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The Last Walk of the Year along the River Soulles – 10th November 2017

The choice of route for November’s walk reflected the fact that autumn in Normandy can often be wet. Starting at the Yeti bowling and ice rink in Coutances, we followed the gentle contours of La Soulles river valley as we … Continue reading

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Visit to Lucerne Abbey – 24 OCTOBER 2017

As new members of the association we were very pleased that our first outing would involve a visit to Lucerne Abbey, a place that has long been on our agenda. The well attended trip started with an opportunity to meet … Continue reading

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Mont Castre -10th October 2017

We gathered at a place called La Gare where there was no longer a station serving Lithaire. I presume that France had a Dr Beeching too. If you looked carefully you could see the old red tiled-roofed station building, which … Continue reading

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Walk at Rue d’Agon -September 2017

A small, intrepid group met on a damp September morning for our monthly walk. We set off along the footpath at the side of the Sienne estuary before turning left up through country lanes to the lovely old village of … Continue reading

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The Anglophone Association Banner -5th September 2017

You may already know that some of our craftier members have been busy creating a banner to help make the Anglophone Association more visible at events, such as the annual fair at Les Unelles, where we had a stand to … Continue reading

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1st French conversation group – 21st August 2017

Not wanting to wait for La Rentrée, 11 keen members got together on 21 August for the first of the French conversation groups. Introductions (in French of course) were made and various aspects of the weather discussed and phrases learnt. … Continue reading

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French Conversation Group

We have recently formed two French conversation groups; one to cater for beginners and a second for those that have some knowledge of French already. We have a group of members (English and French) who will be willing to help facilitate … Continue reading

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Mini Golf at La Baleine – 10th August 2017

I woke to a fine day with some sunshine and only a 5% chance of rain. This was a promising start for attending my first event as a new member of the Anglophone Association of Coutances.   Lunch at Le Krill … Continue reading

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Fete National – 14th July 2017

Louise and David welcomed sixty-two members of the Anglophone Association to the Annual Fête nationale. The weather was, once again, kind to us and we were able to enjoy a delightful buffet lunch sitting under the Normandy sunshine.  Many thanks … Continue reading

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Lunch at Granville and tour of the old town – 14th June 2017

On one of the warmest days so far in June, sun-lovers met at Le Borsalino on the marina in Granville. We enjoyed a varied and unhurried lunch including seafood, salads, turkey, gammon and pizzas. We then made our way to … Continue reading

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