Category Archives: Liz at Lancaster News and Views

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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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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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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Escape to the country – only 5 blocks from Liz at Lancaster

Autumn is a poignant time for some with the falling leaves, russet colours and crisp morning air signaling somehow the start of the bleaker winter months to come and the passing of yet another summer which, like all summers, never seemed quite long enough.  But the lushness after the much-needed late rains and the sparkling […]

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‘TRUE IS IT THAT WE HAVE SEEN BETTER DAYS’ ….

No, I’m not talking about the state of the nation but rather about Shakespeare’s amazing influence on the English language. I am sure many of you are familiar with Bernard Levin’s famous poem On quoting Shakespeare but I’m afraid to say that I did not know it.  I recently saw the HD live screening at Cinema Nouveau […]

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