St. Patrick’s Night – 2013

Following on from the recent Burns’ Night, xxxx and yyyy have kindly offered to host our other Celtic celebration in their house.

This will commence at 7.30, wear something green if you wish, and bring a plate of finger food to share – and a well tuned singing voice ! An aperitif, wine and water …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ THE TITLE OF THIS EXCERPT TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]

Lunch and 'The Gauls in Aquitaine' Exhibition

We shall be visiting this fascinating exhibition in the Musée d’Aquitaine. It is a special exhibition which closes on 17th March, it includes replicas of houses, rooms and workshops from the pre Roman era (800 BC +). There is good bi-lingual labelling of the exhibits. The majority of objects presented have never been publicly exhibited …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ THE TITLE OF THIS EXCERPT TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]

Cycle Ride and Lunch in the Entre Deux Mers

A gentle cycle ride in two separate 10km stages starting on the Rive Droite opposite Ile d’Arcins. We cycle alongside the Garonne and then inland into the Entre deux Mers to Latresne to join the old railway line (now a Piste Cyclable). We will stop for a leisurely lunch before making the return trip.

Lunch …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ THE TITLE OF THIS EXCERPT TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]

Lunch in the Country

The February monthly lunch is to be out of Bordeaux, meeting at 12.00.

L’Auberge adjacent to the roundabout in the centre of …. (approximately 45 minutes west of Bordeaux). We will have the menu de jour for €14.50 comprising Entrée from the buffet, a choice of Plat and Dessert with a quarter of wine and …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ THE TITLE OF THIS EXCERPT TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]

Burns’ Night – 2013

What a venue, and what a marvellous evening in the Chateau in Cenon (Bordeaux). Members Alan and Aracelis, kindly offered their spectacular home, for the second successive year for this most Scottish of evenings. It was a sell out! The full capacity of 28 members booked. Guests commenced the evening with a rather potent Scottish …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ THE TITLE OF THIS EXCERPT TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]

New Year Walk and Lunch: Carcans

We all made it to the church at Carcans on time so it was not too bad a start to the New Year, and the first 2013 vintage walk is now respectfully assuming its rightful place in Piet de Bie’s repertory of always very interesting and enjoyable walks.

Earlier in the morning, I heard a …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ THE TITLE OF THIS EXCERPT TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]