February 18, 2016 by petrujviljoen
Much the same experience as on the cnr of Noord and Banket. Living in a warehouse this time. The noise of the traffic! Hectic! I’m not sure I didn’t suffer brain damage from it. I really wasn’t as happy as previously on account of it.
Living near the Carlton Centre I occasionally went to the movies if there was something worthwhile to watch:
- When Sophiatown showed people had to sit in the aisles it got so full. I was early enough to be offered a seat – a woman let her child sit on her lap to make space for me.
- When 8 Miles showed, about EminEm, the white rapper from America – Yes, I was the only white person in the movie house. As usual.
The only people who ever asked me why I was living in the inner city were foreigners.
Time passed, I got older. Walking along…
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