New art works for Liz at Lancaster

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Prints, posters and postcards  I can’t afford the artworks I love, so I am a serious cheat – if I can’t buy an original print I frame posters,  calendar images and even postcards!! And that is what I have done with Sue Williamson’s A Few South Africans 1983-85 series.  Along with the huge installation, Williamson […]

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More on African Independent Churches – the Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches

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African Independent Churches [AIC] Continued: Pentecostal, Apostolic and Charismatic Churches Well, I’ve kinda worked out the difference between the Ethiopian Church in SA and Christian Zionism. But who are the many independent churches? Those who worship in small groups in so many of our parks and open spaces, be they high places like Melville Koppies or […]

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Ethiopianism – A South African Movement

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What is the connection between Ethiopianism in South Africa and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Ethiopia? If any of you have ever thought about the connection between the Ethiopian Church in South Africa and the main church in Ethiopia: the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, you have a more inquiring mind than I do! (Nearly half […]

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In Jozi it’s happening all over the place!

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Where is the City Centre? The second question travelers arriving at Liz at Lancaster from Europe and the US  often ask  me is:  ‘Where is the city centre’?  (The first question is ‘Is there wi-fi?’) This first question is easy to answer – ‘Yes and it’s FAST!’  But the second question is not so easy […]

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Quality eateries in Jozi’s ‘Parks’

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Places to eat near Liz at Lancaster Craighall Park is a restaurant haven – not only are there many excellent restaurants in the suburb itself, see http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/info/eating.html, but the neightbouring suburbs of Parkhurst and Parktown North are also renowned for their wide choice of eateries.  If you amble along 4th Ave Parkhurst (between 14th St […]

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