Jacqui Henderson (Whitehead, 1984) graciously opened her home to the Guild, for us to host our Cape Town Luncheon on Saturday, 8 February. A perfect Cape Town summer’s day and a garden with the most exquisite view of Table Mountain made the perfect setting for the get-together of 51 DSG Old Girls. We were thrilled to have Old Girls representing matric classes from 1964 all the way through to 2016 attend the occasion. We even had the privilege of having one of our UK Old Girls, who whilst on holiday in the Cape, attend the lunch. Thank you Zozie for making the effort. These events often represent the first time that DSG Old Girls reconnect with the school post their actual schooling years or the first time that one meets another DSG Old Girl representing a different year group, but, what is too amazing is to see how the strength of sharing something like ‘the DSG experience’, brings about new friendships, networks and opportunities.
An enormous thank you to our Western Cape Guild Chairperson, Andy Bassingthwaighte (2006), for arranging such a fantastic afternoon, Glenda Williams-Wynne (Anderson, 1976) our Guild President for attending the event and of course to Jacqui for her warmth and generosity in allowing us the use of her home. To all the DSG Old Girls who attended, a heartfelt thanks for your contributions and presence and we hope to see you again at our next function in Cape Town.