Archive | April, 2015

Merchiston Prep (PMB) and Longmarket Street Girls School

What a warm welcome I received at these two Pietermaritzburg Schools that I photographed yesterday. A big thank you to Dave Beetar (Principal) at Merchiston Prep. and to  both  Derryl Muir (Principal) and Joslyn (School Secretary), at Longmarket Girls School, who went out of the way, and gave me access to the schools. They were particularly excited […]

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Heritage Statues and Symbols

The recent desecration of heritage symbols from the past, have behind them all the racial undertones that emerged in Nazi Germany with the destruction of Jewish property, and coupled with the current xenophobic attacks on immigrants, casts a shadow over this countries reputation, and is polarising people’s attitudes. The responsibility for protecting people and these […]

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Durban Girls College

A big thank you to Glynnis  Mungavin for arranging for me to photograph the College which is situated in Essenwood road on the Berea. The College has some truly magnificent buildings and the stain glass windows in the Library take the prize for the most striking feature in the school. The school is not only […]

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Botha House and Umdoni Golf Park

Botha House was built for the use of the Prime Minister of the time, Louis Botha and his wife Annie. I stayed at the House which is now a B&B and maintained by a Trust. The Head of State has first call on the accommodation, but outside of that is used by tourists and visitors. […]

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