Monthly Archives: March 2013

Even if you are 2 years old , there is lots to do around Liz at Lancaster

Kids Activities – BUT many of these have closed down: Guests at Liz at Lancaster have a small (completely adorable) 2 year old.  He is very sociable and wants to socialize with persons who have the same interests (like us all!) and because his parents are only here in SA  for 2 months or so, […]

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Beautiful beads – exquisite, seductive and addictive

Marigold bead collective Necklaces are my thing … so when Joni Brenner started working with the Marigold Bead Collective and brought their wonderful products down to South Africa from Zimbabwe, I was in heaven.  Joni, a well known Johannesburg-based artist, has a fine eye for the aesthetic and the exquisite and when her eye for […]

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Johannesburg’s urban forest is home to wonderful bird-life

Wide variety of birds in suburban Johannesburg gardens   Why is there such an abundance of bird life? There are several reasons: Johannesburg’s extraordinary number of trees it has developed its own micro-climate there are number of green lungs in the form of golf courses and parks there is an abundance of food and nesting […]

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The largest second hand bookstore (011 334 6556) in the Southern hemisphere in inner city Jozi

Collector’s Treasury Commissioner St   TO GET HOLD OF COLLECTORS’ TREASURY PHONE 011 334 6556 and please tell them how you got hold of their details – thank you! I’m a sucker for second hand bookshops, actually I’m a sucker for bookshops, period. But if you want a real experience visit the Collectors’ Treasury in […]

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