Tag Archives: William Rattray

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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Happy Hundredth Birthday to Craighall Park!

Craighall Park turns 100 Feels like spring not autumn here in Jozi with temperatures of  27°  over the week-end.  And what better way to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather on Saturday than at the Craighall Park Centenary Open Day. I have had the privilege of living in Craighall Park for nearly 40 years (terrifying thought!) and […]

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