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As useful as a lighthouse in the daytime

Mouille Point lighthouse is the oldest solid lighthouse on the South African coast. First lit on 12 April 1824. Originally it was lit by Argand lamps burning whale oil. Its height was extended in 1865 increasing its range from 6 … Continue reading

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Tankwa in black & white

Often, we look at a black and white image and remark how much better it looks than if it were in colour. There’s a reason for that – colour is distracting. Black and white tends to show more of the … Continue reading

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