The story of Liz at Lancaster

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 Guests sometimes ask ‘Why the acorn logo?’ and ‘Why did you start a B&B?’  In 1994, when I was still teaching at Wits, (I left Wits in 2005), I went to a conference held at North Western University in Chicago. There were some 20 South Africans and we were accommodated in various B&Bs within walking […]

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In search of the rarest bird in the world

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Bags of ice to save the King Penguins  A few weeks back my little grandson was watching David Attenborough’s Our Planet with his Mum.  Afterwards, for a good twenty minutes, she had to calm down a heart-broken sobbing little 5 year old.  She posted on the family What’s App group: He’s so sad the ice […]

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#Jozi Walks 2019

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#JoziWalks2019 The month of May sees a couple of annual special events. One of them is the week-end of #JoziWalks when local Joziburgers host unique walking tours to discover different communities across the city. This year they are happening on the week-end of the 18th and 19th May.  2019 saw 35 applications (a 30% increase […]

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April 2019 KamersVol in Joburg

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I love the by-line header to the Kamers Makers website: We’re not into the perfectly made or the mass produced – it’s about high end true craft, slightly imperfect, timeless and originally designed… that special something that is only found at the show. I went for the first time last year with a friend who […]

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