Ramadan Photo A Day 2013: Days 1-10

I’ve been contributing to the Ramadan Photo A Day group on Facebook. This year’s themes are based around shared values. I’ve been interpreting them visually with items and spaces from around or close to my work area.

Day 1: Love (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 1: Love
Day 2: Justice (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 2: Justice
Day 3: Mindfulness (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 3: Mindfulness
In happy synchronicity, last night I came across this sentence in Edward Hirsch’s How To Read A Poem.
Day 4: Respect (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 4: Respect
Temperament, Technique, Tradition (sometimes)
Saudi coffee prepared in a moka pot, drunk out of a 40-something-year-old glass.
A tenuous link to the theme, but what’s a photo-a-day without the ubiquitous coffee shot?
Day 5: Kindness (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 5: Kindness
An unexpected gift, a small basket handmade by the giver’s mum.
Day 6: Responsibility (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 6: Responsibility
Day 7: Health (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 7: Health
A measured approach, eat with the end in mind. Waist not, want not.
Day 8: Humility (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 8: Humility
Day 9: Compassion (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 9: Compassion
Day 10: Integrity (Ramadan Photo-A-Day 2013)
Day 10: [Structural] Integrity

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saaleha

I am a writer and photographer (look up my work on www.shootcake.com) based in Johannesburg, South Africa. I have an MA in Creative Writing from the university currently known as Rhodes. My writing accolades include winning the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize and the 2020 Ingrid Jonker Poetry Prize for my debut collection, Zikr.

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