Early morning in the Mother City and despite being dubbed “The Most Beautiful City in the World”, like any other city, the plight of the homeless is even more apparent at daybreak.
Even with a background in journalism where I thought I’d pretty much seen it all, I still find this social ill hard to face.
Young children “bouncing” cigarettes for breakafast while the smell of bacon wafts across Greenmarket Square from the cafes and delis. People with all their possessions in plastic bags and rucksacks wandering among the tourists. These are just some of the scenes this slumbering city wakes up to.
The photos are black and white and underexposed on purpose.
I’m not one to re-blog other people’s content, but the statistics in this post by fellow Tip of Africa blogger Liz from “Nature on the Edge” are mind-blowing and sickening. It’s time we all did something about the plight and the future survival of these gentle giants before it’s too late!
It’s alarming to read the results of the Great Elephant Census (GEC) released by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (UICN) in Hawaii on Friday (2nd September). The report…
With the iconic Table Mountain as a backdrop, the V & A Waterfront is a tourist magnet for Cape Town.
It’s also the perfect place to try out night photography with my new camera and I must confess I am absolutely hooked – on night photography that is. The crowds at the V&A can be a little much in high season. Which in Cape Town is pretty much all year round :-)
Mist started rolling in as I was photographing the Clocktower and the canal, adding a lovely magical touch to the twilight.
Photographing the Cape Wheel and all the surrounding lights in the harbour proved more of a challenge than I imagined. I’ll have to go back sometime to get it absolutely right.
Banting recipes – low carb, sugar free and gluten free. Banting recipes I have tried - those that have failed and those that have been a success! I am not a dietician, I'm just a gal who loves to cook banting food, and keep it as good as possible! Obviously all recommendations throughout this and other posts are not intended as an alternative, treatment, or prevention of diseases, medical treatments or advice. The reader takes full responsibility for counting nutritional information such as carbs, while trying any and all recipes :-)