For one reason or another.
A couple of these photos have featured in the blog before (apologies to those who have seen them previously, but readership is about 5 times what it used to be, so many folk won't have seen these) and there are a couple of "newbies".
This is me, in mid-beard-shave. I grew a full beard, and decided it had to go. This was the astonishing result of leaving just a toothbrush moustache - and one of me very fave profile pics for a while!
Here is a friend of mine teeing off at one of the local golf courses. What does seem odd is the background - the course is situated next to the Harare Municipal Dump, which has, over the years, encroached onto the doorstep of the course.
Augusta this ain't:
Now - an old girlfriend visiting me. (Those who are new to the Blog can find more posts on Jasmine at top right of this page in the Blog Archive).
I guess the juxtaposition of bush and bricks is what makes this pic seem 'not quite right'
And then this chap who I found one wedding night at Chengeta. Living in Africa I am used to big bugs - but this one just seemed way too big, and so makes it into my collection of stuff that doesn't look quite right.
Scorpion on steroids!
Finally - these three astonishing pictures, which I managed to take just around the corner from our house.
There has been a profusion of second-hand vehicles brought into Zimbabwe, but that doesn't detract from the African capacity to keep stuff alive way longer than most countries.
Question is - would this pass an MOT inspection in England?
So what is it? Well here is a Bible sitting on top of it:
Obvious really, isn't it? A tractor, in the workshop, and being prepared for re-sale.
Guess the advert will read "slight tear in left rear tyre - but perfectly functional"!
And of all the pics in this blog - this one actually looks right, doesn't it? This solution has obviously been in place a loooong time - and it works.
Have a great day!