The Region

Ripples across the Ocean

By Judith Stafford There are strangers staying in my French house. They're not builders. They're not burglars. They're not even paying guests. They are home exchange holidaymakers. They'll stay there for 2 weeks, then we have the opportunity for a reciprocal stay at their place. In Bali! Well, I always loved "South Pacific”….”Bali Haiaaayyyi…." plus any excuse to waft around in a grass skirt and I'm there…...Oh no, Bali’s not actually in…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 23

Opinions

And if it were you? Part two

Part 2 of the true story of how the Adjimi family made their way from their now destroyed home in Homs Syria to a new life in the Languedoc follows. You can read the first part of their story here.  Written by a member of the Languedoc Solidarity with Refugees association (LSR), its aim is to explain the real-life problems refugees have to confront. Bad things really can happen to good people, who somehow often do find the strength to keep moving towards a better, safer…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 23

Arts

Fire, ice & a knicker factory, what can…

More tales of the glassblower’s leitmotif in Lodève. This time…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 23

Eat, Stay

Canadian lobster arrives in Marseille

The new routing between Montreal, Canada, and Marseilles, is boosting the lobster…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jun 23

Home & Garden

Help! Which work top should I select?

Part One Often the choice of your new kitchen work top is a difficult decision.…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 23

Health

The Brexit Health Alliance

In case any of you missed the news about the Brexit Health Alliance this week, a…

Politico, Jun 23

Opinions

And if it were you? Part one

This is is the first of a series charting the long journey of one Syrian…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 17

Arts

Made in Lodève

Last week we published the first part of Chris and Rachel Thornton’s…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 17

Opinions

Ronnie's weekly review - 18 June 2017

By Ronnie Smith London… Britain’s capital acquired a new landmark this…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 17

La France

How to snack (or not) like a French person

Snacking in France has its own set of rules, writes Jackie McGeown. 1. Snacking…

The Local, Jun 17

Wine

2016 Les Fleurs Sauvages, rosé, Mas Gabriel

2016 Les Fleurs Sauvages, rosé, Mas Gabriel – 9.00€ It is the…

Rosemary George MW, Jun 17

Health

Measles outbreak continues to escalate

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control(ECDC) is continuing to monitor…

Univadis, Jun 17

Arts

The Glassblower’s leitmotif

Chris and Rachel Thornton have just opened a small shop in Lodève, l’Hérault.…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 10

Opinions

Ronnie's weekly review 11 June 2017

By Ronnie Smith  London, backward together  So the election battle is…

LanguedocLiving, Jun 10

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