Finding Languedoc: local news E http://feed.informer.com/digests/YXKMYNJVCI/feeder Finding Languedoc: local news E Respective post owners and feed distributors Sun, 08 Dec 2019 10:54:29 +0100 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Wild Boar Cassoulet https://anglophone-direct.com/wild-boar-cassoulet/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:57c8f17f-70a3-9955-64bf-c770893c9d1d Thu, 26 Jan 2023 10:49:31 +0100 <img width="750" height="750" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Cassoulet024-1024x1024.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Cassoulet024-1024x1024.jpg 1024w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Cassoulet024-150x150.jpg 150w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Cassoulet024-100x100.jpg 100w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Cassoulet024-300x300.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />Wild boar meat is leaner and tends to be darker red than ordinary pork, with a sweet and nutty flavour, due in part to its wild diet of grasses and nuts and forage. Filmed in the P-O: Breakout https://anglophone-direct.com/filmed-in-the-p-o-breakout/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:123bf6f3-fb34-0f60-ef24-f8a950640549 Thu, 26 Jan 2023 08:37:19 +0100 <img width="750" height="422" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Breakout-1975-film-images-94dff614-fcb4-4ee8-8216-0d5f19d28db.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Breakout-1975-film-images-94dff614-fcb4-4ee8-8216-0d5f19d28db.jpg 780w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Breakout-1975-film-images-94dff614-fcb4-4ee8-8216-0d5f19d28db-300x169.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Breakout-1975-film-images-94dff614-fcb4-4ee8-8216-0d5f19d28db-768x432.jpg 768w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Breakout-1975-film-images-94dff614-fcb4-4ee8-8216-0d5f19d28db-600x338.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />Filmed in the mid 70s, starring Charles Bronson, the prison scenes in Breakout were filmed at Fort de Bellegarde, in Le Perthus, portrayed as a prison in Mexico. French Language: Meaning of Coup! https://anglophone-direct.com/french-language-meaning-coup/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:cef69846-1efc-a84c-7d58-6fcb3aaf19be Wed, 25 Jan 2023 17:52:04 +0100 <img width="450" height="351" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/image.gif" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Carole Cassoly" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" />Coup has several meanings….. "hit," "blow," "strike" but combine it with another word and it can change completely. Here are just a few.. Les Angles https://anglophone-direct.com/les-angles/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:460b0294-3062-2fd8-9d5a-dc4e7acbaa9b Wed, 25 Jan 2023 17:35:00 +0100 <img width="300" height="400" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/image5.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/image5.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/image5-225x300.jpg 225w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" />Ringed by mountains, Lake Matmale glistening in front of the village, Les Angles offers 32 downhill pistes catering for all levels, and an impressive Snowpark. Emergency Siren network https://anglophone-direct.com/emergency-siren-network/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:3fc29df7-cbfd-bc00-ae4f-ccb79ddb6eb2 Wed, 25 Jan 2023 15:19:00 +0100 <img width="750" height="750" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Federal_Signal_Thunderbolt_1003_head-scaled-1024x1024.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Federal_Signal_Thunderbolt_1003_head-scaled-1024x1024.jpg 1024w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Federal_Signal_Thunderbolt_1003_head-scaled-150x150.jpg 150w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Federal_Signal_Thunderbolt_1003_head-scaled-100x100.jpg 100w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Federal_Signal_Thunderbolt_1003_head-scaled-300x300.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Federal_Signal_Thunderbolt_1003_head-65x65.jpg 65w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />If you are treated to a blast of the emergency sirens which blare out regularly around the region, don’t panic or head for the shelters! TEST YOUR FRENCH: SING IT! Les Moulins de mon Coeur https://anglophone-direct.com/test-french-sing/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:4fd1308e-9148-2075-f510-c5c14f455d0d Wed, 25 Jan 2023 13:27:10 +0100 <img width="450" height="280" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Michel-Legrand.