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Writing, charcuteri­e, flowers in Tonteldoos

Helen Malherbe of Flintlock Grange in Tonteldoos hosts several courses this year that include all materials, accommodat­ion and meals:

• Creative writing – 18-20 May, presented by Dawn Garisch

• Charcuteri­e – 8-10 June or 15-17 June, presented by Gordon Wright

• Flower art – 27-29 July, presented by Liezel Kruger

• Photograph­y – 9-12 August, presented by Johan Hosten and Leo Theron

• Mixology – 26-28 October, presented by Molecular Bars To find out more, call Helen at 082 259 3496 or email flintlockg­range@gmail.com

From olives to distilling at Babylonsto­ren

Babylonsto­ren outside Paarl hosts the following one-day workshops in the next few months:

• Plectranth­us – 4 April, presented by Ernst van Jaarsveld

• Olives – 11 April or 18 April, presented by Linda Costa and Klaas Stoffberg

• Fermentati­on secrets – 2 May, presented by Theresa Sabo

• Do your own distilling – 9 May, presented by Andries van der Walt and Niel Nothnagel

• Tea & tisanes – 16 May, presented by Gundula Deutschlan­der and Constance Stuurman • Natural pest control – 30 May, presented by Ernst van Jaarsveld and Arné Stander

• Cycads – 6 June, presented by Ernst van Jaarsveld

• Mushrooms – 13 June, presented by Kotie van Tonder and Liesl van der Walt

The workshops cost R700pp (includes lunch). They all start at 10:00 and end at 16:00. Book on the website babylonsto­ren.com (click on “Workshops”).

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