Tag Archives: Liz Delmont

More on South Africa’s ’12th official language’

A couple of years back I wrote a blog about using minibus taxis to get around Joburg and the kind of local knowledge that is required to do so.  See www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/finger-in-the-air-where-do-you-want-to-go .  I included an image of the cover of Susan Woolf’s book of taxi signs published in 2007.   For nine years Woolf has been [...]

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Customer loyalty is all !

A repeat guest who comes out with an international law delegation chooses to  stay here at Liz at Lancaster rather than with his colleagues at a 5 star hotel in Sandton. When he booked again I thanked him as always for his loyalty to us. His reply was:  ’A familiar suite, comfortable bed, your wonderful [...]

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An iconic sculpture of an iconic man

  I have had the privilege of knowing Marco Cianfanelli since he was a Fine Arts and Art History student at Wits many years back and have followed his career with great interest. I was of course well aware of his monumental sculpture of Mandela constructed at the site of Mandela’s capture near Howick on that [...]

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A sign in a rubbish bin!

Liz at Lancaster has just received a new batch of house wine: a cabernet sauvignon/merlot  red from Stellenbosch and a Chenin blanc white.  These are very drinkable wines at reasonable prices R52 a bottle for the red and R45 for the white. Recently, we had guests who were off to Kruger after staying here and [...]

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At last the Body World exhibition comes to Joburg at Sci-Bono in Newtown

Although it’s on until the 30th June make sure that you aren’t lulled into a lack of urgency to see this amazing exhibition, waking up at the end of its run to realize that you have to rush to see it in time before it ends.   Dr Gunther von Hagens’ plastinated bodies provide an extraordinary [...]

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