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Michel-Legrand.jpg 450w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Michel-Legrand-300x187.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 450px) 100vw, 450px" />There are loads of different ways of improving your French. We all learn differently, and as we grow older, one of the greatest blocks to learning is memory. And yet many of us can still sing along to new songs - and remember the words! Retirada Museum – another side to La Jonquera https://anglophone-direct.com/retirada-museum-la-jonquera/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:569af509-bbbf-4423-c2f3-d90054ff0875 Wed, 25 Jan 2023 13:20:00 +0100 <img width="500" height="241" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/DSCN1540.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/DSCN1540.jpg 500w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/DSCN1540-300x145.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px" />la Jonquera Exile Memorial Museum (MUME), an immaculately kept and poignant reminder of the Retirada, a place for 'memory, history and critical reflexion'. Arse Boats of Le Boulou https://anglophone-direct.com/arse-boats-le-boulou/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:78fb4b6b-e3df-7bc6-bba0-828340c0624d Wed, 25 Jan 2023 13:18:19 +0100 <img width="750" height="486" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/le-boulou-1.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/le-boulou-1.jpg 1020w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/le-boulou-1-300x194.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/le-boulou-1-768x498.jpg 768w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/le-boulou-1-600x389.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />Have you heard about 'Les Barques de Cul' (arse boats) of Le Boulou? Pilgrims Progress in the P-O https://anglophone-direct.com/pilgrims-progress-p-o/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:7b829213-2bf2-1dea-5138-97802db409da Wed, 25 Jan 2023 12:30:48 +0100 <img width="595" height="393" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/GW595H393.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/GW595H393.jpg 595w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/GW595H393-300x198.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 595px) 100vw, 595px" />When Jerusalem was captured by the Caliph Omar in 638, Christian pilgrims lost their enthusiasm for the long trek to the Holy City. SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI – ICI! https://anglophone-direct.com/saint-francis-assisi-ici/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:39ae9f4b-86a8-2c61-c1eb-f2238daca25a Wed, 25 Jan 2023 11:56:44 +0100 <img width="595" height="393" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/GW595H393.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/GW595H393.jpg 595w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/GW595H393-300x198.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 595px) 100vw, 595px" />Saint Francis of Assisi himself stopped several times in Perpignan in the early 11th century Lakeside linger and wine tasting… https://anglophone-direct.com/villeneuve-de-la-raho/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:54d399ef-061c-e195-f9ec-2f56aec34920 Wed, 25 Jan 2023 10:23:38 +0100 <img width="750" height="750" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/image-87-1024x1024.jpeg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/image-87-1024x1024.jpeg 1024w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/image-87-150x150.jpeg 150w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/image-87-100x100.jpeg 100w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/image-87-300x300.jpeg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />Originally created in the 70s as a reservoir to supply local agriculture, the lake at Villeneuve-de-la-Raho quickly became a leisure area for sailing, fishing and sunbathing, attracting growing numbers of locals and tourists alike because of its easy access. St Pere de Rodes https://anglophone-direct.com/st-pere-de-rodes-llanca-and-el-port-de-la-selva/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:1e53d371-5270-7390-bd1c-8f61ca5fecd8 Wed, 25 Jan 2023 08:49:00 +0100 <img width="750" height="750" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/monasterio-de-sant-pere-2-1-1024x1024.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Saint Pere de Rodes" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/monasterio-de-sant-pere-2-1-1024x1024.jpg 1024w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/monasterio-de-sant-pere-2-1-150x150.jpg 150w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/monasterio-de-sant-pere-2-1-100x100.jpg 100w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/monasterio-de-sant-pere-2-1-300x300.