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Photo of the Walk: Urban Walking

Last weekend Raquel, I and a friend did an urban walk in the Maboneng Precinct which is in Joburg’s inner city, something which both of us have wanted to do for a while and never really made time for. Fortunately our friend Joedi, who is new to Jozi as well, kind of made us make time for this…

A lonely day for Eskimo

Fishing for a (Lego) dream

This little Eskimo was the first Lego minifigure Raquel got me while we were dating. This fellow has travelled with me from London to Beira, Mozambique to Conakry, Guinea and now permanently resides in Johannesburg, South Africa. With a growing Lego collection (encouraged by my wife) which I now am really interested in photographing, I…

Sightseeing silliness

Photo of the Week: Itchy feet!

The other day, while watching TV, Raquel looked over and told me that she misses travelling. We haven’t travelled since our trip to Cape Town in September last year and that was only a couple of days. Either way, there won’t be much travelling for us this year as we won’t have too much opportunities…

Our four Nobel winners

Photo of the Week: Human Rights Day

Human rights day in South Africa is celebrated today as remembrance for for the Sharpeville Massacre in which 69 black South Africans were killed by police for protesting against the pass laws (read more here). I’ve decided to add a photo of statues of South Africa’s four Nobel Peace Prize winners in Cape Town, each…

Tauriel and Legolas keep tabs of their foes from higher up...

Middle Earth in a Jozi garden (Lego style)!

I think you might have noticed that I have been photographing Lego a lot lately, but I’ve been pretty inspired with a few things I’ve found online and on instagram, especially the Legographer series by photographer Andrew Whyte and instagrammer that_toy_guy. So I decided to play around a bit with some of the figures I have. I have…