Category Archives: Recent Activities

Walk at Gouville sur Mer. – 27th March 2018

The walk on 27 March started from Gouville sur Mer. The morning rain stopped as we arrived in Gouville for the start (spring is still not here!). 13 people took part in the walk through the dunes. We took the … Continue reading

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Curry Lunch 23rd March – 2018

As expected last month’s curry lunch proved its popularity by being oversubscribed. David and Louise Wilson’s house and garden had been transformed for a day into the Gouville Balti House restaurant and car park together with a neighbour’s gite being … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday – 13th February 2018

Pancake Tales Rumour has it that the French Légion d’Honneur was awarded to a Belgian wizard for his legendary skills in the kitchen. The story goes that some thirty pilgrims descended on his hostelry, babbling in English and all he … Continue reading

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The Pruning of Roses – 31st January, 2018

The Pruning of Roses … in the rain of course! on the last day of January, 2018 and, suddenly, there was a garden-full of cars bringing visitors through a wet and cold Norman day to John and Janet’s house. A … Continue reading

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New Year and our 25th Anniversary Year – 13 January 2018

More than forty members met to celebrate the New Year and our Anniversary Year at Chris R’s gîte, where a generous spread of buffet food, Galettes des Rois and an anniversary celebration cake was provided by the Committee and accompanied … Continue reading

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Christmas Luncheon at Le Tourne Bride – 8th December 2017

We were blessed with a bright and breezy day for our much anticipated celebration lunch, although latecomers were greeted with a hail storm. The log fire was most welcome and so was an aperitif, which was followed by a continuous … Continue reading

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Quiz and Buffet Lunch -18th November 2017

Quiz and Buffet Lunch chez Catherine and Jacques C’est 31 personnes qui se sont réunies le samedi 18 novembre 2017, chez Catherine et Jacques à Roncey à l’occasion du Quiz and Buffet Lunch.         Un accueil très … Continue reading

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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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