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />Above the gleaming white fishing town of Port de la Selva, in the province of Girona, stands the Benedictine monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes constructed into the side of the Verdera mountain. Cream in France https://anglophone-direct.com/cream-in-france-2/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:b0c830e2-3ed3-b81d-a702-c30c8b5c7bfd Tue, 24 Jan 2023 12:05:00 +0100 <img width="500" height="245" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Creams_11.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Double and whipping cream in France" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Creams_11.jpg 500w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Creams_11-300x147.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px" />There is no direct equivalent in France for double cream. Some ‘crême fraiche’ can be a decent substitute but you can’t whip it. Lost Pet Scam https://anglophone-direct.com/lost-pet-scam/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:c017695d-c1b7-a767-b7af-8dc8678a4ad3 Tue, 24 Jan 2023 11:49:43 +0100 <img width="500" height="333" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Poppet-view.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Poppet-view.jpg 500w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Poppet-view-300x200.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px" />I-CAD, the agency in charge of the National Identification File for domestic pets in France, is warning about a scam, aimed to defraud pet owners who have lost their pets. Food for Thought: Cassoulet https://anglophone-direct.com/food-thought-cassoulet/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:80d62399-f0b4-20f7-e313-dfc896d722a4 Tue, 24 Jan 2023 08:32:53 +0100 <img width="750" height="750" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/pasta-794464_1920-1-1024x1024.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="food ingredients" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/pasta-794464_1920-1-1024x1024.jpg 1024w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/pasta-794464_1920-1-150x150.jpg 150w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/pasta-794464_1920-1-100x100.jpg 100w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/pasta-794464_1920-1-300x300.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />Cassoulet - Suzanne Dunaway shares her PO-inspired recipes in this weekly blog. Mimosa – fragrant winter blooms https://anglophone-direct.com/mimosa-fragrant-winter-blooms/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:599b9e8e-52ec-9c60-54aa-f487b559ca7e Tue, 24 Jan 2023 06:52:00 +0100 <img width="500" height="372" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/mimosa-PO.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/mimosa-PO.jpg 500w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/mimosa-PO-300x223.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px" />Traditional Chinese Medicinal practitioners have long revered the bark, leaves and flowers and the tree was used by the ancient Mayans for trauma injuries and burns. Pancake Day in France – February 2nd https://anglophone-direct.com/la-chandeleur-february/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:ca630b8a-eb57-fc65-b596-78d5f251fa3f Tue, 24 Jan 2023 06:14:00 +0100 <img width="400" height="300" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Spelt-Crepes.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Spelt-Crepes.jpg 400w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Spelt-Crepes-300x225.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 400px) 100vw, 400px" />Apart from the well known Mardi Gras, the nearest French equivalent to Pancake Day is the ‘Fête de la Chandeleur’ (Candlemas) on 2nd February. QUIZ: Expressions with ‘PRENDRE’ https://anglophone-direct.com/quiz-expressions-with-prendre/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:95b03d25-a57b-aca9-86a9-19ec74a24eb5 Mon, 23 Jan 2023 12:56:22 +0100 <img width="750" height="231" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/quiz-header-2.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/quiz-header-2.jpg 790w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/quiz-header-2-300x92.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/quiz-header-2-768x236.jpg 768w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/quiz-header-2-600x185.