Monthly Archives: October 2011

Watch the evening sky over the next couple of weeks

  Mercury and Venus in the night sky Watch Mercury overtaking Venus early evenings this week.   As it starts to get dark, look over to the west for the very bright “evening star” – Venus.  Venus is so bright it can be seen in twilight. As the earth turns you will see:  Mercury appearing as a […]

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Celebrate the warm summer weather by getting out of Joburg for the day

Weekend outings from Joburg Why not head out to Toadbury Hall in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Toadbury Hall offers specially packed picnic baskets to enjoy outdoors under a shady tree or in the warm sunshine. The menu changes with the seasons and includes a range of handmade snacks, delicious mains and a […]

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It’s a great time to come visit Joburg for a feast of good theatre

Good theatre currently showing in Joburg Jozi has some great theatre and live shows at the moment. Saw ‘Chilli Boy’ last week. An old play back for a re-run, but missed it last time around- very funny one-man comedy, amazing acting performance. Runs till 6th Nov. Completely different was ‘The Girl with the Yellow Dress’ […]

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Willem Boshoff’s walkabout at his UJ exhibition this Wednesday

Willem Boshoff at FADA Gallery What? Willem Boshoff’s walkabout of his exhibition ‘Setups and Upsets’ Where? FADA Gallery, UJ Bunting Road Campus, Auckland Park. When? Join from 11:00 – 12:00 on Wed, 19 Oct 2011.   Exhibition closes 21st October. More info:  Some of Willem Boshoff’s seminal artworks will be exhibited, including ‘Tree of Knowledge’, ‘Druid’s Keyboard’, ‘Annuloid’, ‘Far […]

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Wonderful way to spend a Jozi Sunday morning getting a bird’s eye view of the newly budding Jacaranda blossoms.

Westcliff historical walking tour What?  Westcliff Historical Walking Tour When?  Sunday Morning 16th October  at 10 Am. Where? The tour starts from The Ridge School. No booking necessary. More info:  You’ll see buildings such as: Glenshiel designed by Baker for Sir William Dalrymple and his wife the Hope School, Pallinghurst Rd The Stables also designed by Baker […]

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