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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week – Umhlaba at WAM

    I had a rushed visit to Umhlaba, the photographic exhibition marking the centenary of the 1913 Natives Land Act, which is currently showing at Wits Art Museum. Because of the topic – the contested nature of land and landscape in South African society, this exhibition cannot be anything but tough and hard-hitting.  Superbly [...]

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Liz at Lancaster ideal for long stays

At the end of  September we bid farewell to a guest who had stayed with us for 5 months. It’s a long time to be away from home so we were delighted that he felt so comfortable here and felt that it was a ‘home away from home’.   With offices in Parktown the drive to [...]

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Toni’s Pizzeria – Good new neighbourhood eatery on Liz at Lancaster’s doorstep

Liz at Lancaster is lucky enough to have many excellent restaurants nearby but now the quirkily-named Toni’s Fully Furnished Pizza Co, has opened at the end of the block.  Apparently when Toni and Ian Sime started the original restaurant in Pretoria 8 years ago, the shop was not furnished at all, hence the tongue-in- cheek [...]

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Researching travel, touring and accommodation on-line: Digital Apartheid

For many years I have been referring my guests to local tour guides when they want to do a Soweto tour. Recently I have been helping one of these tour operators redesign and structure a new website (no technological input you understand! – simply layout, navigation and text copy). Yet again it has brought home [...]

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Spring has sprung …at Liz at Lancaster

Reminds me of the ridiculous little ‘poem’ we used to recite as kids …. Spring has sprung The Grass has ris This is how the birdies is                                                         [...]

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