Craighall Park – the best of all worlds

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Craighall Park has it all  I’ve blogged often about Craighall Park and its surrounds and what a great area it is to live.  Craighall Park is a wonderful mix of rural country, suburban tranquility and urban convenience. How many Joburg suburbs have a nursery, horseriding, vegetable gardens and a spruit (or stream) running right through the […]

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Amidst ‘a market a day’ what makes Jozi’s Bryanston Organic and Natural Market stand out?

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Jozi’s  first open-air food and craft market It’s been going over 40 years; it’s an institution in its own right’; it has a very particular ethos; and now it’s developing in a really exciting direction. You can mention the Bryanston Market; the Organic Market; the Waldorf Market or the Village market and many will immediately […]

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Turbine Art Fair 2018: 12-15th July

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RMB Turbine Art Fair 2018  Turbine Hall is a great venue  One of my very favourite events of the year is the Turbine Art Fair. I love everything about it. The venue is great: the Turbine Hall is the most amazing example of adaptive re-use of an industrial heritage building; there is always a wide range […]

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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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