man with a bucket

‘Soooh! You come from England?’

‘Yes.’

‘Nice place, nice place.’

‘Well, it’s ok. Yes, it’s nice. But we don’t have sun and space as you do. And there are limitations to the English. You would need to go there to see the whole truth.’

‘But we see in the magazines your beautiful country. We look in the magazines at the pictures.’

‘They don’t show the bad stuff though. Only the nice stuff. The magazines lie.’

‘Oh yes. Oh yes. Like here. You don’t see shacks do you? Tourists don’t go to shacks and townships. They don’t go to Alexandra to see our shacks. Just to Cape Town and to Kruger Park. But the shacks are also South Africa.’

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