Yes, another quota picture, but in fairness, one I saw in the paper last week and meant to share earlier.
This from Halden Krog, a stark contrast to his Flames of Hate pictures of the xenophobic violence in South Africa last year.
Why do I like it? It’s local, it’s in black and white – moody and atmospheric, the kid with the ball didn’t quite realise how high the dog was going to jump and there’s a sunken boat in the background.
All the boxes ticked.
When all else fails and one needs to fulfill one’s obligations to one’s readers – namely a post a day in February – one must turn to the quota photo.
I’m going back to late 2005 and early 2006 for these, either of which I would happily (and concietedly) submit to postcard manufacturers and both of which are available with added generosity in the height and width departments by clicking their descriptions.
Picture Postcard Day in Franschhoek
Hout Bay from Chapman’s Peak Drive
The reason for this lack of wordage is not laziness – it’s sheer bloody exhaustion.
Last night, child-wise, sleep-wise, was… bad. Further detail would only bring back horrid memories and tears to my eyes. I now find myself desperately playing catch up.
So, with that – and at 8:24pm – goodnight…