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Holiday time again – how to keep parents sane and small children entertained

More on parent protection programme Yes .. 6 months have passed  since our last blog on what to do with small children in the Parks during the holidays … only now it’s midsummer with quite a few places closing for Christmas through to the new year.   Check  for many of the playgrounds, local child-friendly eateries […]

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The ABC of Craighall Park

26 reasons to love the area ….  A great sense of neighbourhood with a Residents’ Association which is held up as a leading example of community social activism. B is for Fournos which means Bakery in Greek – one of the best in Jozi.   Its Greek fare vies with the French style breads and pastries […]

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From Berea to Xai Xai – the Braamfontein Spruit

The journey of the Braamfontein Spruit Source of the Braamfontein Spruit in what is now Barnato School I recently visited the Barnato High School in Berea to do some scoping for a possible heritage report and was fascinated to discover that the Braamfontien Spruit rises in the grounds of this school. Apparently when Barnato built […]

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Review on Craighall Park for the accommodation website Safarinow

Safarinow asked me to write a review of Craighall Park and have just submitted one. I got a  a reply saying:  ‘We’ll respond to any issues needing attention’  so maybe it will be changed and edited. However here’s the unedited copy: Central suburb in Parks area of Joburg Craighall Park, an amazingly central suburb in […]

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Do you know where Delta Park gets its name from?

From grazing land to sewage works to recreational space: Delta Park Delta Park, 104 hectares of open park land, is just 5 blocks from Liz at Lancaster. The area now known as Delta Park was part of the  farm Klipfontein in the 19th Century. In 1902 it became a grazing area for cows as part […]

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