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The fire, the ceremonial firemaster, the fireman and the burner at AfrikaBurn

Posted by on 4th June 2019

  (Featured image of fireman Rob Erasmus far left and Skeleton Leaf of Change art work burn by John Steele, other images as per credit, text by Eleen Polson unless otherwise quoted.)   The big thing about AfrikaBurn, that makes …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 1

Posted by on 23rd May 2019

 Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. The adventures of Solar Santa at the Burn 2019 in no particular order It is first light. The cherry picker is high in the sky and the DPW (Department of Public Works) electrician hard …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 2

Posted by on 13th May 2019

 Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. Welcome back to Solar Santa’s continuing adventures. The journey to the Karoo is an ordeal. But an essential rite of passage. After over a thousand kilometres of tar road, in an overloaded car, the …More »

DESTINATION: PtIII of The Spirit Train Story

Posted by on 12th April 2019

Words: Mike Kennedy / Photos: Christiaan Barnard D E S T I N A T I O N …is the end of a cycle and the start of another. When it comes the time to put pen & paper down, …More »

You Are The Experience Of AfrikaBurn

Posted by on 13th March 2019

                                                                                 Words: Shannon Smith / Photos: as per credit   The hype is huge, the excitement is next level, the build-up is ever growing and everyone is jittery with excitement. Like teenagers going to their first ball, outfits are strewn …More »

The Silence of Silent Burns

Posted by on 13th November 2018

Words: Eleen Polson / Images: Alexander Polson (unless otherwise specified) My first Burn in 2016 was, like many would agree, quite a shake up. I came to clean out my head, reconnect to my creativity by burning a bit of …More »

Burning with Joy

Posted by on 13th August 2018

Would you have liked it as much as I did? Would you have felt the magic wave carrying you from one experience to the next? More »

Why Decompression?

Posted by on 5th July 2018

                 Text and photos: Jai’prakash Sewram     This morning, in my dream, a young boy appeared and asked me “Why do people need to decompress?” Determined not to pass up a moment of knowledge impartation, I responded and wanted …More »

Moop Map 2018

Posted by on 28th June 2018

Its finally here – the news you’ve all been waiting for! So, who was naughty, who was nice and who was, well, just a total fokken mess? What did our LNT crew do in the desert this year? LNT – …More »

Solar Santa

Posted by on 10th May 2018

Chapter 1. I’m 71. An old fart who lives alone in the Magaliesberg mountains with two border collies. I get the occasional paying guest for a weekend that pays for the dog food. My wife died years ago but still …More »

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