These pictures are a sequence taken during break of a primary school on the Cape Flats.

What struck me as I took them, was the different way the girls played, as opposed to the way the boys did.

The significance of the unprompted actions of one of these boys, as he was running across the court, really is such a telling indicator of what these children witness and how their environment shapes them.

"Assume the position" will conjure up many different visual images for each of us.