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
Possibly a few funny things about South Africa, a good laugh at that but also listed are a few of the reasons I wanted out… 1. You can eat half dried meat and not be considered disgusting. 2. Nothing is your fault, you can blame it all on apartheid. 3. You get to buy a new car every 3 months and the insurance company even … Continue reading It’s Great to be a Souf Efrikan
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?
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
* I received this in an email, I so wish I had written it first dang! – from Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia. Cape Town is a city on the coast of South Africa so called because the wearing of capes or cloaks is compulsory within the city limits. It was founded by Batman on his way to Melbourne from Holland in 1652. Cape Town is … Continue reading Cape Town 101
This song has no real significance to me, it is just a song that I love to close my eyes and move to… Freshlyground, another South African wonder What would you do if I kissed you? What would you do if I held your hand and laid you down? Would you find me overly unkind to you? Would you call me insensitive, and say that … Continue reading Freshlyground ~ I’d like
Yesterday I was asked to take a few photos of a friends horse who had just given birth to the cutest thing since, well, the word “cute” was invented! Its conception is quite a funny one and involves one times well bred mare being covered by a very very well bred Stallion who broke out of its stable… As the little foal stood, all legs … Continue reading Horses and a Pooch