Shades Of Grey – The Hazy View Of The Distant Mountain


The contradition that is Cape Town

Grant Jurius

Clarke's Estate is one of the sections of Elsies River Flats. It is one of the poorest communities in Elsies River and one of the most deprived in Cape Town Clarke’s Estate is one of the sections of Elsies River Flats. It is one of the poorest communities in Elsies River and one of the most deprived in Cape Town

View of Bishop Lavis with smoke rising from copper burnt for selling purposes to earn a living View of Bishop Lavis with smoke rising from copper burnt for selling purposes to earn a living

Bridge overhead the R300 interlinking Northern Suburb and Cape Flats areas like, Mitchell's Plain, Delft and Bellville Bridge overhead the R300 interlinking Northern Suburb and Cape Flats areas like, Mitchell’s Plain, Delft and Bellville

Most of the Cape Flats and township areas on the outskirts, fringes and borders of Cape Town experience very little to none of development that is currently occurring in the city centre and surrounding areas like Woodstock and other previously low income areas close to the CBD.

Especially the areas furthest away from the Southern Suburbs. In the north of Cape Town the Table Mountain can be seen in the distance but close up, poverty, deprivation and crime is a reality. The sunsets are still as…

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