WHAT a ghastly cold and windy weekend, although the rain was most welcome! Unfortunately the heavens opened just as Mtwalume’s craft and flea market was about to get under way, resulting in flapjacks, cream and bananas going flying as customers and stallholders alike scurried for shelter, with top priority being trying to keep musician Andy Els’s instruments dry in the pelting rain.
But don’t despair – the market was rescheduled and will now be held on the same day as the second day of Hibberdene’s spring fair – Saturday, October 6. Either visit the fair on the Friday and Mtwalume’s market on the Saturday – or kill two birds with one stone and visit both events at different times.
Stalls are still available for the spring fair and there will be plenty of space outside on the grass for a car boot sale. Bookings can be made with Marie at 082 2935757 and the variety of goods on sale will include jewellery, fancy goods, jams, perfume and a huge variety of food and snacks.
Join the Mizpah Church’s men’s breakfast at the church premises this coming Saturday (15th) at 7am. Just R20 will get you a delicious meal, as well as a time of fellowship. Contact Edgar at 084 5820772 for more information.
Food for the soul
All are invited to the Hare Krishna Society’s enlightenment session at the Hibberdene Care Centre on Saturday, September 22 at 3pm. Rajin Mahabeer is the person to contact at 082 8352758 for more information. Supper will be served.
Prep your pot
Time is drawing closer for the Blue Waters Pub and Grill’s ‘King of the Coast’ potjiekos competition, which takes place on Sunday, September 23.
Entry fee is R100 for a family and R300 for a company team, while spectators pay no entrance fee. Potjiekos will be sold afterwards for R25 a plate, so come and join in this fun-filled day. All proceeds will go to the Lower South Coast SPCA – which is a really worthy cause. Contact either Gezina at 039 6998000 or Daleen at 072 8785721 to find out more.
It was with both surprise and pleasure that your scribe bumped into former Hibberdene Methodist minister Reverend Cedric Pretorius and his wife Di in Scottburgh last weekend! Di has lost an amazing amount of weight and looks really slim and trim and both send fondest greetings to all their friends in the area.
After an absence of approximately a year visiting family and friends in the United Kingdom, Barry Guppy returned to his home in Hibberdene last Sunday. It was great to see him again, having almost forgotten what he looked like after his long holiday.
Get well soon
Richard O’Neill has been readmitted to hospital, while thoughts are also with Peter and Edna Yeldham, neither of whom are well at present.
Reason to celebrate
There are no anniversaries on record this week, but birthday wishes are extended to Yvonne Herman (13th), Derek Duma (14th), your scribe’s granddaughter Bianca in Cape Town (15th), Johan Theron and Christa Coetzer (17th) and Beth Rautenbach (18th).
Remember to keep Lizzie busy with Hibberdene news and snippets.
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