Scones and Strawberry Tea

Strawberry tea and cucumber sandwiches, my favourite! A little different this year as the sun was absent, but there was an interesting talk on living in Pakistan soon after the 2nd World War, then afterwards Kevin showed his skills on the ukelele and led us in a sing song. Great. Diana Divo  

July – Sunday Brunch

A group of BRA members and non-members met up at Zenhäusern bakery and tea-room in Sierre on a sunny and very hot Sunday morning in July. We all started with a coffee and introductions were made to some new comers to the group. Those of us who wanted to eat, chose a dish from the […]

Rheinfelden and Art Exhibition

A group of BRA Members from all over Switzerland met up for lunch at the Hotel Shiff am Rhein in Rheinfelden on a very hot day in July 2018. We all had a long cool drink while we chose different items off the seasonal menu and all enjoyed our delicious light lunches. We then walked […]

 Jazz weekend in Lenk

A merry band of BRA jazz aficionados, many on a repeat visit, made their way to the village of Lenk for the annual Jazz Tage in July. Once again impeccably organised by Joy Sandoz, the weekend group activities started with the reception apéro in our hotel, the Sporthotel Wildstrubel, where first-timers were welcomed, old friendships […]

Lunch at the Fork & Bottle Restaurant

Tried, Tested and Repeated :- Fish and Chips at the Fork and Bottle is now a regular event. This time the sun didn’t shine but we ate drank and chatted all the same. Later Gypsy and Hester enjoyed their walk and snuffle on the Allmend, or Common to Brits. Diana Divo  

RE – QBP – Croquet & Picnic 2018

They came down from the mountains, they came up from the lakes, they came from all over Switzerland and France too, all brought their picnics, good humour and friends. Everyone was ready for a full day of food, fun and games. Why? Where? When? To celebrate the annual BRA Romandie East Region’s; Queen’s Birthday Party […]

RW – Queen’s Birthday Celebration 2018

In planning the annual Queen’s Birthday Party in each of the BRA’s six regions, the organisers can only hope for good weather and a good participation. In the case of Romandie West’s event on 21 June our prayers were more than answered. The temperature was perfect as we gathered at the prestigious Geneva English School […]

NW Region – QBP 2018

As usual the weather was glorious, actually with 30 degrees a bit too hot, but being on the riverside we managed to stay cool, we were all quite envious watching the swimmers jumping into the Rhine just below our balcony! Always an enjoyable event meaning a lot to those attending. Alan Chalmers proposed the loyal […]