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Posted by Karen Hadfield
19 August, 2013

time is running out…

for you to take advantage of the special early bird discounts on all our retreats! So I advise you to get in touch and book now… October 29 Photography with Rosa Frei January 09 Writing with Jan Cornall January 24 Writing with Linda Cracknell February 14 Berber Arts with Rosemary ...

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Posted by Karen Hadfield
02 August, 2013

August news…

Welcome to the Cafe Tissardmine news in August… The men in the desert are bravely bearing the heat and Ramadan whilst I am freezing in melbourne…its good to be back but wish it was warmer…I’m heading back to the desert soon as we open up after the summer break in ...

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Posted by Karen Hadfield
15 July, 2013

July news…

Time to get moving… So, the time has come to book in for your stay at Cafe Tissardmine and join one of our creative retreats in creative writing, photography and Berber culture…there are several courses to on offer and if you book before August 31 2013, you will receive 10% ...

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Posted by Karen Hadfield
19 April, 2013

APRIL NEWS…

The World Responsible Travel Awards are now open for nominations so here is your chance to nominate Cafe Tissardmine in one of the categories (see below) – the choice is yours, but as a guide I would think that categories 1, 5, 6 and 7 (if you have a great ...

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Posted by Karen Hadfield
03 April, 2013

March news…part one

It has been a busy month but the most important news is that the new pump for the village well is now installed and working a treat. I want to thank all those who contributed to the project and especially my father Ian Hadfield who coordinated the fundraising and Don ...

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Posted by Karen Hadfield
17 October, 2012

special offer!

Interested in coming to write in the desert? Interested in saving money? Due to a last-minute cancellation we have spaces available for the writing retreat with Linda Cracknell November 16 – 25, we are offering a discount of 300 Euro so get your pens out and book now… if you ...

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Posted by Karen Hadfield
23 September, 2012

late september news

Cafe Tissardmine has just farewelled a group of international experts in the fields of bio technology and arachnology (and their families) invited by Prof. Ingo Rechenberg from the Technische Universität Berlin. Tissardmine became HQ for the night forays into the desert to examine the “rolling” spider that is unique to the area ...

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Posted by Karen Hadfield
02 September, 2012

September News

Just landed in Marrakech which has a challenging temperature of 45 degrees – ahhh! Heading to the desert tomorrow and can’t wait to see the progress out there. It’s been hot over the summer but now cooling down…need to check on the sheep and chooks! Getting ready for visitors and retreats ...

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Posted by katclay
27 August, 2012

August News

This is the place where, from time to time, we will post updates on what’s happening, who’s visiting, special offers, last-minute changes, generally just bits of news from the desert… so keep visiting here and keep up to date… We are currently updating the website so for a week or ...

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