Signs of the times: South African townships (and further afield)
I’m back … More about my three-week layoff soon … For now, some amusing signs from the townships north and south of Pretoria (where I live) and in Antananarivo, Madagascar (where I used to live).
Nike Boy Barba Shop. “We Relax” – a crucial trait for barbers…
“God Is Great Supermarket”. Everyone in the community sure knows where they stand in their faith!
I’d send my kid to “Mama’s Love Educere Centre”. Who wouldn’t want their child showered by “mama’s love” while they are off at work? There’s even a play area…
Apart from the bad grammar (is Ernest’s surname Multi, or do they just accept multiple grades of gold?) this isn’t funny in itself. But it’s quite ironic, I’d say, considering that it’s situated right across the road from a squatter camp:
Across the road from the gold and diamond exchange
“Can’t Wait VW Spares”… Enough said.
Appropriate? I think so… (Seen in Antananarivo, Madagascar). Photo by Jocelyn @ Madagascar Musings