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No better place to celebrate Valentine’s Day than at Nirox out in the Cradle of Humankind

Even if you have no significant other, sexy partner or romantic Valentine date …. take a friend, a mother, a sister, a brother to Nirox this Sunday (12th February) for Valentine’s Blues.  According to the blurb the finest local Blues talents will celebrate ‘slow-blues’, drawing on John Mayall’s 1969 recording ‘The Turning Point’ performed live […]

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The Big Five on Liz at Lancaster’s doorstep!

RAINS TRANSFORM THE PILANESBERG NATIONAL PARK Having not been to the Pilanesberg National Park for several years, I was lucky enough at the end of last year to visit twice in 3 months – in October – when it was still quite brown, dry and dusty and again in December when it was transformed into […]

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International opera and theatre screened at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

HD Screenings at Cinema Nouveau, Ster-Kinekor, Rosebank Mall Jozi’ites are privileged indeed to have access to the HD opera series brought live from the New York Met and the live HD National Theatre productions from London.  These much anticipated movies are screened at Sterkinekor’s Cinema Nouveau  in the Rosebank Mall, a mere 3 km from […]

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Catch the Red City Bus from Rosebank

CITY BUS TOURS GIVE BEST QUICK OVERVIEW OF A CITY  Even seasoned travellers who don’t like to be seen as mass-tourists, will take a guided bus tour when they first arrive in a big city. It’s an ideal way to get an overview – literally – from the top of a double decker (or diggle-dupper […]

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Every winner has a loser : William Kentridge’s ‘Triumphs and Laments’ on the banks of the Tiber in Rome

What’s not to get passionate about?  – a chance to visit Rome to meet up with a long -time friend and ex-Wits colleague Michael and various of his family. But just as exciting as the idea of spending time in Rome, is the fact that Michael is an art historian and had been asked to […]

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