Local is lekker: eating out in Craighall Park

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Local is lekker: eating out in Craighall Park  What does ‘lekker’ mean? Go to  Liz at Lancaster blog post on South African slang Information updated March 2017  Dolci Cafe  is a fabulous little local eatery located in Lancaster Village cnr Clarence and Lancaster Aves. It’s informal, unpretentious, and owner run by Jackie and her husband Clayton. […]

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The ABC of Craighall Park

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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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Happy Hundredth Birthday to Craighall Park!

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Craighall Park turns 100 Feels like spring not autumn here in Jozi with temperatures of  27°  over the week-end.  And what better way to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather on Saturday than at the Craighall Park Centenary Open Day. I have had the privilege of living in Craighall Park for nearly 40 years (terrifying thought!) and […]

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