Fatphobia: France’s systemic prejudice

24 May

This week we’re putting the focus on France’s attitude to weight, and more specifically at the curvier end of the scales. While the French cliché of an effortlessly trim population obviously doesn’t hold true, the country does seem to harbour a deep-r…

Inside Saint-Cyr, France’s elite military academy

24 May

At just 21 years old, François-Henry has left his family and friends behind to join the prestigious French military academy of Saint-Cyr. In a few years from now, he will lead an army battalion. In the meantime, François-Henry must learn how to become…

New Carp Spirit tackle impresses

24 May

Launching over 1,000 quality carp products in the UK this year, Carp Spirit already have a strong following across Europe.
Owned by global company Rapala, and distributed by Normark UK, the design team have clearly invested a lot of time to ensure that the new releases are perfect for UK anglers.
Angler’s Mail tackle editor Richard Howard visited the Carp Society HQ, Horseshoe Lakes, on 
the eve of the Carp 
Spirit-sponsored 2019 World Carp Classic UK Qualifier, to have a sneak preview of some of their standout items.

  A quality range of rods to suit 
all budgets The beauty about being owned by a heavyweight, global company …Continue reading »

The very best cruise Corsica and Sardinia holiday. Ever.

23 May

There are cruises and then there are really special cruises. The sort of cruise that becomes legendary. Cruising Corsica and Sardinia with Doni Belau’s Girls Guide to Paris cruise and tour holiday is one such. There’s nothing else like it, nothing else to beat it and nothing else that will make you experience the French […]

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What to see and do in Angouleme, Charente, France

23 May

Angoulême is located on a limestone plateau overlooking the Charente River. Thanks to its perched position, the city is nicknamed the “balcony of the southwest” France. When you stand at its edge looking over the surrounding countryside – you’ll know exactly how it got that name. Its location has always made it highly coveted, the […]

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