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Posts from the ‘South Africa’ category

A farrier shoeing a horse

An old craft

“This South African farrier used to travel most of the year – including up into Botswana, where I photographed him with my trusty old AE-1.”

Going out in style

“‘I wanted my son to have an evening that he’ll never forget – you only have one matric farewell and you can get married several times.’ This sad comment on modern marriage is one of the reasons that some wealthy South African families spend the same kind of money on the end of a child’s school career as they do on weddings.” Mike Kingdom-Hockings takes a look at a South African rite of passage – the Matric Ball.