Laurice Taitz-Buntman's Blog – August 2011 Archive (5)

Walking through 125 years of Joburg’s history

Saturday morning we joined a walking tour of Joburg’s inner city. “Through the lens: 125 years of Johannesburg photography” was a fascinating trip through the city’s history using collected photographs as a guide. A city walk takes on new meaning when you take its history along…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on August 29, 2011 at 18:30 — No Comments

Willem Boshoff's SWAT at Goodman Gallery

SWAT, 2011 by Willem Boshoff

The last time I wrote about artist Willem Boshoff I called him a messianic bergie, and I meant that in the nicest possible way. Last…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on August 19, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments

Don't miss Dialogue in the dark at Sci-Bono in Newtown

Take a look at the square above. What do you see?

Now take another look. And then imagine that’s all you can see. It’s a tiny taste of a riveting exhibition currently running at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown.…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on August 16, 2011 at 18:00 — 4 Comments

Cullinan's Greek treasure

Until a few Sundays ago the biggest find in Culllinan was the 3106 carat diamond discovered there in 1905. No doubt much has happened since but I have no idea what it is. On a sunny winter’s morning we made our way to the area north-east of Pretoria now known as Dinokeng, chasing a tale about brilliant Greek food. There is no limit to how far I will travel for a great meal. Add to that – on a winter’s day Pretoria and its…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on August 10, 2011 at 18:30 — 3 Comments

Joburg's little Ethiopia

The signs are plastered all over this part of the city. They have the look of the Roneo machine – hand-operated printing with its faded purple and blue inks that reminds me of geometry tests. Except these have no questions, just statements. “Penis enlargement”,  ”Lost lover back in 3 days”.  Around us  Joburg’s Saturday morning traffic – human and vehicular – jostles with hawker stands selling…

Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on August 6, 2011 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

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