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Jazzing it up in Jozi

  Jazzlovers bemoan the demise of many of Jozi’s well-known jazz venues such as Kippies and the Blues Room, amongst others. However, good news is that Aymeric Peguillan who was so central to the live jazz scene in the ‘80s and ‘90s, has leased the former Narina Trogon restaurant in Braamfontein, which offers a downstairs [...]

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Strains of Scotland the Brave grace the suburb of Craighall Park

             Our young neighbours were transported back to their wedding day when they awoke a couple of weeks back to the hauntingly evocative strains of the bagpipes wafting from our garden. All thanks to a special birthday celebration.   Recently we were lucky enough to host two families who were celebrating their Dad’s 90th birthday. [...]

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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week: The Jan Smuts Art strip

There are currently several not-to-be missed exhibitions showing at some of the galleries clustered along the Jan Smuts art strip.    Showing at Goodman Gallery is Gerhard Marx’s exhibition Lessons in looking down. Remember that extraordinary work at the Joburg Art Fair – Gerhard Marx’s mosaic vertical wall depicting an aerial view of part of Joburg [...]

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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week: Enjoy the last of the jacarandas with a walk through Westcliff

    Speak to many Jozi-ites and you will hear a common refrain of how beautiful the leafy suburbs are at the moment.  Wonderful warm weather, luscious sparkling green gardens and parks, the white cotton- wool clouds scudding across high crystal blue skies that are so particular to the Highveld,  all make for a lighter spirit.    [...]

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Local is lekker: a gift hamper to celebrate a guest’s birthday

Guests from the U.S stayed at Liz at Lancaster a few week-ends back and to celebrate Duane’s birthday, his daughter asked me to make him a gift hamper. Lots of local  goodies went into the pack …. and they loved our South African red wine Welcome to Liz at Lancaster Duane, this early birthday and [...]

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