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />Can you find the English equivalent of these French expressions which all use the verb ‘prendre’? En voiture Simone https://anglophone-direct.com/en-voiture-simone/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:78987c6e-020b-5bc9-4323-8e6ecc9e10a7 Mon, 23 Jan 2023 09:21:28 +0100 <img width="200" height="192" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/car.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" />This expression became popular in the 1960’s thanks to the presenters of a TV game show ‘Intervilles’....... Book Club : Tapestry of War https://anglophone-direct.com/book-club-tapestry-of-war/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:abcd8c55-1fd6-462a-5dd1-89621bcd034c Mon, 23 Jan 2023 07:01:28 +0100 <img width="750" height="750" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/books-1024x1024.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/books-1024x1024.jpg 1024w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/books-150x150.jpg 150w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/books-100x100.jpg 100w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/books-300x300.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />Not a new release but definitely worth a read if you haven't already, or a re-read if you have! Bon Marché & Useful French Phrases for a Bargain https://anglophone-direct.com/bon-marche-useful-french-phrases-for-a-bargain/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:02a826b5-db3c-fa1a-9fcc-ea385427e788 Sun, 22 Jan 2023 08:53:50 +0100 <img width="640" height="435" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/640px-Au_Bon_Marché_vue_générale_-_gravure.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Au Bon Marché, Paris 1887" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/640px-Au_Bon_Marché_vue_générale_-_gravure.jpg 640w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/640px-Au_Bon_Marché_vue_générale_-_gravure-300x204.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/640px-Au_Bon_Marché_vue_générale_-_gravure-600x408.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />One of the world’s first real ‘department stores’ was 'Au Bon Marché' in Paris, designed by Gustav Eiffel. FOREVER BRONZE.The legendary lovers of Port Vendres https://anglophone-direct.com/the-legendary-lovers-port-vendres/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:03f389bc-ce9a-d5cd-33ea-3267a8a776ac Sun, 22 Jan 2023 03:56:00 +0100 <img width="314" height="500" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Fenouil_and_Fenouille.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Fenouil_and_Fenouille.jpg 314w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Fenouil_and_Fenouille-188x300.jpg 188w" sizes="(max-width: 314px) 100vw, 314px" />Who they really were has been lost forever in history, but by the time of the Third Republic, the legend of the love of Fenouil and Fenouille was so familiar along the coast that Minister Jules Pams proposed that a statue be put up in Port Vendres to immortalise the lovers. Walk the Region – Puig de Sant Cristau https://anglophone-direct.com/walk-the-region-puig-de-sant-cristau/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:23e51238-4b50-9eaa-e16b-fe477698ba0e Sat, 21 Jan 2023 19:11:00 +0100 <img width="400" height="210" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Puig_de_Sant_Cristau.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Puig_de_Sant_Cristau.jpg 400w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Puig_de_Sant_Cristau-300x158.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 400px) 100vw, 400px" />The start point is St Jean de L’Albere on the D71 road from Le Perthus to Neolous. Park here in the pretty shaded village &#038; start walking west along the road until you come to the yellow sign pointing up the hill labelled “Coll de Llinas” with a very optimistic time estimate of 1h20. FOUGASSE https://anglophone-direct.com/fougasse/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:d153464e-37c7-b412-d5c6-0f2323d29a18 Sat, 21 Jan 2023 16:18:16 +0100 <img width="596" height="350" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Fougasse28-thumb-596x350-254576.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Fougasse28-thumb-596x350-254576.jpg 596w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Fougasse28-thumb-596x350-254576-300x176.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 596px) 100vw, 596px" /> Look out for ‘fougasse’, the Catalan version of the Italian ‘focaccia bread’. Out for the Day: Winter in the P-O https://anglophone-direct.com/out-for-the-day-winter-in-the-p-o/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:1028fade-65fa-096d-b143-30e3f279940f Sat, 21 Jan 2023 14:53:00 +0100 <img width="500" height="373" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/photo_1.