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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Social distancing with style

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These are challenging times for us all. Things are moving at such speed with COVID-I9. One of the things that has become apparent is that there might be households where families need to physically separate in order to protect at-risk individuals.  But where to go for voluntary social distancing? Liz at Lancaster has set aside […]

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2019 December Newsletter

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To all our wonderful guests, friends, colleagues and suppliers – another year-end rushes towards us breakneck speed. Although 2019 has been a very tough year for most South Africans, there’s also a lot to be grateful for. The summer rains have finally come to Jozi. Nearby Delta Park has transformed overnight and the garden here […]

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The devil is in the detail

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Nightsbridge includes Liz at Lancaster in their blog post  A year after it first started in 2005, Liz at Lancaster signed up with Nightsbridge, an on-line booking management system. We have seen it grow from a small husband-and-wife business to a large company with a call-centre, consultants, and links to many booking sites.  These booking […]

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Conference and work space near Liz at Lancaster

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Perch Perch: “to sit on or near the edge”; “a temporary resting place”. An apt name for the short-term flexible office space at 37 Bath Ave Rosebank  Office spaces have undergone radical transformations since the late 20th Century. Open-plan, collaborative spaces, flexibility, cutting edge design all have currency at the moment and nowhere is this […]

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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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