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[caption id="attachment_117790" align="aligncenter" width="141"] House Biermann - Spiral cast iron stairway[/caption] Barrie Biermann (1924 - 1991) who spent much of his working life teaching at the School of Architecture, built a home for himself in Glenwood that became admired by his colleagues for its brilliant use...

Fordoun Hotel and Spa, like all hospitality businesses is feeling the chill wind of the Covid 19 lock-down. They have opened up their trails to the public and provide sumptuous picnic baskets to visitors who are screened before entry is allowed. The tourism sector is a huge...

Another of our National Gems is St Patrick's Cathedral built in 1924, in Hope Street ,Kokstad. If you are passing through, do yourself a favour and visit this wonderful cathedral. You wont be disappointed, especially if you enjoy, the stained glass, which is in abundance.  [caption...

This present Government is intending to introduce a National Health Scheme (NHS), which is a noble ambition. However it cant even do the basics in maintaining its present infrastructure and look after the facilities for staff. The images below, are in the Addington Nurses' Home,...

Architecturally and with the many stained-glass windows, this natural sandstone 1882 Church is one of my favorites in KZN. The ambiance from the natural light seeping through the windows gives the interior a special peaceful aura.   I was grateful for Fr, Madoda Khumalo for giving...

Opening in 1845, the Royal Hotel, this iconic hotel has stood the test of time. (For 175 years.) It is however the hotel's Grill Room, that stays imprinted in the mind. The room with all its Colonial trappings, retains it's charm. As always I am drawn...

Whilst the 'mother' Lutheran Church (Kerk) at Moorleigh is still in good condition, the nearby Gnadenkirche is in ruins. It makes for great photography but is a reminder of bygone days when the thriving local community, although much smaller, seemingly able to maintain its properties....

Sunglasses will become essential on Umhlanga Ridge with all the glass cladding the new structures dominating the skyline. Perhaps some entrepreneurial sole could direct the reflecting rays onto solar panels? [caption id="attachment_115302" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Glass Arch[/caption] [caption id="attachment_115303" align="aligncenter" width="300"] A burst of light from the...

[caption id="attachment_115003" align="aligncenter" width="216"] Durban Central Post Office being strangled.[/caption] If the neglected state of the Durban Central Post Office is a metaphor for South Africa, take a trip into the Durban CBD and see for yourself the state of this national Monument that is being...

KZN: A Photographic and Historical Record

KZN: A Photographic and Historical Record