Beautiful Things from Africa here at togu’na

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Far from being  just another curio outlet, togu’na shop offers a collection of traditional and contemporary pieces that are tailored to suit the specific needs of every customer.  The owner and director Lara Tatley has sourced an exquisite collection of pieces from all over Africa and runs the showroom in Parktown North with her husband […]

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Happy Hundredth Birthday to Craighall Park!

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Craighall Park turns 100 Feels like spring not autumn here in Jozi with temperatures of  27°  over the week-end.  And what better way to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather on Saturday than at the Craighall Park Centenary Open Day. I have had the privilege of living in Craighall Park for nearly 40 years (terrifying thought!) and […]

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Get into the Christmas spirit ….

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Christmas spirit is upon us Candlelight shopping Parkhurst : The outdoor shopping event Jozi looks forward to every year: Parkhurst 4th Avenue’s Candlelight Shopping. Enjoy 2 evenings of late night dining and Christmas shopping on Thursday November 24 and Thursday December 1  from 5pm to 10pm. Parkview Charity Christmas Market The 2011 Christmas Market at […]

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September sees the Johannesburg Shopping Festival 17-25 Sept

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Johannesburg shopping festival   The Johannesburg Shopping Festival (JSF) is designed to promote the city’s status as the African continent’s premier destination for retail and wholesale shopping.   In 2011 the JSF will take place from 17 to 25 September in several different places: Rosebank the Inner City of Johannesburg Bryanston Organic & Nature Market Woodmead. by

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Collector’s Treasury

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Collector’s Treasury: huge second hand bookstore. With thanks to Adi@fiftytwo.co.za yet again. Collector’s Treasury is one of my FAVOURITE places BUT be warned … take a ball of string with you because like Theseus in the minotaur’s cave, you might get lost in the maze of book-lined passages !! Genre: Book store bizarre What: Paperbacks, […]

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Upmarket soccer gifts and mementoes

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Jewellery  mementoe of the World Cup Soccer Designed exclusively for Tinsel by Geraldine Fenn, [one of South Africa’s foremost young jewellery designers], this tiny football man charm is the perfect way to celebrate soccer fever!   Made in sterling silver and available in two sizes as either a pendant, keyring, ring or earrings, this little guy will […]

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