Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

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About doing what I love (and that’s not the wine-drinking)

So last Sunday my mother and I went to see two of the students I know at Stellenbosch University. I had also been asked by a good friend to buy … Continue reading

May 11, 2018 · 2 Comments

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

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

In search of a specific nude on an Indian Ocean island

Last year while I was living in Madagascar, a group of friends came to visit. I deserted them soon after they arrived, leaving them to travel to île St. Marie … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · 3 Comments

Salvador Dali: Big

Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Puyol, better-known as Salvador Dali, was big in the surrealist world. I’m no expert on the man, and feel inadequate … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Sunday snapshots: Chet Baker in Liege

Seen reflected in a school window while out walking close to Sainte-Véronique school: And then, looking right, to see where the image was reflected from, the real building façade: What was the … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · 3 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

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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