Tag Archive: JHBlive

The Junction

The Junction, originally on the corner of Bree and Claim Street, was owned by Shayne Leith who previously owned Decodance in Market Street (which eventually became Le Club). It opened in 1988 and… Continue reading

Johannesburg in 1961 on JHBLive

JHBLive has featured a piece I did on Johannesburg from a movie shot in 1961. The film, all about a bumbling ‘ducktail’ gang, was really hard to watch. Trying to identify the locations… Continue reading

Lost churches of early Johannesburg

Jhblive published an edited version of the piece I did on the lost churches of Johannesburg. Read it HERE. For the longer and more detailed piece, check out the full version on Johannesburg1912… Continue reading

History of theatres in Johannesburg

JHBlive have published an edited version of my piece on the history of theatres, bioscopes and cinemas in early Johannesburg. Here is the link. The site publish a weekly e-mail highlighting all the… Continue reading

Lost Braamfontein

My latest historical piece for JHBlive on ‘Lost Braamfontein’ was published recently. Check out the abridged JHBLive piece here or the full post here. For the full (ongoing) history of Braamfontein and other… Continue reading

reJHB – My JHBLive monthly feature starts this week

Starting this week, JHBlive are running a series of monthly historical features I’ve written about Johannesburg. These features are loosely connected to my blog on the history of Johannesburg that I use for… Continue reading

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