AN INFORMAL LUNCH AT THE CHATEAU DE PRANGINS

As a horribly long period of lockdowns and other constraints was gradually lifting and as summer was at last arriving, we seized upon the chance to hold our first lunch together for over one year. BRA Members and friends congregated outside the charming old restaurant that nestles inside the walls of this elegant 18th Century […]

Tulip Festival in Morges

After months of careful isolation, we were finally able to meet in person and talk one to one. Great though Zoom has been, it was a relief not to be peering at tiny rectangles on a computer screen.  Many thanks to Rosemary for her account of this rather special day.   Jan Powell It was a […]

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 […]

Traditional Christmas Dinner

A CHRISTMAS FEAST IN FOUNEX It was a bright and sparkly evening on 12 December when 41 Romandie West members gathered at the Auberge Communale in Founex for our much anticipated traditional Christmas dinner.  Back by very popular demand, this was the third year that Dany and his team at the Auberge have hosted us.  All […]

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 […]

RW – QBP

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 […]