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/photo_1.jpg 500w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/photo_1-300x224.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px" />Let’s Walk: Winter in the P.O. by Hilda Cochrane The cold season is upon us.  All summer, we have managed to convince ourselves that winter and its undesirable indoor tasks, such as house repairs, are&#8230; UPDATE: Coronavirus French Vocabulary: keeping up with the media reports https://anglophone-direct.com/coronavirus-french-vocabulary-keeping-up-with-the-media-reports/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:48e7f128-b3bd-7b3f-0093-b460875d5883 Sat, 21 Jan 2023 09:57:13 +0100 <img width="750" height="563" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/1-image-Coronavirus-MERS-CoV.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Covid-19" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/1-image-Coronavirus-MERS-CoV.jpg 800w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/1-image-Coronavirus-MERS-CoV-300x225.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/1-image-Coronavirus-MERS-CoV-768x576.jpg 768w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/1-image-Coronavirus-MERS-CoV-600x450.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />UPDATED WITH MORE VOCABULARY The French media is full of the coronavirus, and staying informed is crucial to us all. The following vocabulary has been taken from media reports, and government information. We do hope it's of use. Stay strong, stay, safe, stay well et bon courage. Test your French with a Joke! https://anglophone-direct.com/test-your-french-with-a-joke/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:eed1dea9-b7fd-041c-541e-2b913afe0a58 Sat, 21 Jan 2023 05:23:13 +0100 <img width="534" height="535" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/053d8d5d024dcac64f387ac82cef26fe.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/053d8d5d024dcac64f387ac82cef26fe.jpg 534w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/053d8d5d024dcac64f387ac82cef26fe-300x300.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/053d8d5d024dcac64f387ac82cef26fe-150x150.jpg 150w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/053d8d5d024dcac64f387ac82cef26fe-100x100.jpg 100w" sizes="(max-width: 534px) 100vw, 534px" />Test your French and have a bit of a giggle at the same time! Winds of the Pyrénées-Orientales https://anglophone-direct.com/winds-of-the-pyrenees-orientales/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:b6215648-d4ae-3d95-39d5-830cc9482a9c Fri, 20 Jan 2023 12:52:53 +0100 <img width="750" height="750" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/wind-002-1024x1024.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/wind-002-1024x1024.jpg 1024w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/wind-002-150x150.jpg 150w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/wind-002-100x100.jpg 100w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/wind-002-300x300.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />There are not many disadvantages to living in the Pyrénées-Orientales but the heavy winds that sometimes batter the region are worth knowing about. Three regional winds are the Tramontane, the Marin and the Sirocco. A PLAGUE ON YOU! VALLSERA https://anglophone-direct.com/a-plague-on-you-vall/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:a4072376-4966-d44f-f980-6adcac7b28db Fri, 20 Jan 2023 11:50:25 +0100 <img width="640" height="480" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/640px-Angles66_balcere_eg3.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Valserra" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/640px-Angles66_balcere_eg3.jpg 640w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/640px-Angles66_balcere_eg3-300x225.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/640px-Angles66_balcere_eg3-600x450.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />Tread carefully on your way up to the ski slopes this winter. The Origins of the Ambulance https://anglophone-direct.com/the-origins-of-the-ambulance/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:6254089b-5997-2728-0f91-755a50704087 Fri, 20 Jan 2023 10:52:38 +0100 <img width="500" height="340" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Crimean_War_showing_a_new_ambulance._Wood_engraving.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Crimean_War_showing_a_new_ambulance._Wood_engraving.jpg 500w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Crimean_War_showing_a_new_ambulance._Wood_engraving-300x204.