On Thursday, 18th October 2018, our
friends from Bristol, Teresa and David Goodall, were welcomed at the
Bordeaux-Bristol Association headquarter with a drink reception, attended by
several members of the association. They had arrived that afternoon from
Bristol and were staying with Huguette and Michel Bordeau.
On Friday evening, 19th October,
they were privileged, along with members of the Association BORDEAUX-BRISTOL,
to attend an “Afterwork Franco-Britannique” reception, organised by
the British Embassy in France, at the Cité du Vin in Bordeaux. In his speech,
the British Ambassador, Lord Edward Llewellyn, highlighted the ongoing friendship
and links which still exist between Bordeaux, La Nouvelle Aquitaine and the
United Kingdom, despite the current difficulties. We were privileged to have
the Mayor of Bordeaux, Monsieur Alain Juppé, to open the reception alongside
the Ambassador and he emphasised the important contribution that the ABB has
made in strengthening these ties.
Teresa and David stayed with Huguette
and Michel in Gradignan and also in Arcachon together with Thérèse Lenoble,
then on for a couple of days in Pau. During their stay in Bordeaux, they also
enjoyed a delicious lunch with Nicole Boulounaud, followed by a walk along the
They went back to Bristol on Thursday
25th very pleased with their French visit.
Kindly translated by Teresa