Monthly Archives: November 2013

Besides having one of the best climates in the world, Jozi has much to offer …

Joburg comes up trumps in the international press: Positive reviews 2013 Wow! What is it with Jozi at the moment? So much positive press from all sorts of different quarters.  From no 1 cycle route to an up-and-coming art hub to a new spin on the level of violence – Joburg is being praised and […]

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Piece in the Firs, Rosebank

Piece: a gem of a shop selling beautifully designed hand crafted items NB Now moved to Ellis House 23 Voorhout St Doorfontein Piece used to be in the Firs in Rosebank but as of 2017 has moved to new premises in Ellis House Doornfontein. Piece is one of Joburg’s most special shops run by a […]

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Strains of Scotland the Brave grace the suburb of Craighall Park

Scottish guest at Liz at Lancaster celebrates his 90th Birthday Our young neighbours were transported back to their wedding day when they awoke a couple of weeks back to the hauntingly evocative strains of the bag pipes wafting from our garden. All thanks to a special birthday celebration.   Recently we were lucky enough to host two […]

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The Jan Smuts Art strip

Three outstanding exhibitions at the Parkwood galleries on the Jan Smuts Art Strip Gerhard Marx at Goodman Gallery There are currently several not-to-be missed exhibitions showing at some of the galleries clustered along the Jan Smuts art strip.    Showing at Goodman Gallery is Gerhard Marx’s exhibition Lessons in Looking Down     I realize I have written other […]

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Opening on Thursday night: Marx at Goodman and Wilsenach at Circa

Marx and Wilsenach examine different ways of seeing: Looking down and looking up Marx’s exhibition Lessons in Looking Down opens at the  Goodman Gallery on Thursday evening .   The exhibition takes its name from a chapter in Jules Verne’s book A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.  Verne’s two geologists discover a potential route into the centre […]

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