Blog archive for December, 2009

Dr Rake should live on a sink estate for a year - 1 December 2009

Dr Rake should live on a sink estate for a year

Commentary by Rosa Monckton


Daily Mail, Tuesday 1 December 2009


Fairytale France: swapping hamburgers for frogs in the Languedoc - 1 December 2009

Where to take two children for October half-term? Children who would be absolutely delighted with a week at Disneyland Paris and a diet of hamburgers? The answer is Carcassonne, a medieval fortress town that looks as if it belongs in every fairytale book, situated in the heart of the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It comes complete with battlements, towers and cobbled streets and, off season, is not in the least bit crowded.