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 500px) 100vw, 500px" />The word ‘ambulance’ hasn’t always referred to a vehicle. Lest we forget: Femmes Formidables de la Résistance https://anglophone-direct.com/lest-we-forget-femmes-formidables-de-la-resistance/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:f21780ba-dcee-fc1a-7bbc-74e8d5859059 Fri, 20 Jan 2023 10:44:10 +0100 <img width="750" height="937" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Ravensbrück_Müttergruppe-820x1024.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Two Mothers Standing...Statue at Ravensbruck extermination camp" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Ravensbrück_Müttergruppe-820x1024.jpg 820w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Ravensbrück_Müttergruppe-240x300.jpg 240w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Ravensbrück_Müttergruppe-768x959.jpg 768w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Ravensbrück_Müttergruppe-600x749.jpg 600w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/Ravensbrück_Müttergruppe.jpg 834w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />When General de Gaulle published a list of 1,038 resistance heroes who contributed to the liberation of France; only six were women Recipe: Confit de Banyuls https://anglophone-direct.com/recipe-confit-de-banyuls/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:41e96922-b98d-df82-3a13-dbfabc43d788 Fri, 20 Jan 2023 09:55:31 +0100 <img width="750" height="422" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/P1010613.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/P1010613.jpg 750w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/P1010613-300x169.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/P1010613-600x338.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 750px) 100vw, 750px" />Confit de Banyuls, a  kind of jelly, made with Banyuls wine, sugar and pectin, is excellent with Roquefort, hard sheep cheeses and foie gras. Strikes in France: Useful strike vocabulary in French https://anglophone-direct.com/strikes-in-france-useful-strike-vocabulary-in-french/ anglophone-direct urn:uuid:1baa9670-b128-b55f-b5d9-1c313e44a8f9 Fri, 20 Jan 2023 09:00:04 +0100 <img width="700" height="202" src="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/1024x1024.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy" style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" srcset="https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/1024x1024.jpg 700w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/1024x1024-300x87.jpg 300w, https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/1024x1024-600x173.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 700px) 100vw, 700px" />Did you know that grève also means sandbank or pebbly beach and actually comes from Place de Grève, a flat and sandy area on the banks of the River Seine in Paris (now Place de l'Hôtel de Ville)? War in Ukraine: Aude and Tarn send a civil protection convoy to Romania (Finding Languedoc) https://www.lindependant.fr/2022/04/01/guerre-en-ukraine-laude-et-le-tarn-envoient-un-convoi-de-la-protection-civile-en-roumanie-10208617.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:c63f6545-218f-1fe6-715d-7fd07ffa09e1 Mon, 04 Apr 2022 12:02:53 +0200 The department of Maramures in Romania has a lot in common with Aude. If it weren&#39;t for its 550 km border with war-torn Ukraine. Aude and Tarn have decided to support their Romanian counterpart to... Carcassonne. "Your purchases reimbursed in the city center": the shock operation of traders (Finding Languedoc) https://actu.fr/occitanie/carcassonne_11069/carcassonne-vos-achats-rembourses-en-centre-ville-l-operation-choc-des-commercants_49895155.html Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:8fcb6367-5a87-1d88-fd06-f5b0a7f87402 Mon, 04 Apr 2022 11:57:33 +0200 The City of Carcassonne and the Office of Trade and Crafts have launched the 8th edition of the commercial operation: &quot;Your purchases reimbursed in the city center&quot;. Based in Perpignan, Le Maillot Français is setting up an eco-responsible factory by 2023 (Finding Languedoc) https://www.lindependant.fr/2022/04/03/installee-a-perpignan-lentreprise-le-maillot-francais-se-dote-dune-manufacture-eco-responsable-dci-2023-10212321.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:ffe17683-d491-39fe-6311-83ef77cc2752 Mon, 04 Apr 2022 11:24:58 +0200 A player in the textile industry, LCS Groupe-Le Maillot Français will invest two million euros in the construction of a new factory in Perpignan. Its objectives: to triple its production and double its... Rugby - Fédérale 1: find all the results of the weekend and the classification of all the hens (Finding Languedoc) https://www.ladepeche.fr/2022/04/03/rugby-federale-1-retrouvez-tous-les-resultats-du-week-end-et-le-classement-de-toutes-les-poules-10212140.