Visit to the Chrysanthema, Lahr Germany

The charming old town Lahr, in the Black Forest, just north of Freiburg, becomes even more enchanting for three weeks in autumn, when the Chrysanthema is held. The whole town centre is decorated with thousands of chrysanthemums in full bloom. A group from the North-West region went by train from Basel and was met by […]

LUNCH AT THE CHATEAU DE PRANGINS

Following the traditional summer recess, our Chairman organised a social lunch for Tuesday 22 October, partially to celebrate the arrival of autumn. The parklands and famous jardin potager surrounding the ancient Castle of Prangins/VD, (which is also one of Switzerland’s National Museums) provided a perfect setting for enjoying the Plat du Jour and testing local […]

AUTUMN LUNCHEON

What a beautiful place to hold the BRA’s Autumn Luncheon. Vevey welcomed us to the shores of Lake Geneva where, besides stunning Alpine views over the lake, one can visit the nutrition museum Alimentarium (Vevey is the home of Nestle!) and, of course, the Charlie Chaplin World with his statue in the town immortalizing his […]

Monthly Round Table, Conthey (Valais)

October 2019 A fun time and great food was had by all who attended our October Round Table at this new venue. We have been here before for a Bowling and Pizza evening and this time most of us did just that, as they do a special offer on Monday and Thursday evenings. At Round […]

Monthly Sunday Brunch

29th September 3 guests joined us this month for our scrumptious monthly English breakfast in Sierre. Deborah Gorsatt 30th June 2019 This event is now very popular with Romandie East BRA Members  as well as Members from other BRA regions. We also had a few new faces and visitors who join us this month. 🙂 […]

Summer BBQ

The Eisweiher Hut in Riehen once again provided the venue for this traditional event. Statistics now show that out of the last 20 years it has only rained once. And again, we picked a perfect day, glorious sunshine with a breeze to keep temperatures bearable. Green fields all around and plenty of storks feeding not […]

Round Table Meet Up – Sion

August 2019 For this first meet up at LUIGIA – Sion, a restaurant with a typical Italian atmosphere; noisy, full of life and people queuing outside to get a table, we were presently surprised by the friendly service and great food. 🙂 Deborah Gorsatt