Currently this is probably the most frequented corner in Johannesburg.
Because it is the home of Nelson “Madiba” Mandela.
Currently “Tata” (father) as he affectionately known,
is in a hospital in Pretoria.
This seems to sum up all the sentiments…
Now, if only the Mandela family would stop fighting and let the “Old Man” go in peace.
These 2 young girls were brought by their Dad.
They took great pains as to how they would place their placards and flowers.
I chatted to their Dad and we agreed that this sort of outpouring would not have happened
for any of the pre-1994 politicians…
And it will also not happen for any of the current crop of politicians.
I noticed that words had been added to this poster.
Not sure if the original author had come back to make changes
Some of the drawings are blowing away and
could be seen as an analogy for what is left of the life of Madiba that Doctors are trying to extend
One of my favourite stone tributes
We left our own mark of respect.