An idiots’ guide to the origins of humankind: part 1

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Human ancestory: fraught with complexity Africa and South Africa in particular, have been the site and source of many ground-breaking finds of our human ancestory.  The world of paleontology is fiercely competitive with specialists arguing about classifications – where are humankind’s roots? Hominin or hominid? the transition from ape to man; dating; new species, etc. […]

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2016: The Year of the Fossil

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MUST- SEE JOZI SITE – CRADLE OF HUMANKIND Guests who stayed at Liz at Lancaster recently visited Origins Museum and Sterkfontein out in the Cradle and came back full of excitement about our rich hominid history. I told them how I am constantly amazed at the opportunities we have in South Africa to explore our […]

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What’s on in Jozi this week-end

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Picks of the Week The highlight has to be ‘The concert’ on 13th Feb. For those like me without tickets, eat your hearts out  that you’ll be missing the event of the year –  U2 on Sunday night at Soccer City stadium. For the adrenalin junkies the Orlando Cooling Towers in Soweto is open for […]

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