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Jorge Luis Borges

Tim Huisamen will be talking to us about the Argentinian writer, Jorge Luis Borges, who has been described as the most important writer never to have won the Nobel prize.  Meet at the Grahamstown Bowling Club, African Street, at 10.00 am on Thursday 3 December 2015.  This will be the last meeting of the year.

From Grahamstown to Kobani and Paris

Richard Pithouse will be talking to us about the politically turbulent times we live in.  The title of his talk is ‘From Grahamstown to Kobani and Paris:  New forces are stirring’.  Meet at the Grahamstown Bowling Club on Thursday 26 November 2015 at 10.00 am.

Living Well with Dementia

Nadja Fredericks will share with us some of the deep insights she has gained in her many years of caring for dementia patients.  Meet on Thursday 19 November 2015 at the Grahamstown Bowling Club, African Street, at 10.00 am

Fish Farming

Nick James will tell us about his hatchery in Rivendell in the Howieson’s Poort area on 12 November 2015.  Meet at the Grahamstown Bowling Club, African Street, at 10.00 am.

Cleaning Grahamstown

Tim Bull will talk to us about his passion – cleaning Grahamstown.  Meet at the Grahamstown Bowling Club, African Street, on 5 November 2015 at 10.00 am.

Fur and Bunnies

Dr Villis Nam, Senior Visiting Researcher from Canada, will talk to us on Thursday 29 October 2015.  His talk is entitled ‘Fur and Bunnies – a Wildlife Biologist in Canada’s northern wilderness’.  Meet at the Grahamstown Bowling Club at 10.00 am.

The Story of the GBS

Kirk Breetzke will tell us about the GBS from its foundation to the present day.  Meet at the Grahamstown Bowling Club, African Street, on Thursday 22 October 2015 at 10.00 am.

Nguni Cattle

Dr David Tapson will share his knowledge of Nguni cattle with us on Thursday 15 October 2015.  Meet at the Grahamstown Bowling Club, African Street, at 10.00 am.

Mount Athos, Greece

Warren Snowball will be telling us of his experiences on Mount Athos, that holy mountain of the Orthodox Church.  Meet on Thursday 8 October 2015 at the Grahamstown Bowling Club, African Street, at 10.00 am.