So much more to Transnet Village Green

Gillian McAinsh went round the Transnet Village Green at Grahamstown resolute NOT to buy a mad festival hat. Here, instead, are a few of her favourite stalls:

1. Artistic little juice squeezers in bright pottery (The Ceramics, Khayelitsha)

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2. Pink flamingo and other wondrous works in wire (Chris Jim of So Much To Do, Johannesburg)

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3. Patriotic shweshwe shoes (Nobuzwe Dumisa Mabona of Buzwe Bethu Trading, part of the Eastern Cape Handmade Collection)

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4. Ox-hide handbags (Loyiso Soci of Singa Creations Leather Works, part of the Eastern Cape Handmade Collection)

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5. Beautifully displayed orange-toe ankle boots (Babette Clothing, Cape Town)

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6. Mix-and-combine lariat necklaces (Jacqui Jorgensen, True To My Heart, Port Elizabeth)

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7. Fair traded, 100% hand construction winter boots (Yeti Leather, KwaZulu Natal)

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8. Wild olive bowls and plates (Nigel Waters, Grahamstown Woodworkers)

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9. Cactus garden (Original Organics, Hermanus)

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10. Whimsical ceramic tiles (Angel Pholo of Elizwe Ceramics, Cookhouse).

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