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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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Customer loyalty is all !

Why Liz at Lancaster? Guest feedback A repeat guest who comes out with an international law delegation chooses to  stay here at Liz at Lancaster rather than with his colleagues at a 5 star hotel in Sandton. When he booked again I thanked him as always for his loyalty to us. His reply was:  ‘A […]

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What’s on currently in The Parks’ galleries?

Our early winter fare at the Parks galleries is very varied with lots of different genres and styles in evidence. Just above the mantel piece is an exhibition of works by Karin Preller which opens  at Artspace  on Wednesday 5th June.   The one liner description of the show is: ‘Seeing things differently: the immutable presence […]

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A sign in a rubbish bin!

Was this a message in a garbage can? Liz at Lancaster has just received a new batch of house wine: a cabernet sauvignon/merlot  red from Stellenbosch and a Chenin blanc white.  These are very drinkable wines at reasonable prices R52 a bottle for the red and R45 for the white. Recently, we had guests who […]

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Johannesburg’s urban forest is home to wonderful bird-life

Wide variety of birds in suburban Johannesburg gardens   Why is there such an abundance of bird life? There are several reasons: Johannesburg’s extraordinary number of trees it has developed its own micro-climate there are number of green lungs in the form of golf courses and parks there is an abundance of food and nesting […]

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