Friday, 15 June 2007

And now for some postcards

Pin It I don't normally do what I term "pretty photographs", preferring gritty urban stuff and social documentary work. Sometimes, that can become a bit mentally oppressive so every now and again, it's probably a good idea to have some pretty postcard images of the beautiful areas around KwaZulu Natal.

Thursday, 14 June 2007

Strike nationwide - Day 13

Pin It The nationwide strike entered its 13th day here, with most schools closed, hospitals under pressure and public transport at a virtual standstill. Before some 10 000 protesters began the long walk up West Street to the Durban's City Hall, the City Centre seemed almost abandoned and disarmingly quiet. So, here are some images of the COSATU march, which was both peaceful and disciplined. Office workers looked out of windows and watched from the street, often with mixed reactions to the demands of the workers for a 12 percent pay hike.