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Running Wild

It’s not that I don’t like blogging, in fact, I love it. At last count, I tried to maintain 5 of the things. It’s just, I’ve been really busy, with a workload not befitting one individual. I’m typing this blog at 1:14.AM. So all I’m telling you is that I’ve been to Zambia last week, with Jenny Morris, to stay at the most beautiful Royal Chundu Lodge, on the mighty Zambezi river. As I’ll be blogging about this extensively, all I’ll tell you is that 4 days away, and 4 weeks of insanity before that, has left me a bit thin on the blogging efforts. I’m positively choked up with all the stories and shoots I want to blog, but just haven’t had the time. So please be patient. Soon and very soon I’ll get back on track.I just got a new laptop after my other one had a melt-down last month, and I was restricted to my workstation at work, where the machine couldn’t stay ahead with conversion and retouching. Generally I blog at night, so now that I have a machine to take home again, I’ll be getting…

Table Mountain - A Cape Town Wonder


Last night, our dear Table Mountain, was chosen as one of the 7 New Wonders of the World. This is a big deal for Cape Tonians, as in some way or the other, our lives are influenced by this majestic rock daily.

Either you use it as a way to align yourself with direction ("towards the mountain" is a universally accepted wind-direction for us. "Away from the mountain" is seldom said, since this leaves most of us with a nagging feeling of discomfort, so we rather just say "Towards Bellville", which for most people who live in the City Bowl, in the shadow of the mountain, is akin to saying "Towards Cairo"), or a happy place to look at and feel some sense of calm. Even from my very semi-industrial enclave in the suburbs, I can see Table Mountain. Ok, from my porch at the studio, looking over a petrol station, I can see it.

 



Well, photographers don't escape the influence of the moutain either. Or at least I don't. Whether I'm shoo…