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Gavin Foster

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Durban photojournalist Gavin Foster writes mainly for magazines. His articles and photographs have appeared in hundreds of South African, American and British publications, and he's also instigated and researched stories for Carte Blanche.

Winner of the Magazine Publishers Association of South Africa PICA Profile Writer of the Year Award in 2008.

South African Guild of Motoring Journalists Motorcycle Journalist of the Year (Magazines) 2015/16/17.

South African Guild of Motoring Journalists Motorcycle Journalist of the Year (Overall) 2015/16.

South African Guild of Motoring Journalists Motorsport Journalist of the Year (Magazines) 2017 - Runner-Up 2015/16.

Dear Mr Obama — what if Bush won’t go?

Dear Mr Obama, While the rest of the world celebrates your election victory, I worry about the future of your great country. Not because I…

Point taken? No point!

Picture this. A rep, late for an appointment in the next town, gets caught doing 143 km/h in a 120 zone. The fine’s supposed to…

Black diamonds, white trash

Marketing people are strange types who, I suppose, have to justify their existence by continuously showing management just how clever they are. It always beats…

Car whores

When in comes to selling cars, the badge obviously means a lot, but for buyers the nameplate often doesn’t tell the whole story. Take that…

Dear Bob … about my farm

My relationship with Bob Mugabe has been trundling along for quite a while now — I send him emails, and he never replies. I even…