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Beautiful beads – exquisite, seductive and addictive

  Necklaces are my thing … so when Joni Brenner started working with 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 the beautiful met […]

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

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 Commissioner St in Joburg’s […]

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Rosebank: vibrant, cosmopolitan and well-managed

  Neil Fraser who is a private consultant in the field of urban renewal, writes an amazing newsletter Citichat.  Sadly since he has left Johannesburg to take up life in Montagu, these newsletters are less frequent than they were.  Citichat is a Joint Venture with Urban Genesis Management an organization which works to  strengthen local […]

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Can’t quite believe it’s Christmas fair time again ….

Gifts, clothes, crafts and goodies galore plus a tea garden all in the historic setting of Glenshiel at 19 Woolston Drive Westcliff.  The Gleshiel Christmas fair runs for 3 days from 2nd to 4th November and there are always wonderful things on offer. by

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Beautiful Things from Africa here at togu’na

Far from being  just another curio outlet, togu’na shop offers a collection of traditional and contemporary pieces that are tailored to suit the specific needs of every customer.  The owner and director Lara Tatley has sourced an exquisite collection of pieces from all over Africa and runs the showroom in Parktown North with her husband […]

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