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:3e06a4d2-e5ff-9927-15e0-88eb293651fd Mon, 04 Apr 2022 11:18:05 +0200 Find the results of the 4 pools of the Federal 1 rugby on ladepeche.fr. Federal 3: Thuir's revenge on Leucate (Finding Languedoc) https://www.lindependant.fr/2022/04/04/federale-3-la-revanche-de-thuir-sur-leucate-10213604.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:7e477c11-71bb-9dd1-6dcf-abfd21457dc2 Mon, 04 Apr 2022 11:13:22 +0200 Who would&#39;ve believed that ? Sports betting enthusiasts would probably not have bet a single euro on a victory for the Thuirinoise red lantern, against SC Leucate, the big arm of the chicken. And yet… The virtues of... Federal 2: Gruissan keeps up the pace (Finding Languedoc) https://www.lindependant.fr/2022/04/04/federale-2-gruissan-maintient-la-cadence-10213598.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:1a1f2eff-2d5b-fd31-ff29-81843ab6830c Mon, 04 Apr 2022 11:13:10 +0200 At home, Gruissan did not flinch against Cahors (33-18). Captain Nicolas Barrot&#39;s men continue to achieve their goal, which could see them play the climb to Federal 1 on May 15, at... Federal 2: Realistic Castelnaudary in Saint-Sulpice (Finding Languedoc) https://www.lindependant.fr/2022/04/04/federale-2-castelnaudary-realiste-a-saint-sulpice-10213597.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:e0f89907-96f1-74da-ef26-9d373eae9e18 Mon, 04 Apr 2022 11:13:08 +0200 Once again, Castelnaudary was able to show pragmatism to snatch a very precious victory from Saint-Sulpice (11-6). To know (Finding Languedoc) https://www.lindependant.fr/2022/04/04/a-savoir-10213595.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:d3cd5c3d-10a1-82e1-e213-137de5526a9b Mon, 04 Apr 2022 11:13:08 +0200 A Top 14 player at Provence RugbyWhile Aix-en-Provence announced the extension of its center Louis Marrou for two seasons, it also formalized the arrival of a player from Stade Français for the... Presidential 2022 - The tour of L'Indépendant in Port-La Nouvelle: "I hope they will make things happen, especially for young people. In 2050, there it will perhaps be serious" (Finding Languedoc) https://www.lindependant.fr/2022/04/01/presidentielle-2022-la-tournee-de-lindependant-a-port-la-nouvelle-jespere-quils-feront-avancer-les-choses-surtout-pour-les-jeunes-en-2050-la-ce-sera-grave-peut-etre-10208291.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:e74a2c93-9d1d-8bf5-0907-435ed184efe8 Mon, 04 Apr 2022 10:50:17 +0200 Less than 10 days before the first round of the presidential election, L&#39;Indépendant goes out to meet citizens. This Friday, our two journalists were in Port-La Nouvelle where the environment was discussed. Aude: 155 offenses noted by the gendarmes during the past weekend, 22 license retentions (Finding Languedoc) https://www.lindependant.fr/2022/04/04/aude-155-infractions-relevees-par-les-gendarmes-lors-du-week-end-passe-22-retentions-du-permis-10213438.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:51ac22ed-ae02-d53f-6076-2e259f87818b Mon, 04 Apr 2022 10:45:32 +0200 Like every week, the Aude gendarmes monitored traffic flows throughout the department, in order to fight against driving deviance. Ferrals-Les-Corbières: Footbridge, two days dedicated to performing arts (Finding Languedoc) https://semaineduminervois.com/ferrals-les-corbieres-passerelle-deux-jours-dedies-au-spectacle-vivant/ Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:afe9506b-88c9-6031-0969-6262de22a24a Mon, 04 Apr 2022 08:33:36 +0200 <p>The Collectif Passerelle, created in 2013, is offering the 5th edition of its “live performance cultural market” on April 8 and 9. Two days where artists from the region have the opportunity to present their creations to cultural programmers and the public. Theater, puppet, clown, storytelling companies, music groups […]</p><p> This article <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com/ferrals-les-corbieres-passerelle-deux-jours-dedies-au-spectacle-vivant/">Ferrals-Les-Corbières: Passerelle, two days dedicated to performing arts</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com">La Semaine du Minervois</a> .