Sophrology is a structured method of personal development designed to reduce stress and promote mental and physical well-being. It has become very popular in this time of COVID.
Are you feeling stressed, anxious, sleeping badly or suffering chronic pain then this event will be perfect. Or maybe you would just like to enjoy an interesting and relaxing morning with a few friends.
Mandy Postlethwaite is a trained Sophrologist working in English and French and has now set up her own Cabinet which is already proving a great success as so many medical practitioners are referring patients especially during these difficult times.
Mandy has kindly offered to host a series of group workshops at her home, depending on the numbers, to introduce the benefits of Sophrology.Read More »An Introduction to Sophrology: 14.00h Monday 21st June
Castelnau is a typical Médoc-Gironde commune, a lordship with a long history, with vineyards, a pine forest, a few interesting old buildings and a long history as a Compostela stopover for Brits on their way along the seaside route. The bypass has made an enormous difference and the once congested town centre is now a quieter place. A breath of fresh air and a tranquille walk.
We will meet by l’Eglise St Jacques de Castelnau at 14.00 h /14.15. Press READ MORE for registration details.Read More »Castelnau de Médoc Walk: Wed 23 June 14.00 hr
Our ‘A Novel Idea’ Book Club is next read and review will be ‘TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by HARPER LEE‘ on the 6th July. Please join us.
Please click on the ‘READ MORE’ button to see an extract and the forthcoming reads.Read More »‘A Novel Idea’ Tuesday 6th July at 18:00
Feel like a trip, for all the family, into the local, olde-worlde Landais countryside? Something like a childhood dream, complete with period train, farm, animals, grandfather clocks, sepia photos, the lot?
A day at Marquèze is the answer.
Since 1969, the Parc Naturel Régional des Landes de Gascogne authority have reorganised a big clearing of the commune of Sabres in the Landes (40), recreating the system of farming and cattle raising which prevailed 150 years ago, at the time when the ‘landes’ were being transformed into a massive forest. The buildings are local or come from nearby areas and recreate the spheres of the clearing, the farm, the fields, the river and the forest, seen in their original context. Dépaysement garanti¸ quaint, exotic, refreshing right from the start… when you have to leave your car behind and climb into a creaky, puffing period tchoo-tchoo. You’ll love it, so will the kids
For a group booking and reduced pricing, we need 15 people. If you are interested, please let Alain know, as soon as possible as groups need to be organised four weeks in advance, i.e by mid-June.Read More »Visit to Ecomusée de Marquèze – Friday July 16th