Beaujolais Nouveau Day

Beaujolais Nouveau Day

November 15th 2018 was, as the saying goes, a Red-Letter Day for any devotee of French culture. Even those of us who do not drink alcohol could not fail to have ignored “Beaujolais Nouveau Day”, which is traditionally marked by any number of fireworks displays, music...
MEET MONTY THE MONTEGO

MEET MONTY THE MONTEGO

The bite of frost is in the air and grumpy middle-aged English types (all right, me) start their annual bemoaning about ‘the commercialisation of Halloween’, so it is a pleasant distraction to consider a critical issue – what is the best way to travel to Château de...