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Tiny Urban Traces #2

By Adriaan Bester

While parts of Cape Town’s famous fan walk this weekend turned into currents of handsome mountain rivers, the skies above connived to paint a ceiling familiar to our visitors from Manchester.

A far cry from the bright pictures we print boldly on postcards to promise pure and pleasant playtime, as we remain devoted to satisfy the needs of visiting teams, up to and including a few local supporters to cheer them along.

In the same week, a warm berg wind in Simonstown swept reality back into our doorstep as a massive veld fire erupted between two weekends of deluge, a reminder of how quickly the elements of nature can turn the tables.

And how few sunrays it takes to change the face of our soil.

Read the rest of the Fin24 article here

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