Lydie Sabbe was born on " Krieke’ as the daughter of a cattle trader. In 1953, he married Lydie with André Missinne and they started a vlashandel to the Brugsesteenweg, where Lydie, now still lives. They had two children: Marleen and Frank. “Twenty years acted we in flax. We went to in Normandy and Holland for flax to wear, a hard craft,” says Lydie. Her husband André was in 1973 are allergic to dust and could be the vlashandel not continue, he died in 1982 of lung cancer. “We were to know that the weighbridge of Remi François in the Stationsstraat to take over. My husband was not initially enthusiastic, but my daughter Marleen convinced him. She wanted to be a hairdresser, and saw the vlaswerk't take it anymore. In 1973 we moved to café Terminus,” says Lydie. It was the beginning of her career as a café owner.
Lydie café The Rysselende celebrates 90th birthday behind the counter of her café
Pittem café owner Lydie Sabbe from Pittem fourth Sunday her ninetieth birthday. Each day, the lady behind her counter of café De Rysselende to the Brugsesteenwe
16 December 2018 Sunday 22:00
Pittem café owner Lydie Sabbe from Pittem fourth Sunday her ninetieth birthday. Each day, the lady behind her counter of café De Rysselende to the Brugsesteenweg in Pittem. “Only when I have the buckets of beer no longer out of the basement get, I will stop thinking,” she says.