Category Archives: Johannesburg

Twenty years old …

1997 was a good year for the arts. Lots of things started up and Michelle Constant, CEO of BASA (Business of Arts in South Africa), shared some of these things with BASA friends at a breakfast conference celebrating twenty years … Continue reading

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Make a childhood memory this December

Most people of my generation who grew up in Johannesburg have vivid memories of the lights at Joubert Park.  This is certainly something I recall enjoying as a child. While the lights in Joubert Park no longer feature (a pity … Continue reading

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Contemporary dance goes to the people

I have tea with Alexandra le Maitre, a beautiful woman with a dancer’s body.  I have seen her dance before at various Spanish dance programmes.  We meet at De La Creme in Melville.  It is raining, but le Maitre’s quiet … Continue reading

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The Market Theatre #40yearsofstorytelling

I was a small child when I first visited the market.  Back then it really was a market.  As a family we went to the market once a month, usually mid month when the prices were lowest.  My mother bought … Continue reading

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Manicure and Pedicure at R.U.B.

If I chose a hot stone massage at R.U.B. (Relax, Unwind, Breathe) at Coachman’s Crossing, Bryanston, because I had never experienced one before, I chose a manicure and pedicure for precisely the opposite reasons.  I do, from time to time, … Continue reading

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Hot Stone Massage at R.U.B.

Relax, Unwind, Breathe.  R.U.B.  A health and beauty salon situated in Bryanston at Coachman’s Crossing, next to the Mugg and Bean. I have always wanted a hot stone massage, so when I was offered one free, in return for an … Continue reading

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Ooh! Box thoughts

One of the sponsored posts on Facebook relates to the Ooh! Box, a box of wines and other delicious goodies delivered to one’s door every month for a fairly hefty monthly fee, which fee includes delivery.  I recently found a … Continue reading

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