kapama karula

don’t ask me why but i have been looking at a ton of safari lodges lately (no i’m not planning a trip, if only) and amongst all the usual colonial african, hunting lodge, dark leather couches, elephant heads on the walls and springbok hides on the floor kind of places i discovered…

africanis

“The hills and veld that Daniel Naudé invites us to traverse are filled with wonderful creatures, each more proud, perfect, and present than the next”

ethiopia

a work colleague recently returned from a trip to ethiopia. i want to go to there (is that ever going to get old?)

ghana-cujo

ghana film posters

In the 1980s video cassette technology made it possible for “mobile cinema” operators in Ghana to travel from town to town and village to village creating temporary cinemas.  In order to promote these showings, artists were hired to paint large posters of the films & were given the artistic freedom…

bikes-faso

this is how to do it

remember my post about bicycles? how cool are these ladies from burkina faso. did you know, almost 55 million bikes have been made this year so far?