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Portrait of old lady in fur - Manhattan

This photograph was an accident. A very nice accident. I was standing on the sidewalk looking through my lens when ‘something’ moved into my view… and there she was: a lovely old lady who must have thought ‘WTF!’ or ‘stupid tourist’, given her facial expression. I apologized and let her pass.

Photograph of street vendor in Limuru selling patriotic songs

If you are on the lower end of the food chain, amidst a multi-ethnic country scarred by corruption and tribalism, it might occasionally be challenging to maintain one’s patriotic feelings – or to have them in the first place.

Some say music has unifying effect… patriotic songs, anyone?!