Sunset from my backyard

Taken with my cell phone, in Johannesburg, South Africa. (c) Cynically Jaded – Oct 2012


The Inevitable

If I were to stand, facing a wall of water about to crash into me, I would probably breathe a sigh of relief and just succumb to the experience with a hint of a smile at the corners of my lips. (Source:

I love the compassion of the Arabs. This sign was on the locked balcony door of our hotel room in Dubai. (c) Cynically Jaded

Train station in Tunis named after Nelson Mandela. This was a pleasant surprise the first time I saw it on my way to the office.  (c) Cynically Jaded – 2008

imaan-daar: Oh, Africa. (Source: