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2016: The Year of the Fossil

MUST- SEE JOZI SITE – CRADLE OF HUMANKIND Guests who stayed at Liz at Lancaster recently visited Origins Museum and Sterkfontein out in the Cradle and came back full of excitement about our rich hominid history. I told them how I am constantly amazed at the opportunities we have in South Africa to explore our […]

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UberEATS – Guesthouse value-added services

UberEATS! We Work Too Hard at Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse Due to pressure of work and people on leave here at Liz at Lancaster’s Guesthouse a much anticipated staff celebration of birthdays, staff thank you’s (2016 Lizella top 4 Star Guesthouse  award again!) and general chill out with takeaways and maybe beer but most likely […]

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What more could one want? Good coffee, good books and a social catch-up

Exclusive Books Hyde Park Two sisters (whom I have now lost touch with), used to meet one evening a week at Exclusive Books. They’d choose a section to browse, collect books of interest, find one of those great little reading nooks with a coffee table and a couple of comfy chairs, order something to drink […]

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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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Johannesburg – the spaces ‘in between’

The space in-between or the uitvalgrond formed old Joburg city centre Just discovered a great website on Joburg (bit embarrassed I didn’t know of it before).    It’s  www. jhbwtc.blogspot.com and it’s the website of  the Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism.   Based at Wits University, their work (as their name indicates) is academic and […]

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