for the first time this afternoon i ventured out into what i believe is called the bloggosphere (please correct if thats wrong ) and its huge….
so many people… so many messages … so many images….
first things first though …
peace and blessing be with you .
more and more , people are embracing islam in the townships of cape town , and south africa in fact. i worked for a monthly newspaper called community news for 1 year , and one of the stories i had to cover , was a trip to signal hill organised for muslim youth from the township during ramadan. this picture was taken on the bus trip.
when i first got my digital camera, i was taking pictures of everything , including the kitchen sink… the sink happens to be in an old farm house , the actual farmhouse for the area that is now called kenwyn. i was graciously allowed board and lodging for no cost for at least 3 months… you know who you are , thanks bru !!!
in the middle of the city , we find the company gardens , established by the “company” in this instance the VOC or , dutch east india company , to grow the essential fruit and vegetables so needed by the scurvy riddled sailors rounding the tip of africa in their perilous quest for the east. it is also surprisingly peaceful , and typically filled with midday snoozers , 1st daters , “i want somewhere peace full to eat my lunch ” office workers , squirrels , egyptian geese , sea gulls and pigeons.
okay, now i need to go and organise ten photographers to photograph the pre opening of parliament , hosted by the anc ….