Tuesday, August 23, 2011

More presen(t)ce.

I have not yet abandoned my Word of the Year. In fact, I have been merrily buying myself presents - probably to dull the pain of work. Here are two, purchased from informal traders in Simonstown.
The creator of this little fellow sits near Boulders Beach, carving his animals. It is so cute, the head hangs from a small wire hook inside the body, and gently sways when you move it.

































A mask from Cameroon. Don't you just love its ears and pout? Snous sometimes talks to it. She thinks it is a dog.

5 comments:

arcadia said...

Wat 'n cute skilpad. Hoeveel van die kakkerige werk het jy nog oor om te doen?

Leenie said...

Retail therapy...a quick fix for a bad mood. Like them both.

Sarah said...

What a strange creature, half man and half dog if Snous is right.

frayedattheedge said...

You just can't beat a bit of retail therapy! The pout made me think of Victoria Beckham!!

Le 'usband said...

Don't tell her I told, but she (Snous) calls it Rudolph (the red nosed rain dog)