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, […]

Autumn Lunch

We had our Autumn Lunch on a beautiful day at the Osteria Gallo d’Oro. We were twenty with 18 members and 2 guests. One of the guests has  been offered membership of BRA by the person who invited her to the lunch, as a gift and is in the process of applying to become a […]

VISIT TO THE MUSEO DELLA DOGANA

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 […]

VISIT TO VILLA TARANTO

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 […]