A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving ― Lao Tzu I'm reading Susan Sontag's On Photography. This passage seemed apposite 'Whatever the claims for photography as a form of personal expression on a par with painting, it remains true that its originality is inextricably linked to the powers of…Read more traffic
Month: May 2017
A tongue in cheek look at DANGER! on nigeriastreets 😉
I have still not quite become accustomed to the fact that the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge has switched from Wednesday to Friday.
I had become (more or less) settled into checking the site each Friday evening, and firing off a quick riposte to the challenge. Now it seems I’m always late to the party.
Oddly enough, this week, I did check the WordPress site this week at the appropriate time but have still managed to delay my response to this week’s challenge DANGER! until now.
In her challenge, Michelle spoke about ‘injecting this unexpected frisson of Danger! into an otherwise uneventful afternoon’.
Often, in Nigeria, it is not the unexpected frisson of danger, but merely the unexpected direction from which the expected danger might come that makes many a day anything but uneventful. That’s not to say that Nigeria is dangerous all the time, it isn’t, and I’ve made some…
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