November 2019 GENERAL MEETING

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November Speaker: – Dr Anna Trapido – renowned anthropologist, chef and cookbook author.
If we are what we eat who are we? An A-Z of South African cuisine.
Date: Tuesday 5 November 2019
Time: 09.30 for 10.00
Cost: Monthly attendance – R100 for members, R120 if not pre-booked, R150 for guests. A required name badge will cost an additional R75. No show charge is R100.
Venue: Bryanston Country Club, Bryanston Drive, Bryanston
Booking: Please print your name on the booking sheet for the September 2019 meeting. If you missed it when the sheet was handed around during the talk, you can sign at the Hospitality Table on the way out. Alternatively, Bookings can be made on the Wednesday before the meeting via email at iwcjoburgsa.hospitality@gmail.com.
Cancellations: Must be made by 5pm on the Wednesday prior to the General Meeting; otherwise you will be required to pay in full.
Dr Anna Trapido trained as an anthropologist at King’s College Cambridge and as a chef at the Prue Leith College, Centurion. She uses both disciplines in her work. She works as a food writer and broadcaster and has twice won the World Gourmand Cookbook award – first for To The Banqueting House; African Cuisine, an epic journey and subsequently for Hunger for Freedom; the story of food in the life of Nelson Mandela. Anna was born in Britain and grew up in Oxford. Her father was an historian and her mother is a well-known novelist. Both parents were born in South Africa, which may explain why she says she feels very at home here. Anna is a regular contributor to Radio 702’s weekend lifestyle programmes, where she has gained many fans with her lively wit and adventurous attitude to food.

OCTOBER 2019 GENERAL MEETING October Speaker: – Alan Powell : My archeological dig in Greece

Date: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Time: 09.30 for 10.00 Cost: Monthly attendance – R100 for members, R120 if not pre-booked, R150  for guests. A required name badge will cost an additional R75. No show charge is R100. Venue: Bryanston Country Club, Bryanston Drive, Bryanston Booking: Please print your name on the booking sheet for the September 2019 meeting. If you missed it when the sheet was handed around during the talk, you can sign at the Hospitality Table on the way out. Alternatively, Bookings can be made on the Wednesday before the meeting via email at iwcjoburgsa.hospitality@gmail.com. Cancellations: Must be made by 5pm on the Wednesday prior to the General Meeting; otherwise you will be required to pay in full. 

Alan will take us on his journey to Greece; see some of the historical sites that formed so much of ancient Greece, all the way from Athens to the ancient city of Messene. His team was allocated a heap of rubble that covered an old Roman bath house. He will share how they cleared that and their interesting findings. We will visit other ancient sites and islands, with snippets of history and shots of the beauty that bejewels that country. He will take a philosophical look at who were these Gods that had such an impact on man. Alan is retired. He studied and practised Chemistry, Marketing and “inventing things” He is married with two children. His archaeological dig in Greece influenced his love of ancient history.

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