Rosebank to Park Station Gautrain link

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The opening of the Gautrain station at Rosebank It’s beginning to make  a difference to people who  want to stay in the Parks region of Johannesburg (the greater Rosebank Region) despite doing business further afield.  A guest staying at Liz at Lancaster at the moment is working at a corporate office in Isando but did not […]

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Liz at Lancaster: AA Quality Assurance in the Superior category renewed for 2012

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Excellent rating for Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse from the AA Quality Assurance The AA’s assessor visits annually to monitor and check on the standards of the Guesthouse. Nothing escapes Bev Balusik’s eagle eye! Here are some comments from her report submitted to the  board of the AA Quality Assurance: Such seamless but thoughtful touches in all areas: a splendid, […]

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What’s on at Jozi’s theatres?

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The Market Theatre shows re-runs of older productions including the classic Woza Albert at the Barney Simon Theatre until 5th Feb.  This South African classic asks what would happen if Jesus Christ (Morena) came back to South Africa during apartheid. This lively satire of the absurdities of apartheid provides a showcase for the talents of two dextrous […]

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The Joburg Art Scene in early 2012

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The dawning of 2012 with the various art exhibitions has crept up and taken me by surprise so I have missed a whole lot of openings. Jessica Webster’s exhibition Mainly Benoni. And Paintings opens at 12 pm today at Nirox Projects on Arts on Main Showing at In Toto is She@Intoto a group show on […]

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Heritage tours run by Parktown Westcliff Heritage Trust

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The Parktown Westcliff Heritage Trust runs tours to interesting places which are very varied on their offerings.  Many of these tours provide access to places that one cannot always get to independently.  Sadly however,  the guiding  style and information provided can be a little superficial and descriptive, with in-depth information often tantalizingly lacking. But enjoy the outings.  […]

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