Archive | September, 2015

North Coast – Hagemann Family

Whilst photographing the road and rail bridges of the North Coast I had the good fortune to meet Kim Hagemann on his farm near Zinkwazi. As well as allowing me to record the well kept family cemetery he also permitted me to photograph the private church and original farm house. The Hagemanns are descendants of […]

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PMB Sanitorium – Old St Annes Hospital

Hospitals were certainly well built with interesting architectural merit. With the assistance of the local “caretaker” I managed to gain access to this old derelict hospital in Loop Street. It’s a bit like a time warp in that this hospital opened by Bishop Jolivet  in 1898, and staffed by Augustinian Nuns , closed many years […]

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Pietermaritzburg Girls High School

The usual courtesy by schools was afforded to me by Pietermaritzburg Girls High School, and in particular by Brett Acutt, the Academic Administrator. Thank you for allowing me to record your school. The School has a rich history dating back to 1925 and the main building (National Monument) is built in the Queen Anne Revival style. […]

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South Coast Rail Bridges

I have just completed photographing the South coast bridges from Umbilo to Port Shepstone. Travelling along the south coast of KZN I have always been impressed with the multitude of bridges spanning the many rivers on the road & rail to the south. It has been invigorating to record these structures and to meet the […]

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Inanda Heritage Route

What an inspiring day ! Our great heritage and our great people. I hired the expertise of Bongani Mthembu a guide from Ethekweni Tourism to visit the amongst other sites,  the Phoenix settlement established by Mahatma Ghandi, Inanda Seminary and Ohlanga Institute. Thanks so much to Ayanda Ngcobo of the Seminary (superstar), Bongani and Mandla […]

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