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

It’s the Joburg Art Fair. Head for Sandton

It’s the Art Fair. I don’t usually blog pre- an event, preferring to experience it for myself before I tell anyone it’s worth doing. But the FNB Joburg Art Fair is a sure thing. Opening night (by invitation only) happens tonight and then from Friday morning until Sunday afternoon there’s art and more art, framed and named, performances, appearances, talks of all…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on September 21, 2011 at 22:00 — No Comments

Julius Malema at the Troyeville Hotel book club


While Julius Malema was not celebrating a victory after the contentious hate speech ruling delivered yesterday we were at the Troyeville Hotel dinner and book club listening to Fiona Forde, the author of his biography, in conversation with …


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on September 13, 2011 at 21:00 — 3 Comments

Waking up in Braamfontein – Hotel Lamunu and the NeighbourGoods Market

I’m calling it. All that energy and moolah invested in Braamfontein got a little closer to paying off this morning with the opening of Cape Town’s favourite Neighbourgoods Market in Braamfontein. But before I talk about that let’s rewind… The week stared with an invitation from Southpoint Hospitality for an overnight stay at its…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on September 10, 2011 at 17:00 — 1 Comment

Marie-Claire, Bryanboy and me

Skyline Gardens, Braamfontein. The photo is from SouthPoint Hospitality

Thursday night I spent surrounded by Joburg’s fashion set at the Marie Claire Prix D’Excellence del la Mode 2011, which if my French serves me (until now…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on September 5, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments

iPhoneography SA exhibition in Sandton

Photo by Zac Rusagara


It’s reassuring to know that there’s a name for this condition. Among its symptoms are thinking that every cloud formation is worthy of a photograph, and every amusing sign or artfully arranged plate of food deserves to be captured, shared and…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on September 4, 2011 at 12:30 — 2 Comments

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