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Christmas In July 4th Ave Parkhurst 28th July – it’s fun

I don’t know how this maven missed the first evening of Christmas in July in Parkhurst. Having been a bit of a party-gal over the previous week or so, I was very pleased for an early night last Thursday. But then a friend said ‘Just pop into Mot Mot for a sherry, Parkhurst is buzzing […]

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Exciting developments in Jozi Inner City: No One Eloff St

Last week’s Pick of the Week was  the  week-end Pop-Up market at Joziburg Lane.  Heeding my own suggestion, on Saturday I met up with a friend who’s always up for a bit of exploring and off we went to No One Eloff (cnr Wemmer Jubilee). Gerald Garner of Joburg Places fame, and the initial developer of […]

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What more could one want? Good coffee, good books and a social catch-up

Two sisters (whom I have now lost touch with), used to meet one evening a week at Exclusive Books. They’d choose a section to browse, collect books of interest, find one of those great little reading nooks with a coffee table and a couple of comfy chairs, order something to drink and a light meal […]

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Liz’s Pick of the Week: 14th February

It’s hard to believe that the Market Theatre celebrates its 40th birthday this year, opening mid 1976 just 5 days after that most significant of dates – 16th June.  While its history as the ‘theatre of the struggle’, as a site of anti-apartheid resistance pre the mid 1990s, is well known,  it felt as though, post […]

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Self-catering options at Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

Tired of eating out every night when traveling? Want to come ‘home’, kick off your shoes and relax outside?  You can do all when staying at Liz at Lancaster.  Access to fully equipped kitchenettes in each unit allows you to enjoy meals ‘at home’ in the peace and privacy of their own space. What a […]

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