Category Archives: iPhone

Photo of the Week: Making my mark!

On the 7th of May 2014, just over twenty years after the birth of democracy in South Africa, I voted for the first time in a South African election. It was a proud moment for me as for the first … Continue reading

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The longest commute with the nicest views – Instagramming a drive to Lephalale

Our construction site is a mere 370 Km from Joburg which means a site visit is an entire day event that starts at around 5am and ends at around 6pm. Usually I do the drive with or accompany a colleague … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Jozi’s showers

This is the first time that I have lived through Jozi’s summer months and one thing I was not expecting was the summer showers. Almost everyday, the clouds start gathering mid afternoon and by the time you need to go … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Mandela’s legacy lives!

A couple of months ago, Raquel, myself and some friends went to watch Bafana Bafana (South Africa’s soccer team) versus Spain, which in itself was a good experience and will have a post of its own soon. However, besides the … Continue reading

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A Merry Portuguese Christmas

Last Christmas was spent by the pool and in the sun the way I like it and have been used to spending it for most of my life. This year we are spending it in Portugal with Raquel’s family the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Lephalele’s Two Towers

Lephalale is place that in South Africa has become synonymous of mismanagement and disorder. Why? Because of the construction of one of the biggest coal fired power stations in the world. The other day driving away from this site I took this … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Eid Mubarak!

Well it was the end of Ramadan on Wednesday so millions of Muslims around the world started their Eid festivities  and driving back to Johannesburg tonight I noticed the minarets of the Nizamiye Turkish Masjid and decided to stop by quickly … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: I’m married now!

I’m married and I’m happy! Looking forward to a lifetime of happiness with Raquel!

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Photo of the Week: All work and some play!

This week’s photo has very little  to do with photography but more to do with people. I’m a firm believer that work does not have to be ‘serious’ all the time! I like work environments where are interactive, dynamic and … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Why does it always rain on me!

The rainy season is now in full swing and since arriving from holiday it has rained every single day for most of the day. I’ve haven’t seen anything like this since living in the UK and can definitely confirm that … Continue reading

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It’s like a Rainbow; It’s Comes in Colours everywhere! – Capture the Colour Competition

I blog for my own pleasure, however it’s nice to see the amount of random strangers visit the blog, like the posts and let you know what they think of something that to me is purely a hobby, a therapy … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Chilling in the Atlantic!

Bliss… Holiday bliss… That’s all I have to say! Here’s a sneak peak of what is to come!

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Photo of the Week: Heaven’s candy floss

The rainy season in full swing and our days are filled with rain and clouds which is slightly, well, inconvenient as the constant rain makes me slightly sleepy, especially the sound of it hitting the zinc roofs. The plus side when … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Can’t get you off of my head!

The long drives home due to traffic have one benefit to them: It gives you a great opportunity to observe Conakry life without pretext or veneers of putting on a show for the foreigners. So if I am not reading, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Riders on the storm…

It’s the rainy season here in Guinea and the other day I saw something quite cool and freighting at the same time. I was sitting at my desk when I could see dark clouds forming in the distance through the … Continue reading

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Conakry in an Insta(gram)!

One of the reasons I love my iPhone is the quality of the photos it takes and a nifty little app which Mark Zuckerberg thought worth buying: Instagram. I’ve been using Instagram for while now; Initially on my iPod Touch … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Highway to hell?

One of the big problems in Conakry, among others, is the traffic. The journey to and from work which should take fifteen minutes, sometimes can take up to almost an hour, which can be tiring especially when you are tired … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: They want our money, that’s all they want!

If there’s one thing which I haven’t learnt to love in Guinea is the money, or more precisely, the denominations and sizes of the notes. Everything costs hundreds of thousands which means you have to carry a lot of money … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: We don’t need no Education!

One of the things I read about Guinea before coming here is that is has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world (currently 175 out of 183, see here for reference). This stuck with me as I honestly believe … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Set fire to the rain and tell it to go away!!

It has been a miserable two weeks in London as it keeps raining and doesn’t stop. This reminds me of why I never liked living in the city! With weather like this it become depressing! Today the weather is better, … Continue reading

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