An African in England Questioned

A little while ago I wrote An African Questioned… about all the questions I have received with regards to being African and growing up in Africa.  This is part two to that “Interview”, An African in England Questioned. Question: So are you finding England safer now, more relaxed walking down the street? My Answer: Well the one thing is I don’t need to look out … Continue reading An African in England Questioned

Wind Photos… and you thought I was kidding?

An angler seems unperturbed by the huge waves breaking over the harbour wall at Cape Town’s Kalk Bay. (Yunus Mohamed, Die Burger) Gale-force winds in the Cape Town CBD were a little too strong for this policeman who ended up on his behind as he tried to cross the street. (Die Burger) A dog sniffs the base of a tree blown over in DeWaal park, … Continue reading Wind Photos… and you thought I was kidding?

The Aftermath of Elections

I always worry about the aftermath of an election, there always seems to be violent tension, tempers rise and people become “possessed” by the “done in for” attitude. My first experience of a true election was in 1994, our first legal election, legal as in fair, no discrimination, anyone who was anyone could vote.  The period leading up to that day though will be forever … Continue reading The Aftermath of Elections