connexion, Dec 15

The Region

The Bath in the Bedroom

By Rachael Mogan McIntosh It’s the bath in the bedroom that sold me on the…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 8

Home & Garden

An eco-friendly Christmas?

It can feel like an annual dilemma. A real Christmas tree seems a more natural choice,…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 8

Recipes

Aperitif anyone?

In French, the word aperitif has several meanings. An aperitif is an alcoholic beverage,…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 8

La France

Twelve traditions that make a French Christmas

For those of you who are new to France, you might be wondering what your first Christmas…

The Local, Dec 8

Arts

FOAL - English language library in Montpellier

By Vicki Metherell The association “The Friends of the Anglophone Library”…

LanguedocLiving, Dec 8

Arts

Man dubbed ‘French Banksy’ creates dystopian…

A French artist and graffiti painter, who has been dubbed “the French Banksy”…

The Connexion, Dec 8

Cracker Fair

We’re all going crackers!

The Cracker Fair team are very nearly ready to bring you the biggest Cracker Fair…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 24

The Region

Vive la difference!

By Judith Stafford I’ve Frexitted. I am Britside. I’m on the opposite…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 24

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