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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Walking the local neighbourhood on a Monday morning is one of the many times my middle class suburban life is put into perspective. I’m not walking long distances to work, I’m not searching smelly dustbins with rotting food, and I’m not pulling a hugely heavy trolley (often for many kilometers) loaded with bags of tin, […]

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Lead me not into temptation ….

Lead me not into temptation …  oh Hell who am I kidding… Follow me –  I know a shortcut! No more words necessary here – the pics say it all!                             Sometimes they have packets of  brownie off-cuts at reduced prices.  And there […]

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Bienvenue from Thomas

Several weeks ago I blogged about the importance of the development of entrepreneurs http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/whatever-you-are-be-a-good-one.   Here’s the story of but one. We have many French-speaking guests come to stay at Liz at Lancaster, sent to us by AFS-decouverte, a company specializing in French tours through Southern Africa (thank you Yann).  Many of these visitors get collected from […]

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Pick of the Week: Moonlit Night Market at Maboneng Friday 22nd

What marvels, miracles and wizardy I had the pleasure of experiencing yesterday – I went with a friend and her grandchildren to Stuart Lightbody’s matinee magic show Devilish at POPart (a small independent theatre venue in the 12 Decades Hotel in Maboneng ) …. And what magic it was.  Apart from tea appearing out of […]

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Have a bird’s eye view of the russet autumn canopy

Guests here at Liz at Lancaster recently treated themselves to a drink at the Four Seasons Westcliff.  They went to Flames restaurant, sat outside on the deck and enjoyed a cocktail and a glass of chilled wine while taking in one of the most spectacular views in Joburg – over the treed gardens of the Parks […]

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