Monthly Archives: June 2012

Liz at Lancaster reviewed in Frommer’s 2012 7th Edition South African Guide

Included in Frommer’s 2012 SA edition under Hyde Park and surrounds, Liz at Lancaster appears in the ‘moderate’ price category below Southern Sun Hotel Hyde Park. The moderate category seems a fairly elastic one as the rates for Southern Sun Hotel are shown on the range  from R1100 to 3,700 whereas Liz at Lancaster’s are shown […]

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SA-venues new visitorials … I love Craighall Park because …

SA-venues (one of the leading South African accommodation and general tourist websites)  has started a new initiative getting locals ‘in the know’ to write what they call ‘visitorials’  about the area  where they live and its surrounds.  I was privileged to be asked to write about Craighall Park. by

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Art and science meet at the Post Office

Neustetter’s fascination with the stars The stars, planets and the night skies have fascinated  and inspired the South African artist Marcus Neustetter over the past few years.   He has collaborated with Bronwen Lace on an arts initiative which explores the relationship between the local community who live in Sutherland in the Northern Cape and the […]

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Art and science meet at Circa Art Gallery

Opening at Circa on Jellicoe Ave, Lower Rosebank on 28th June are 2 exhibitions which look at the interface between art and science. The sub-title of Dark Energy – Images from the Hubble Telescope, is fairly is self explanatory. Sutherland Reflections, is somewhat more arcane subtitled ‘Art meets science in a place of Darkness and […]

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Brave the evening chill and check out the winter solstice sky

For the next two weeks Mercury can be easily seen in our skies. Very early this evening, there’ll be a line up in the west of the 3 bright stars: Canopus (on the left), Sirius and Procyon; then the new crescent moon and to the right of that Mercury – very easy to see!  Over […]

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