Category Archives: Carcassonne

December

The last month of the year is already upon us. Where I live in the south of France, there is little chance of snow. Saying that the Pyrenees mountains are just round the corner and we can see the snow … Continue reading

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Gilets jaunes

I cannot stand the current “yellow jackets” (Gilets Jaunes) which started a couple of weeks ago. They are basically hindering my way and being a nuisance to the majority of citizens. Some roads have been blocked for a few days … Continue reading

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Rotary action time

Following the recent floods, we have been quite busy in the past 2 weeks collecting donations and distributing them where they are needed in town and around the villages which were hit a lot. Today was a bit special. We … Continue reading

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Tasting

Excellent article from my friend Bob on their blog “Lets live in France”. I attended the “Fête de la Gastronomie” in Carcassonne the other day and it was certainly very pleasant as Bob describes. The event is organised by my … Continue reading

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Club meeting

Like every Thursday at the domaine d’Auriac. Very pleasant too in this weather. Always a pleasure to meet up with my Rotary friends.

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Expats in Carcassonne

Some might not know that we have started a small group called: “Les Expats de Carcassonne“. We have met a couple of times for dinner, drinks and a few laughs. If anyone is interested in joining in, we are meeting … Continue reading

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Medieval town

Went to Mirepoix this morning. Mirepoix is in the Ariège department at the foot of the majestic Pyrenean mountain rang. It is only 30 to 40 minutes by car west from Carcassonne. The departmental road as opposed to the highway … Continue reading

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