Tag Archives: Mayfair

Riding along on a pushbike Honey…

Yes it is true, I have bought a bicycle. Actually I have bought a  heap of rust masquerading as a bicycle, but then what do you expect for a lousy £20?    Why? you ask.  I live within walking distance … Continue reading

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At this time of year……

…. I am reminded that like most children I attended a Sunday School at our local Anglican church. At that time it had a “satellite” congregation/chapel in 7th Avenue in Mayfair. This was called “St Giles” and was under the … Continue reading

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Let’s go by bus!

Reading a blogpost about buses a few minutes ago got me thinking about my own experiences with bus travel as a child. Our family did not own a car, and living in Mayfair (Johannesburg), we were very fortunate that we … Continue reading

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Cottesloe and Fordsburg. 08-11-2011

I had one objective in my mind during this trip and that was to photograph the Rand Revolt Plaque at Fordsburg Square after I first saw it in September 2011. Naturally I was also interested in the coaches that are now … Continue reading

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Graves between the railway lines

I remember this cemetery from my young days travelling by train through Langlaagte to Mayfair. It is situated between the main lines and a spur that goes into the depot next to Langlaagte Station. Maintenance here does not happen very … Continue reading

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