Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

Category Archives: Art

The mystery of my nameless model and how to make a post go viral

I wrote earlier this week about my visit to Kirstenbosch last weekend. While I was there I decided to try a cool feature on my DSLR, that I’d known about … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

The serendipity of stumbling upon graffiti-covered walls

This post is a “throwback” to my time in Kathmandu, Nepal. I loved the city – its people, the mountains in the distance, the old buildings and small alleyways … But … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

The strange case of Kathmandu’s phantom tigers

I was driving to work at the airport early one morning a few weekends back when I glimpsed the strangest thing out of the corner of my eye: a tiger … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · 5 Comments

Stumbling upon a shanty-town work of art in Kathmandu

(Continued from yesterday.) … From there I crossed the toxic Bagmati River, and eventually stumbled across a slum called Bainsighat – a tight-knit community of up to 800 people living in around 150 homes. Again, … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 3 Comments

This world is but a canvas to our imagination. *

By now you know that I love Kathmandu: its vibrant streets, vibrant people and vibrant, living history. One of the things that struck me on my first day here, driving from … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

Making art from mosquito-coil smoke

I don’t, as a rule, like to burn mosquito coils because of what the fumes could do to my dear old lungs, preferring to use a “zappy-bat”. A few nights ago, … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · 4 Comments

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