Entries from 'market'

London on the go

I got to attend a conference in London last week and was lucky enough to spend some time over the weekend with good friends. Ever since I lived in the UK, London has been one of my favorite cities and so I was really happy to be back for a few days. Here are a…

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Boys weekend in Jozie: Football and Party

Football was calling us to Johannesburg once again – after the magnificient World Cup 2010 the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) was celebrated with the magic players from across the African continent. As we managed to get tickets for the AFCON three guys went to Jozie for the AFCON final – and managed to see…

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quick trip to the big city

Last Sunday we went for a quick trip to Joburg and had lunch at the ever-growing Market on Main. The surrounding streets are becoming more lively as well and we walked around for a bit. I found some pretty cool street art and we had coffee in one of the few über-stylish cafes. It was…

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at the farmers market

Last weekend we went to the farmers market. We spent a lot of time there and sold some crafts and many waffles. After lunch, we enjoyed the rest of the time listening to some nice music and relaxing on the sofas in the sun. Before we left, Björn bought a giant radish from the farmer…

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more from the weekend

While in Joburg, we also went back to the Market on Main on Sunday. It’s really nice to see that it’s been growing a lot ever since we first went there last year.  Having left the house without breakfast, I was very hungry by the time we got there, and so I was really happy…

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A perfect Sunday afternoon

After I worked hard all week(end), it was time for some pleasure today! Luckily, the farmer’s market was on at the Ladies No1 Opera House and so we joined our friends for an afternoon and some music in the sun. The market stalls sold all sorts of food & crafts and the place was teeming…

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"Trunk Market"

Last week I had to run some errands in BBS Mall. This also involved some waiting and so I had time to walk around and take some pictures of the shoppers and vendors around that area. Every day, people come from the surrounding villages and sell fresh fruits and vegetables from their gardens. This “trunk…

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Jozi again

We went to Joburg for the weekend and got some nice views of the city in its autumn colors. Many of the trees have put on brownish leafs and when it is not overcast, the air is crisp and clean, especially in the mornings. Apart from spending a lot of times in the shopping malls,…

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Review: U2 in Concert

My review of the U2 concert made it into the March issue of Lapologa Magazine (along with my other articles)! Pick up a copy of the magazine in stores now and be part of the conversation! :) To read the full review click here…

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Market Day

We spent all morning at the thriving neighbourgoods market in Woodstock. It was recently featured in my favorite magazine and so I was very keen to check it out. And I’m happy to report it was exactly what I expected: Busy scene, beautiful setting, delicious food and lots of creativity. It’s so good to be…

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