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The land of the genuine - South Africa

For ages now the United States has been crowned the ‘Land of Opportunity,’ and although it’s debatable whether or not it still is, the ever vibrant country of South Africa is following that same path as it’s economy continues to grow since the end of Apartheid. 431 more words

Aliens and Townships: District 9 (2009)

The library where I work has a huge South Africa exhibit up at the moment. It’s been almost 20 years to the day since Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa on April 27, 1994, and twenty years of democracy is a huge milestone for the young nation. 1,034 more words

Movie & TV Reviews


You guessed it, Smarteez. And no, not the wonderful tiny discs of chocolate and colour; but the DIY fashion crew based in the Nuevo –Chic streets of Soweto. 202 more words

Street Fashion

Soweto, the place to be today for the ANC and the DA - 12th April 2014

With the national elections taking place on the 7th of May the political playing field is heating up. The ruling party, the ANC were out in Meadowlands, Soweto today led by Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe. 194 more words

SA own chess wonder Asavela Mbewana (10) to the World Youth Chess Championships.

South Africa’s own chess wonder from Soweto -  Asavela Mbewana (10) is going through to the World Youth Chess Championships. This young lady is in grade 5 at the Vula Mazibuko Primary School in Diepkloof, Soweto. 180 more words


I wanted to challenge us as society, who decides fashion for us, who decides who is good enough to be a model?

inspired by the film era in fashion photography and my moms old photographs i tried giving the old a new context

with love




I went to Orlando i have always been drawn to train stations for some odd reason, this time i wanted to keep my take on landscapes conceptual, i wanted to frame what i was seeing, i wanted to capture small moments instead of take it from a distance i brought myself closer. 17 more words