Category Archives: Photos

I AM ONE // Happy birthday blog

Birthday Bumps!!! So a year ago I was just arriving in South Africa for the 2010 FIFA world cup and figured it would be useful to have an online depository for travel writing, videos, photos and your typical self-effacing and … Continue reading

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This one goes out to the one I love…

Sufjan Stevens, Live in Manchester, May 19th 2011: Sufjan covered R.E.M.’s The One I Love a few years ago (here’s one from Chicago in 2004) but it lay in his big briefcase of tunes unplayed for years. But it made … Continue reading

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The return to the Cape

A fortnight ago already, yoiks… [click here for high-res pics] So I haven’t abandoned the blog. The last 2 weeks have been rather barmy. I posted the Joburg pictures the night before a horrible 20 hours of crowded connecting flights, … Continue reading

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“You aint gonna lose your life brother, maybe just your wallet, eh!” – Johannesburg thoughts & photos

Seriously forget the statistics. Tis grand. So back in spring when I was looking at the world cup timetable trying to work out just how I could maximise my time around South Africa, I was really reluctant to apply for … Continue reading

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The limbo week [eh... "Central South Africa"?!] w/photos

I didn’t get lost or manage to find myself. Success? Yes! – Pictures from the limbo week – “Free State [Clarens, Kimberley & Bloemfontein]“ So I left Durban a fortnight ago now knowing it was 6 days until my next … Continue reading

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From Durban to Jozi, photos LITERALLY from the road

I know it’s illegal to take pictures while driving… These are some quick poorly framed and lit snapshots I took, mostly with my phone, over the last 10 days or so while driving between Durban and Johannesburg via Free State. … Continue reading

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Sand, skater boyz and stupidly signposted streets [Durban photos]

Here’s a few photos of my five days in Durban, including the two matches and some beach action. As I outlined in my other post, the city displays huge contrasts of wealth, class and colour in various areas. While I … Continue reading

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Real elephants, fake dinosaurs & Ronaldo’s heavy breathing (Port Elizabeth photos)

I ended up with quite a bit of rain in Port Elizabeth. And lets face it, nowhere looks its best in the rain. P.E.’s position at the end of the Garden Route and the edge of the Eastern Cape means … Continue reading

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Sneaky Thierry, the carnival & a dead monkey (Cape Town photos pt2)

As promised, here’s a pictorial summary of the latter days of my Cape Town adventure. [see high-res]

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The calm before the storm [and a creepy Ally McCoist "encounter"...]

OK, I’m lying so it’s not at all calm. I’ve nipped in off of Cape Town’s Long Street to an internet cafe for a while as it’s pretty deafening between the continuous drone of vuvuzelas and a wrath of accompanying … Continue reading

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