</p> On April 5 and 7, AD’OCC is offering two events at the Maison de Ma Région in Narbonne (Finding Languedoc) https://semaineduminervois.com/les-5-et-7-avril-adocc-propose-deux-evenements-a-la-maison-de-ma-region-de-narbonne/ Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:648751e3-2fd3-8cd3-a973-b0a7b3ebdd5e Mon, 04 Apr 2022 08:15:39 +0200 <p>April 5, 2022 // Corporate finance by AD&#39;OCC 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Maison de Ma Région, in Béziers Duplex broadcast at the Maison de Ma Région, in Narbonne How to raise funds or convince investors to support the growth of my business ? Who are the regional players in corporate finance […]</p><p> This article <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com/les-5-et-7-avril-adocc-propose-deux-evenements-a-la-maison-de-ma-region-de-narbonne/">On April 5 and 7, AD&#39;OCC offers two events at the Maison de Ma Région in Narbonne</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com">La Semaine du Minervois</a> .</p> Culture and youth: the Culture Pass open to all students from 4th grade (Finding Languedoc) https://semaineduminervois.com/culture-et-jeunesse-le-pass-culture-ouvert-a-tous-les-eleves-a-partir-de-la-4e/ Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:a8d1c6fc-47e7-bc6c-6ee2-1ba1b0bf4c3d Mon, 04 Apr 2022 08:08:17 +0200 <p>On May 20, 2021, the Culture pass was opened to all 18-year-olds residing in France in order to allow them to benefit from 300 euros to intensify and diversify their cultural practices. Since January 2022, this system has been extended to the youngest, from 4th grade. Every young person aged 15 to […]</p><p> This article <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com/culture-et-jeunesse-le-pass-culture-ouvert-a-tous-les-eleves-a-partir-de-la-4e/">Culture and youth: the Culture Pass open to all students from 4th grade</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com">La Semaine du Minervois</a> .</p> Association: 100 for 1 roof of the Narbonnais, consolidating a network of solidarity and hope (Finding Languedoc) https://semaineduminervois.com/association-100-pour-1-toit-du-narbonnais-consolider-un-reseau-de-solidarite-et-despoir/ Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:0477c4bb-d8d7-790e-32bf-501d7221f46a Mon, 04 Apr 2022 07:57:23 +0200 <p>Press release The association 100 for 1 roof of the Narbonnais, created at the end of January 2021, held its general assembly bringing together around thirty people this Saturday, March 12. Coming from the collective Accueil MigrantEs du Narbonnais, it completes its solidarity housing action. The idea is simple: if 100 people agree to donate to […]</p><p> This article <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com/association-100-pour-1-toit-du-narbonnais-consolider-un-reseau-de-solidarite-et-despoir/">Association: 100 for 1 roof of the Narbonnais, consolidating a network of solidarity and hope</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com">La Semaine du Minervois</a> .</p> COVID 19 and labor law: a new decision calls into question the vaccination obligation of caregivers (Finding Languedoc) https://semaineduminervois.com/covid-19-et-droit-du-travail-une-nouvelle-decision-remet-en-cause-lobligation-vaccinale-des-soignants/ Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:e03544c2-70a9-9cf6-f0ac-36823e20754c Mon, 04 Apr 2022 07:49:51 +0200 <p>The labor council of Alençon ordered the reinstatement of a nurse to her workstation in nursing home despite the non-presentation of a vaccination schedule against Covid-19. In this decision, the industrial tribunal decides to find that the suspension of this nurse was manifestly unlawful, to order her reinstatement in her post, to order […]</p><p> This article <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com/covid-19-et-droit-du-travail-une-nouvelle-decision-remet-en-cause-lobligation-vaccinale-des-soignants/">COVID 19 and labor law: a new decision calls into question the vaccination obligation for caregivers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://semaineduminervois.com">La Semaine du Minervois</a> .</p> Port-la-Nouvelle, last episode of "Me President" in Aude (Finding Languedoc) https://www.lindependant.fr/2022/04/03/port-la-nouvelle-dernier-episode-de-moi-president-dans-laude-10212410.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:78b1eb12-8430-d6dc-66c5-869592a51843 Mon, 04 Apr 2022 06:05:02 +0200 What would you do if elected in the next presidential election? The 2022 Presidential Tour team of your newspaper was on April 1, 2022 in Port la Nouvelle, to stretch the microphones of... Bram. Continued success of the "Zero Waste Family" operation (Finding Languedoc) https://www.ladepeche.fr/2022/04/04/succes-constant-de-loperation-famille-zero-dechet-10213199.php Finding Languedoc local news (Finding Languedoc local news) urn:uuid:f73dd715-a04e-b6eb-9a56-6e4018a6cdcf Mon, 04 Apr 2022 05:13:13 +0200 The &quot;Family zero waste&quot; operation, launched by the municipality in 2020 with the Nature en Jeux association, aims to support Bramais households wishing to engage in a citizen consumption approach and...