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Page 6 — 6th June 2008 The Midlands Herald

A Festival of Fairy Tales ballet Dining out in the Midlands


Below: Pupils of the Ros Nicholson School of Ballet in “The Ugly
Duckling” in A Festival of Fairy Tales.
A Festival of Fairy Good food, good vibe
Tales will be produced at
The Hilton College
Theatre by the pupils of at Harry Jack’s
the Ros Nicholson
School of Ballet on Fri-
day 13th June at 6 pm and
Family Restaurant
Saturday 14 th June at Our dining experience at Harry Jack’s Catalina’s legendary ability among the
2 pm and 6 pm. Pro- Family Restaurant in Howick started off with wines soon had a 2005 Zonnebloem Merlot
ceeds will go to the Catalina and me thinking that the cold front (R75-00) plonked on our table.
Howick SPCA. had spoilt our chances of sitting on the at- She was perfectly right: it was smooth and
Tickets at R40 for tractive outside deck. easy drinking, and complemented well the
adults and R25 for chil- Not so. Management had booked us a ta- main dishes we were about to order.
dren are available at the ble right next to the fireplace, pulled the Catalina’s 250g fillet steak (R68-00),
door. shutters down and brought up an additional chargrilled to order, with mash and a
gas heater to ensure that we were cosy for Madagascan peppercorn sauce, she pro-
our visit. nounced tender and tasty.
Michaelhouse School’s Elsewhere, the restaurant was busy that
evening, providing a pleasant, convivial at-
Likewise, my succulent gammon steak —
served with pineapple and fried egg, and

scholarships for 2009 mosphere.


Catalina and I started off by ordering a
large house salad (R23-00).
creamy mashed potato (R45-00).
For dessert, Catalina enjoyed a small
chocolate milkshake at R7-00 and I had a
Michaelhouse provides a range of merit- the submission of a curriculum vitae and For her starter, she followed this with homemade creamy chocolate mousse (R17-
based scholarships for students of outstand- performance at an afternoon of sport at the baked mushrooms (R25-00) — grilled black 00).
ing academic, musical and sporting ability. School. mushrooms with stir-fried fresh vegetables Our evening was memorable — warm and
Awards are made to boys entering The Music Scholarship awards are based topped with melted mozzarella cheese and cosy, with a wonderful exchange of conver-
Michaelhouse in Grade 8 and are valid for upon the submission of a satisfactory cur- baked — while I favoured the chicken livers sation and hours to enjoy it all.
the five year duration of their career at riculum vitae and an audition with an exter- peri-peri (R25-00), which were sautéed Owners Sean and Rebecca tastefully re-
Michaelhouse. nal adjudicator. chicken livers with a peri-peri sauce, and stored a century-old house and almost two
The Academic Scholarship examination served with toast. years on, have settled into a winning for-
is written by invitation, at Michaelhouse, and Michaelhouse takes great pleasure in an- The service was attentive, and the man- mula. Telephone Harry Jack’s at 033-
awards are hence based upon the candidates’ nouncing the following Scholarship Awards ager for the evening friendly and helpful. 330 5036. Russell Barnes
performance in the Scholarship examination. for 2009: Below: Regular Harry Jack’s customers in the form of the Wakefields Estate Agents family — Theresa Wil-
Sports Scholarship awards are based upon liams, Delene van der Westhuizen, Steven Willaiams, Juzzy van der Westhuizen, Helen Wakeford (daughter
of the owners of Harry Jack’s), Luke van Rooyen, Harry Jack’s chef Happy Zwane and Lara Williams.
Scholarship Surname First Name School

Major Open McDonald Michael Ruzawi School


Minor Open Schram Nicholas Highbury Prep. School
Open Exhibition Holzbach Sebastian Cordwalles Prep. School
Open Exhibition Potter Matthew St Peter’s Prep. School
Major Trust Clowes Steven Underberg School
Minor Trust Mgoduso Lonwabo Montrose Primary School
Closed Morkel Justin Clifton Prep Sch., Nott. Rd
Closed Joubert Matthew The Ridge School
Exhibition De Beer Darren Waterkloof House Prep.Sch.
Exhibition Thompson Ryan Pridwin Preparatory School
Exhibition Wolfson Adrian Highbury Preparatory Sch.
Sports Bird Cameron Highbury Preparatory Sch.
Sports Oldfield Gregory Highbury Preparatory Sch.
Sports Exhibition Bouwer Michael Westville Sen. Primary Sch.
Sports Exhibition Stevens Luke Westville Sen. Primary Sch.

Local heritage award


presented to a
worthy recipient
The Lions River Heritage So- knowledge and she’s been very
ciety (LRHS) honoured Mrs Noo dedicated to the cause of heritage
Dorning on Heritage Day last over many years.”
year for her contribution towards Mrs Dorning is also the au-
the preservation of Midlands her- thor of a book on the historical
itage. properties of the Midlands,
Members of the Society Chimnays in the Clouds, first
gathered at the Howick Museum published in 1997 and which she
to honour the occasion. has recently revised and re-
In particular they expressed printed in a fuller edition.
their gratitude to her for her deep At the time of the first launch
involvement and dedication in she said: “I hope that it makes
maintaining our heritage. people aware of the heritage in
The members were proud to the area, and of just how fragile
present her with a well-earned it is, particularly in the country
reward, namely a framed picture areas of KwaZulu-Natal”.
of early Howick. * The editor regrets that this ar-
Above: Alf Lincoln, president of the Lions River Heritage Society (LRHS), Mrs Noo Dorning, Moira Crookes (chairman, LHRS) and LHRS president Alf Lincoln ticle and photograph, dated Sep-
guest speaker on myths and facts about King uShaka, Dr Tony Cubbin, at the Howick Museum on Heritage Day last year. Mr Lincoln said to The Herald afterwards: tember 2007, were unable to be
is holding the society’s floating trophy, an aerial photograph of Howick presented in recognition of her contribution. “Mrs Dorning has such a deep published earlier due to illness.