This is a story of two naughty cats that live in Tuscany, Italy with their English mama. They learn to talk, dance and even paint, not the usual games cats play. But this is not a tale of normal cats.
Romantic stories don't come any better than the love at first sight variety and here are a couple to wet your appetite. One from an international best selling author and another from a relative unknown. But they do share a few things in common.
A history of France and the Lauragais region south of Toulouse. The Albigensian Crusade was one of the most bloody periods of the history of the Lauragais.
How World War 2 Affected lives, so many people displaced and separated from their families. Lonely mirrors is a story of the affect war can have on families and the repercussions that can be felt for years to follow.
When a new puppy arrives at your home it will be exploring a whole new world. One that in some cases presents potential hazards. Your job is to ensure that those hazards are kept to a minimum.
Prepare for your new puppy's arrival by ensuring that you have the necessary equipment and facilities to care for him and keep him comfortable and safe.
The ballpoint pen, looks pretty simple when you look at a basic BIC for example. But no way this was a major technological advance.
Every time I seem to visit one of the cities or towns in the South of France, especially in the Languedoc Roussillon region, I end up being completely bowled over by just how attractive the cities are.
Cap d'Agde, without doubt one of the nicest of the French Mediterranean resorts and well worth photographing.
Just imagine the soft top pulled back, the sun shining and the vineyards all around the winding roads. What could be better for driving in the south of France.
If you live in the western world, cars come as a part of everyday life. Even for a modest earner it is amazing how many you can own in a lifetime.
It is pretty straightforward really if you really want to lose weight, you have to establish an active lifestyle.
After moving to France I started to find out all about the Knights Templar. Then when I went back to the UK I found out there history was all around me.
It's a bit of a shock when you find out you have a high cholesterol problem. But it's not the end of the world, many people can deal with it through modest changes in lifestyle.
So where do all these traditions and celebrations come from. This one actually originated in the lands of the Celt's. The costumes these days though are more often influenced by films and celebrities.
Dog training requires a lot of patience and tolerance. Staying friends with your dog is the best approach. Much better than resorting to using unnecessary punishment. Plus a few appropriate training aids can help enormously.
When it comes to skiing, Austria is to skiing like salt is to pepper. Austrian towns and villages are completely irresistible in the winter season all covered in snow and looking completely gorgeous.
A personal pilgrimage to the coveted Wigan Casino way back into the seventies. Certainly a night to remember, and I mean all night.
If you want to ski at Lake Louise, Sunshine Mountain and Mount Norquay all on the same skiing holiday then Banff is a great place to set up camp.
Upgrading a Compaq Presario to provide more RAM is a very straight forward process and could add life to computer that removes the need to buy a new one.
A brief look at quality control and the benefits of 2 different quality control methodologies. Plus a few downsides.
How close I came to not bothering to learn to ski! What I would have missed out on doesn't bear thinking about. It's not just the skiing it's the whole environment.
Never mind the mystery and intrigue, just look at the views. They are pretty spectacular.
Gloucester is a lovely city that sits as the gateway to the South West of England in a lovely part of the country and central to the Cotswolds, the Royal Forest of Dean and the Malvern Hills, all of which are areas of outstanding natural beauty.
Our home village, tranquil and peaceful in the French countryside. But drive for few minutes and you can be in the thick of French life. Castelnaudary, Carcassonne and the Canal Du Midi, all on the doorstep.
Going back to my birthplace means for me a drive through some of the most gorgeous French countryside. Just thought I would share the trip!!
The main benefits that any digital camera has over an analogue film based camera, for me, revolves around 2 key points: - print correction and safety in numbers.
More wine than you can shake a stick at comes out of the Corbieres wine region south of Carcassonne. A portion of the Languedoc Roussillon that is responsible for 30% of France's wine production and is also a very attractive holiday destination.
Moving to live near Carcassonne was one of the best moves we ever made. Now we get to visit this fabulous city whenever we like. Would have been selfish not to share some of its attractions.
Thinking of day out in a major city in the South of France. This hub is to give you a little bit of an insight into what you can find in Toulouse, the city which is famous for being the city de espace,the centre of technology and home of Air Bus, France's principle aerospace industry.