The Grand Station Hotel went up in flames on Friday evening, 2 August 2019 (main image courtesy of Eugene Ulman). This news reached the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation members at their AGM on the Saturday afternoon. Heritage people gasped with shock, dismay and distress. The hotel was an icon of Johannesburg, it achieved the status of being Johannesburg’s oldest surviving hotel, although by the late 1980s it was n
A contract appointment starting as soon as possible. This position is based at the West Coast Fossil Park, R45, Langebaanweg (www.fossilpark.org.za) 15km from Vredenburg.
- Minimum Matric with a science bias
- Fluent in English and Afrikaans (written and spoken)
- Computer literate (Word, Excel, Power Point – minimum)
A pleasure and delight of combing a bookshop in a random way (this is what browsing means) is that you are guaranteed to make a 'find'. A serendipitous happy find you never knew about but it instantly becomes a prized possession. A recent visit to Bookdealers of Melville yielded just such a small delight.