Nice blog on Liz at Lancaster

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Here’s a nice blog [September 2014] on Liz at Lancaster from Johannesburg-guesthouses which I have quoted in full. I have updated [March 2017] the info on restaurants at the end of the block as it was outdated:   Here’s the blog: I hear Liz answering the phone with a ‘Hello Liz speaking, Liz at Lancaster […]

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A market a day in Joburg

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Lots of markets on offer in Joburg A market a day keeps the doctor away … although it could add to the waist line and might not do your bank balance much good. If you want to avoid chain stores and same-old same-old bland international chic malls, it’s possible to shop until you drop at […]

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Exploring Jozi with Joburg Places

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Tours with Gerald Garner of Joburg Places:highly recommended The only way to get a real sense of a city is not by driving through as an observer, but by immersing oneself in the sensory experiences of street life and activity. So while the  Hop-on Hop-off  Red Bus is a great way to orientate oneself to the […]

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Piece in the Firs, Rosebank

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Piece: a gem of a shop selling beautifully designed hand crafted items NB Now moved to Ellis House 23 Voorhout St Doorfontein Piece used to be in the Firs in Rosebank but as of 2017 has moved to new premises in Ellis House Doornfontein. Piece is one of Joburg’s most special shops run by a […]

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The Jan Smuts Art strip

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Three outstanding exhibitions at the Parkwood galleries on the Jan Smuts Art Strip Gerhard Marx at Goodman Gallery There are currently several not-to-be missed exhibitions showing at some of the galleries clustered along the Jan Smuts art strip.    Showing at Goodman Gallery is Gerhard Marx’s exhibition Lessons in Looking Down     I realize I have written other […]

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