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Gallery: Overheard on Bree Street

Richard Stephens: There are gunshots almost every day, where I live – I ask you, is this okay? The other night I had to stay at work after hours, and then two trains were cancelled; so by the time I got home, it was very late. My family phoned me to wait until the gunfire had stopped before coming home. The people shooting are the criminals – but I must wait till they stop shooting, just to get home? If I was mayor, I would focus all my attention on trying to fix this.

What would you do if you were Mayor of Cape Town? Photographer Lisa Burnell asked some Bree Street bystanders.

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This article was first published in the August 2015 issue of Molo: The world of Bree Street: One street many stories (download the PDF [11mb]  or flip through the digital book version)



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