Geared for load shedding at Liz at Lancaster

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Load shedding (planned) versus power outage  Eskom, a South African parastatal, is the country’s main supplier of electricity. For reasons too depressing and lengthy to go into here, there is a serious national shortage of power supply. So for some 12 years now South Africa has been subjected to what it terms ‘load shedding’, which […]

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Sifiso “Moses” Sithole

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In B.C days – not millennia ago –  just Before Covid, a friend and I were walking along the Spruit at Delta Park. We saw a man with a home-made poop-scoop, hard at work around the local land mark known as the Blue Bridge which crosses the Braamfontein stream. I was fascinated and went to […]

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SafeStay at Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

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Self-contained units provide ideal social distancing Here are 10 reasons why Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse provides optimal accommodation for Level 3 and 2 stay overs Direct access from your car to your unit. No reception check-in, lifts or corridors. All rooms have separate entrances and enclosed private outdoor spaces Staff and management live on site […]

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Saluting our President

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On Thursday 23rd April (4 weeks after Lockdown), President Ramaphosa addressed the nation to announce a phased relaxation of lockdown measures in South Africa.   Nobody could give a more cogent response than Herman Le Roux  in his Facebook post which has been dubbed “Saluting Our President“. I have copied it verbatim here:  I just listened […]

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Some global info on Covid19

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The post below however, is a bit of a cheat as it simply takes (word for word) a communication from Andrew Delmont, a financial Planner at Toro Financial Planners. And yes, I have his permission to use it – as my son, what else could he say to his mother but “Of course”!   I hope […]

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Walking tour of Alex with JoziWalks May 2019- almost time for 2020’s walks!

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Maboneng Township Arts Experience with Jozi Walks May 2019  For three years running, over a May weekend, the Johannesburg Development Agency has organized Walk My Jozi #JoziWalks, a series of sponsored walking tours in partnership with local community activists, tourism entrepreneurs, walking-tour operators and heritage specialists. 2018 saw me exploring Orlando East with His and […]

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