Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

Old Bucket of Bones

A jumble of words about the nameless wreck down the beach from our regular holiday spot. She’s disappearing fast though.   Old bucket of bones grey skeleton of the seas … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

Just another typical New Years Eve in la-la-land

What does your New Year’s look like every year? Does it involve wild rooftop partying the night away, or flopping into bed by 9.30pm, too happy that the crappiest year … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

The time I was stopped for shooting in downtown Johannesburg

True story. Last weekend I took a trip from Pretoria to Johannesburg with three friends to explore. We started at 44 Stanley for coffee, before spending several hours at the … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

Parting shots from the Cape

So, what do you think? Shall I post one more time from the Cape before flying back to the hustle and bustle of Gauteng? I think so. Back up-country my … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Tugging at everyone’s heart strings their forte

I am so proud of these kids! I have nothing to do with their success, but have watched them from behind my camera, which makes me a very loose part … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Where the wild horses roam

Yesterday I promised that I would continue the story about the wild horses of Kleinmond & Botriver, so here we go: A few years ago, while visiting my mother in … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

In search of horses, I found death in the dying light

Yesterday evening I went in search of the mythical “wild horses of Botriver & Kleinmond”. Just outside Kleinmond, towards Hermanus, one takes the turn-off from the R44 down a dirt road to … Continue reading

June 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Some fine art in Hermanus

Hermanus’s FynArts Festival, which is in its fourth year, has been on for a week now in this town I currently call home. FynArts caters for young and old, for … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

About a mess of bona fide, frank, funny munchkins

I have been working at an NGO in the Western Cape for around a month now¬†–¬†filling in until the end of the school term for someone who left unexpectedly. I … Continue reading

June 15, 2016 · 3 Comments