Monthly Sunday Brunch

30th June 2019 This event is now very popular, we also had a few new faces and visitors join us this month. 🙂 Deborah Gorsatt 28th April 2019 A smaller group of us met up this month but it was as enjoyable as ever. Zenhäusern Bakery are really getting the hang of cooking an English […]

Jazz Weekend Lenk

We had beautiful weather for the whole of the Jazz weekend in Lenk, not too hot and no rain. Everyone arrived in time for the warm welcome by Miriam the hotel manager, where we were served drinks and introduced to “Antonio” our waiter for the weekend. We then went through to the restaurant to have […]


At the last minute we had to change the date from Tuesday  9 July  to Thursday 11 July, nevertheless  twelve old, new and prospective members plus two dogs could enjoy a jolly lunch together.  Weather a bit too cold to sit outside.   Most of us enjoyed the   delicious Fish and Chips, served on a  strip  […]


We set off in a holiday mood, boarding our boat at Lugano Giardino, heading across the Ceresio for the Cantina di Gandria. There we could picnic on the edge of the lake, which was popular with the children who were comfortably dressed for the weather in their bathing costumes and clearly enjoying dipping their toes […]


Eleven members celebrated the Queen’s birthday on 26th June in Neuchâtel. In spite of the sweltering heat, the gardens at the Hotel du Peyrou were an oasis of peace and cool breezes, and we enjoyed Craig Penlington’s delicious snacks in the shade of the trees. By the way, he assured us that the Christmas puddings have […]


After a short hour’s drive and a pleasant 20 minute boat ride, we were pleased to find room in the free car park at the Villa Taranto Botanical Gardens. Although we were 16, we were generously granted the group rate normally for groups of 20 or more. Inspite of the hot weather we walked comfortably […]


The sun was shining brightly and the mercury was rising as a group of BRA Members and friends met at the grounds of the Aproz football club in Sion – Châteauneuf, armed with sun cream, sunglasses and hats for the day. The flags and bunting were put up early, so that everyone would know where […]

QBP NW Region

At 17:30 on our way to the QBP the heavens opened up and it poured, then it hailed and the wind was ferocious but just before 18:00 hours the sun came out and it was QBP as usual. Once again held at the hotel Merian, in the cafe Spitz where we have the balcony on […]


PIMM’S AND PIES FOR ROMANDIE-WEST’S QBP The Queen’s Birthday Garden Party is the highlight of Romandie-West’s social calendar, so this year’s organising team scratched their collective head to come up with a plan to entertain and delight.  We were lucky once again to have the beautiful grounds of the Geneva English School in Genthod as […]