Fairview admin on February 10th, 2009

In September 2008 Fairview entered into a relationship with the Eziko cooking school in the township of Langa, outside Cape Town. You can read my posts about our first trip to Eziko and the students return trip to Fairview on the highlighted links. Winston Zakhe has been in touch with Victor Mguqulwa at Eziko with [...]

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Fairview admin on November 18th, 2008

Yesterday we hosted a group from the Eziko Cooking School in Langa, at the Fairview farm in Paarl. This was a follow-up from our day spent at the school in September (see post). With the emphasis currently being placed on preparations for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, the role of the tourism and [...]

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Charles Back on October 27th, 2008

I do so miss the uncomplicated days that I spent pruning vineyards, fixing broken pipes and talking nonsense with the vineyard workers for hours. They seem to be a distant memory from a time long-passed. I remember how my hands were hardened with calluses – I even lost a thumb in my commitment to manual [...]

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