Craighall Park – the best of all worlds

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Craighall Park has it all  I’ve blogged often about Craighall Park and its surrounds and what a great area it is to live.  Craighall Park is a wonderful mix of rural country, suburban tranquility and urban convenience. How many Joburg suburbs have a nursery, horseriding, vegetable gardens and a spruit (or stream) running right through the […]

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A dozen spectacular viewing points in Jozi

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Secret Johannesburg  Some time back I purchased the gem of a book called Secret Johannesburg by Lisa Johnston and Claire Bell. These two photo-authors have gone on a treasure hunt through Joburg and its surrounds, and have found 93 little known objects, sights or sites.  It’s really beautifully researched with fascinating histories and contexts and […]

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Newsletter December 2018

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Liz at Lancaster or Liz@Lancaster?  To all our wonderful guests, friends and family and those who are connected with Liz at Lancaster in some way  24 years ago I started Liz at Lancaster (with one room), and before communication via email was commonplace, I did not realize what confusion the ‘at’ in the establishment name […]

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#SingTheCity: students helping students

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A walk in the inner city from 1 Fox Street to Gandhi Square and back: led by Josine Overdevest About Josine Overdevest  Passionate, visionary, generous and inspiring are all words that come to mind when describing Josine Overdevest. For over 25 years (over 15 of these in South Africa), Josine Overdevest has worked in information […]

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