It is still an odd thing to go into an area just because it is disadvantaged when you would not necessarily do the same thing with a wealthy suburb.
They will very likely ask if it is real. The answer, "Yup. This is bonafide red straight from my grandad".
I have been told that it is often the 2nd paragraph that really gets a story going, the first being a buffer zone that, if cut out, you will arrive at where you really want to start your story.
Here's something normal, going on a taxi. I'm not referring to a cab with the driver's number on it. I'm talking about a classic combi - a plain white one that stops on the corner and you hop in. As a white South African, taking a taxi has become something of a taboo. This doesn't mean … Continue reading Just take a taxi
The idea of looking in the mirror begins the piece and is brought round again at the end, which, just like the piece, reflects the world and the ginger life back at you.