Photography

Chobe Wildlife
On Safari
Andrew Aveley

Chobe and photography of nature’s beauty

Photography of nature’s beauty in Chobe – The intoxicating flavour of Africa draws tourists to Chobe in their thousands and photographers in numbers, all keen to savour an experience that is replicated nowhere else in the world.

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Woman with lampshade on her head
Carla McMahon
Carla McMahon

Wo.Mansion – Women of the World

Wo.Mansion is a virtual 360 ° gallery showcasing the work of 13 International women photographers and their interpretations of life during the pandemic.

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Jedrie Harmse
jedrie harmse

My Lockdown Album/My Inperk-Album

Covid forced photo journalist, JJJ Harmse, to start looking through his lens at the small things around him and he found gold in many opportunities.

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Sam Basch
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Sights of Silesia

Sam J Basch

Visit Wrocław (pronounced ‘Vrotsh-waff’) in Poland’s Silesia province for its vibrant art scene, museums and culinary delights – and history. While Covid-19 is restricting overseas travel for now, this intriguing city and environs have much to offer the tourist. Nearby is the site of arguably the most daring World War II incident, ‘The Great Escape’ master-minded by South African-born RAF pilot Major Roger Bushell.

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Opinion
samjbasch

Fools at the wheel

Sam J Basch

What is it about a flashy car and its driver? We have Henry Ford to thank for mass producing the motorcar, which empowered people and became useful to us. Now there are just too many, adding to greenhouse gas emissions. Hopefully not for long.

But for many the car equals status; a symbol of wealth and power. That’s fine. But many of these obnoxious fools drive like hell, and park where they want. Confront them at your peril: they become abusive and threatening.

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From the Attic
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Around the Cape

Sam J Basch

It took a huge container ship stuck in the Suez Canal last month to focus the mind on the sea route around the Cape of Good Hope. This historic route between west and east was opened by Portuguese mariners Bartolomeu Dias and Vasco da Gama more than 500 years ago. In 1988 a similar voyage was recreated in commemoration of that maritime feat.

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