#Jozi_Reflections – The Sydenham Public Pool

WORDS: ANG LLOYD   IMAGES: GAIL SCOTT WILSON “The pool is crowded for this late. Here are thin children, hairy animal men. Disproportionate boys, all necks and legs and knobby joints, shallow-chested, vaguely birdlike. Like you. Here are old people moving tentatively through shallows on stick legs, feeling at the water with their hands, out…

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#TheGodProject – The L. Ron Hubbard House

WORDS: ANG LLOYD / IMAGES: 2SUMMERS This is the second installment of #thegodproject. You can read more about the premise behind it here. Please read the premise before continuing.  DISCLAIMER: This is NOT an expose. #thegodproject is not about  religious critique – if you’re looking for that, you’ll find this whole project most unsatisfying. It’s pretty…

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#TheGodProject – Rosebank Catholic Church

WORDS: ANG LLOYD / IMAGES: 2SUMMERS This is the first installment of a new section for my blog, called #thegodproject. You can read more about the premise behind it here.   They say ‘write what you know’ – so I thought I’d start this project off with Catholicism. I was brought up Catholic (I was dragged…

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#jozi_stories – A most extraordinary house

WORDS: ANG LLOYD / IMAGES: GERMAINE DE LARCH   I first heard about ‘the Gordon Road house’ through my previous landlord, Toni Morkel. Her interview formed the beginning of #jozi_stories (you can read more about it here), but along with stories about the Bez Valley, she also told me about a house that she once lived…

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