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Mail and Guardian (June 18-24; Vol 26 no 23 p 12)) ran an article by Duduzile Mathebula entitled ‘We love you South Africa – World Cup tourists give the country the thumbs up but public transport is a major gripe’. It seems that most of the foreign visitors are ‘overwhelmingly positive’ about their initial experiences [...]
Braved the cold last night and went to Melrose Arch to watch Bafana Bafana.
Of course disappointed with result but we were always expecting a tough match with Uruguay and never expecting Bafana with their ranking, to perform miracles. So let’s keep up the positive vibe and energy, hope that things might work in our [...]
SA Premiere of the film Zidane: A 21st-Century Portrait 17h30 for 18h00 Melrose Arch Piazza
Cheers and support all along the way to the stadium
Thanks Elise for these great photos .. green with envy that you were there!
Thanks again … Anybody have photos of the dung beetle, the map of Africa and the FIFA 2010 logo … ?
Please send if you have and I will add them .
Hear the small fan park at Melrose Arch is great: big Jol and big screen. 10 minutes from Liz at Lancaster; Soweto fan Fest a blast and Public viewing at ‘Saints’ [St Stithians College Randburg] also excellent vibe. Need to book tickets for Monte Casino viewings. Haven’t yet heard from people who have been to [...]
An old link but worth a repeat; http://www.marca.com/deporte/futbol/mundial/sudafrica-2010/calendario-english.html
During May we at Liz at Lancaster were privileged to host a group of 12 extraordinary students from the University of Michigan. Our experience of them here at Liz at Lanacaster was as a group of talented, engaged, intelligent, respectful, humane, funny, warm, caring individuals. They were more concerned with giving, rather than what they [...]
Open letter to our foreign media friends by Peter Davies 09/06/2010 Dear World Cup visitors, Now that you are safely in our country you are no doubt happily realising you are not in a war zone. This may be in stark contrast to what you have been bracing yourself for should you have listened to [...]
The event that we have all been waiting for since the announcement in 2005 is finally here … and despite some serious traffic and transport hitches, it all went well on the FIRST big day. Lots of hoarse voices amongst Safricans today as well as much babbelaas (See blog post dated 31st May on SA slang) !