Herman is closed

Just a reminder to all that Herman Le Baron is closed for 3 weeks.

I won't be here next friday the 27th However if some of you want to meet, I suggest to post a thread on this forum.

For the 3rd of January, I propose a special holiday meet at the Xmas Market in Brussels where we can enjoy a few hot wines and eat some cheesy food outside. We could meet in front of The bourse at 12:30 

let me know if you like the idea and/or you intend to come.

Merry Xmas to you all, Thierry

Cycling from Antwerp to London


This is the cycling trip from Antwerp to London and back. 


The 255th & 5th Burns' Night Supper


Finally the official announcement for the 255th and 5th STUDS Burns' Night Supper - to be held on Burns' Night (funny that) at the usual location - more details to follow when you sign up.

For those who have not been before this will be the 5th time that Studers (no Studettes - this is a boys only event) have got together to toast the memory of the Scots bard and indulge in whisky tasting and Haggis...

For planning purposes - please sign up as soon as on this site if you intend to come.


The next quiz will take place on Monday 16 December  Participation costs €10 per person.

SOs are welcome.  The specialist round will be on Benelux.

Please send me a private e-mail to confirm your participation to dshutcheson@yahoo.co.uk




The next quiz, on behalf of UNICEF, will take place at The Open on Monday November 25th and the specialist country will be Spain. Participation costs €10.
Please send an e-mail to confirm your attendance as soon as possible and please note that SOs are more than welcome.

Get a taste of the islands!

My wife, Lindsay, and I stumbled upon this nice little restaurant that serves 'island' food near Place Flagey. We are going this Friday night at 7pm. If you would like to come join us, please let me know before Wednesday night (the 30th). This will be a casual dinner, some good food, some wine and a good time. Bring your SOs.

Small producers of wine fair in Lille

The Salon des vins des vignerons indépendants is the place to buy some good wine at a good value. John swinscoe and I got extra tickets. Better to go there with a car. 

Friday the 15th is the best day to attend.

Lille is 1 hour 30 from Brussels.

Red Star Line Museum - Antwerpen

Hi all,

Visit of the Red Star Line Museum, November the 6th.

I need to make a reservation for a time slot as the number of persons in the museum is limited. I will try to book for 2pm.

Please let me know if you are coming.

Entry price is 8 euros

More info about the Red Star Line here: www.redstarline.com/

Oktoberfest @ Place Jourdan

Hey All,

Kjeld made reservations for Saturday, Sept. 19.  He has asked that I cancel Friday night.  If anyone is interested in attending the Oktoberfest on Saturday at 5 pm.  Please email myself or Kjeld so we can forward the reservation confirmation to you.




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