Tag Archives: Rosebank Accommodation

A sign in a rubbish bin!

Was this a message in a garbage can? Liz at Lancaster has just received a new batch of house wine: a cabernet sauvignon/merlot  red from Stellenbosch and a Chenin blanc white.  These are very drinkable wines at reasonable prices R52 a bottle for the red and R45 for the white. Recently, we had guests who […]

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The Phoenix arises – 54 on Bath

The Grace hotel in Rosebank started as part of the Brand’s family-owned and run group of hotels.  The first of these hotels was the Mount Grace in the Magaliesberg.   In 1983 Chippy Brand and his wife, Cynthia, with no training in the hospitality industry, transformed the venue from a run-down church camp into a popular […]

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Talking to plants works!

Thank you Alick Ncube for Liz at Lancaster’s wonderful garden   In November last year, parts of the Johannesburg Parks region were hit by a devastating hail storm.  Large hail stones fell with a ferocious intensity.  They shredded leaves of agapanthus and arums, as well large robust trees, and reduced every impatience and begonia plant  […]

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Some upcoming 2013 Joburg expos and fairs

Expos and fairs in Joburg Where to stay Joburg is host to several major expos during the year some of which are listed below.   The Dome is a very popular exhibition venue and while there are many accommodation establishments in that area, many exhibitors and visitors choose to stay in the Parks Region to be […]

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Upcoming visual arts events in the parks and Jozi inner city

Faith47’s Fragments of a Burnt History is showing at David Krut Projects Parkwood from 8 November until early 2013.  Faith47, a street artist based in Cape Town, who has a well-established international profile.  She is increasingly developing a cross-over from street to studio Fragments of a Burnt History and her current show includes both found […]

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