Category Archives: Events

I like to be beside the seaside

Went to investigate the “Village de Noël” in Le Barcarès yesterday. What an impressive and kind of weird thing. It only took 1 hour drive to the coast and the beach where the market is built every year. There is … Continue reading

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Saint Vincent

Inscriptions to this annual event in Carcassone are open. As of today Jan 8th, we are 12 attending from our group of friends  I am certainly looking forward to this year’s edition The menu looks good too €40 per head … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

And a Happy New Decade 2019 Was a fairly busy and generally good year. If you follow the blog, you are aware of this. 2020 Looks even busier. I have highlighted the main vacation plans in a previous post. Some … Continue reading

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Noël

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Xmas market

It is opened and it definitely looks like Xmas. Very busy on the opening night. Not too sure if there were more French people or Spanish people!    

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Sails

Another short holiday for 2020 is being discussed and will be added to the list as a strong possibility. After the summer madness along the Cote d’Azur, the quaint village of St Tropez hold the yearly “Les voiles de St … Continue reading

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Almost ready

  The main Xmas market area on Place Carnot is almost ready. All the chalets are up, the ice rink is completely set up and freezing up. One week to go before the doors officially open. We are all looking … Continue reading

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Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé

(Copyright Janet Brice completefrance.com) The famous slogan Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé will hang in wine bars, restaurants and cafes throughout France and across the world on this day. But how did this humble red wine from Burgundy gain its … Continue reading

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Xmas is coming

  There is strong evidence that Christmas is only weeks away. Shops have had or are finishing their decorations since days. All the attractions around town are being set up. I think the most popular one is the ice rink … Continue reading

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Halloween

It does not mean too much in this part of the world but there nevertheless a few parties around. Shame it is pouring down with rain, I might have gone to one.

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