SNACK AND WALK

Covid-19 provided the excellent idea for an afternoon meeting out-of-doors. Following a snack and good chat outside Richi’s friendly little bar we set off up the Allmend beside the meandering Sihl for a lovely autumn walk. We watched dozens of dogs playing with each other and with the teasing crows and our conversations also covered […]

FALCONERIA SHOW IN LOCARNO

On a lovely sunny autumn day in Ticino, a group of members made their way to see the show of birds in flight at the Falconeria in Locarno and what a show it was. Falcons, owls, vultures and eagles and other birds of prey flew directly overhead from one trainer to another – always being […]

Monthly Sunday Brunch

It is now a year since Romandie East Region, BRA Members, friends and guests, regularly get together for our Monthly Sunday Brunch at Zenhäusern bakery/tea-room/restaurant in Sierre. They serve up especially for us, a Full English breakfast, which is accompanied by a glass of freshly pressed orange juice, coffee or tea, and toast. We provide the […]

Barbecue / Picnic

We decided to go ahead with our yearly BBQ but with a slight difference, we made it into a picnic as well as a BBQ and everyone bought their own food and drinks along. The grill was provided for those who wanted to grill their meat. The wasps were out in force and it was […]

Lunch at the Fork & Bottle

In July Members from the BRA NE Region visited the Fork and Bottle for a lunch of fish and chips… or some other plate if one so wished. Seating outside under the trees is always convivial and it didn’t rain!  A good time was had by all. 🙂 In fact the Fork and Bottle is […]

Ticino Spring Lunch

We shall remember our spring lunch at the Gallo d’Oro as it was the last time that seventeen members from the Ticino were able to meet and enjoy a happy occasion together. I brought 3 bottles of sanitizing gel with me to put on the tables and there was no hand shaking or physical contact, […]

2020 – Monthly Round Table, Conthey (Valais)

2020 and a new year has begun….. Romandie East Region, BRA Members and friends are still meeting at our traditional Monthly Round Table, which have become a regular event where we get together on the every 7th of every month. After having a drink, some good food, catching up with each others news … it’s […]

Fun Fondue in Founex

It was a day of torrential rain and poor visibility – not a good omen for driving out to a vineyard’s “Carnotzet”. Nevertheless, despite the weather and the coronavirus scare,19 members and guests made it to la Domaine des Biolles, Chataigneriaz near the village of Founex in Vaud. Organisers Pam Walsh and Jan Powell welcomed […]