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If power goes off, Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse has light!

Whether its load shedding, power failure or un-notified “scheduled” maintenance, unexpected ‘lights out’ can happen on occasions.  This gives us an added challenge here at Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse with some foreign guests not always able to follow written directions in English and others just annoyed by the lack of power. However we smooth the […]

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Talk, Walk and Lunch at Joziburg Lane – A complete MUST DO!

Gerald Garner  of Joburg Places is no stranger to Jozi-ites and regeneration issues in this ever-changing city. He has written 4 books on Joburg and has taken walking tours for many years.  I first went on a tour with Gerald 4 years ago and have been several times since – and have always come away […]

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Walking tour of Kliptown Soweto

Laurice Taitz is Jozi’s queen of mavens (aka founder and editor of the amazing publication Johannesburg In Your Pocket). She has an extraordinary knowledge of Joburg and always manages to find relatively unknown hidden gems.  Ntokoza Dube or TK is one of these.  He runs walks through Kliptown and when, in late 2015, Laurice asked […]

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Christmas In July 4th Ave Parkhurst 28th July – it’s fun

I don’t know how this maven missed the first evening of Christmas in July in Parkhurst. Having been a bit of a party-gal over the previous week or so, I was very pleased for an early night last Thursday. But then a friend said ‘Just pop into Mot Mot for a sherry, Parkhurst is buzzing […]

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Another remake for the Sheds at no 1 Fox St

Midmorning on a cold winter’s day is not the ideal time to experience a newly launched industrial-space leisure hub in Jozi inner city, but despite the cold winter chill and the fact that few people know of the reopening, we still had a great time a few week-ends back when we made our way down […]

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