This story about finding bare feet around the world to be paired - no pun intended - with outgrown but otherwise perfect shoes had me want to root through all our closets so that I could find new feet for all those extra shoes in our house. Read it, and you too will want to contribute to this movement that is living proof that one person can indeed change the world.
As promised in my previous post on charity in Africa, I have now put together a collection ...
One of the first questions – after which school to pick and whether Johannesburg is safe enough to move there – prospective expats typically ask me is what kind of volunteer work might be available for them or their spouses. If you bear with me, I’ll provide some answers. But first, ...
Hi. I’m Sparkie.
I’m 11 years old and I live at a place called Shumbashaba Stables*, out in the beautiful countryside to the North of Fourways in Johannesburg, South Africa. I’m average size and ...
You might remember that I recently participated in a Help Portrait photo shoot in the township of Diepsloot, right here on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Read my previous post about how we labored ...
When you’re moving to South Africa, inevitably you will become involved in charity work. There is almost no way around it. There are myriad opportunities of how you might get involved, but one of the charities especially dear to my heart is Help Portrait, a worldwide organization of amateur photographers whose goal it is to bring the gift of a picture into underprivileged communities.
When you’ve got nothing going on in your life but a horse show, you take pictures of horses.
Brown and White horses.
Sleepy dogs on horses.
I know I’ve rallied hard in the past month for donations for the Alexandra Baseball League, and I’m very grateful for the funding we’ve received to date (more on that in my next post). But I’m not the only one out there, and today I wanted to give credit to my friend Bing (who ...