Braamfontein’s 70 Juta Street and Pieter Hugo

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#216. Saturday morning in brilliant sunshine we took a walk along the hip stretch of Juta Street in Braamfontein. Braamfontein’s re-imagining is more than talk and the colourful little complex of stores and offices on 70 Juta Street bears this out [It officially opened last weekend]. We started off at POST for their homemade lemonade and a tasty snack-sized prego roll. With its glass front POST is a perfect spot to sip something while observing street life (in this city of malls and walls that’s a luxury). Continue reading

Pieter Hugo at the Tate Modern

#32. Spend another day in London. I made my way across the city to the Tate Modern in Southwark in search of Pieter Hugo. I had seen mention somewhere online that his work was on show there. Pieter Hugo’s series The Hyena & Other Men made me a fan. Continue reading