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Introduction to Wine appreciation


This course will be a happy / tasty / educational blend of art and science, a repeat of the introductory course run previously. We will discuss different wine styles and how they are made. Back to basics, we’ll look at what you taste and smell in wine and what “balance” means in quality wine. We will smell and taste basic wine components and educate our palates as we learn to appreciate the magic of wine composition. The great thing is no-one is ever wrong in what you say about wine – we each appreciate different facets – but one session will be spent on wine faults.

Ageing Disgracefully


Initially, an irreverent and light-hearted look at ageing. What to do to pass the time before dotage overwhelms. Sharing ideas and fantasies for ageing disgracefully with the aim of turning growing old - that most prolonged and disagreeable of experiences - into a riotous adventure. Followed by a closer look at the opportunities afforded by the Third Act, a life review - where we are at - then developing individual plans, our own ABC to the Art of Ageing Disgracefully.



Yoga for EVERY BODY. The main course served is breath-centred postures and mindfulness, promoting ease of movement and comfort in the body by mobilising stiff joints, relaxing tight muscles and revitalising from the inside out. The main course comes with with a sprinkling of yoga philosophy. The dessert is relaxation. The class is friendly (with a cup of tea afterwards!) and takes place in a beautiful studio with breathtaking views. Amanda can modify any posture according to the individual, so the class is appropriate for experienced and beginners in yoga.

Wine Tour Group


This course is a monthly winery day tour.

Walking Group


You are invited to join our friendly walking group on Monday mornings. It is a wonderful opportunity to get to know our district, discover some new areas and work at our fitness at the same time. Walks usually last for an hour to 90 minutes, followed by a visit to a nearby cafe. Rob Gardner welcomes any suggestions for new walks.
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Japanese Language & Culture


This course is for all members who have an interest in Japan or plan to visit the Land of the Rising Sun. Join Rob to begin speaking, reading and writing Japanese and learn about some of the fascinating aspects of Japanese society, culture, customs and history. Come and share his passion and accept the challenge of learning this intriguing language.

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