Tag Archives: Liz Delmont

Jazzing it up in Jozi

Sorely need additions to Joburg’s jazz scene Jazzlovers bemoan the demise of many of Jozi’s well-known jazz venues such as Kippies and the Blues Room, amongst others. However, good news is that Aymeric Peguillan who was so central to the live jazz scene in the ‘80s and ‘90s, has leased the former Narina Trogon restaurant […]

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Spring has sprung …at Liz at Lancaster

Reminds me of the ridiculous little ‘poem’ we used to recite as kids …. Spring has sprung The Grass has ris This is how the birdies is                                                         […]

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Who decides what makes a World Class African City?

Who decides and on what basis what makes a ‘World Class African City’? There has been recent controversy around Joburg using the line ‘ A World Class African City’ in its advertising and marketing.  I came across Michael Clark’s article– brief but interesting – around what it might mean to be a “world class city” […]

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Bungee jumping in Soweto

Adventure Tourism: Bungee jumping off the Orlando Towers   A guest at Liz at Lancaster had his adrenalin rush for the weekend when he went bungee jumping from the old cooling towers in Soweto.  Known as the Orlando Towers, this ‘vertical adventure facility’  was the brainchild of Bob Woods back in 2001.  When the disused towers needed maintenance […]

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The soft life in Africa

As happy as a pig with a pillow A friend received this e-mail from a friend in Zim and sent me this picture and story which I thought was delightful. They had been away at a game park and on the first evening, while sitting in front of the fire in the bar, in walked a fully grown […]

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