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Think inside the box

FACILITATOR: Jonathan Ancer

DATES: Wednesday 3 March–Wednesday 5 May             

COURSE FEES: Full: R750.00

TIME: 17:30 to 18:30

Bookings can be made through Webtickets :

This course will be offered on the Microsoft Teams platform. Participants will be sent a link.

Since the words ‘lockdown', ‘Covid' and 'anti-maskers' entered our lexicon last year we have all been dealing with the twin evils of anxiety and boredom. Cryptic crosswords are a great solution to both. As crossword pioneer Margaret Farrar told the New York Times: 'You can’t think of your troubles while solving a crossword’. 

Crosswords are also a fun and productive way to pass the time. Unfortunately, if you don't know the twists, tricks and secrets, cryptic clues can seem impenetrable. This ten-week course teaches you how to unlock cryptic crossword codes. Participants will be given a puzzle before each one-hour workshop and we will solve it together, clue by clue. In addition, there will be word games, crossword trivia and maybe a pun or two. This course will equip you with skills to solve cryptic crossword puzzles and play a small part in making us all feel a bit closer together.

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