All right, can we talk about how awesome this home-made laptop is?! Made from the raffia, and collected in Gabon in 1998, it is wonderfully wacky with all its knobs, buttons, and dials, and shows such a tremendous amount of imagination. We do not know who made it; whether it was a child or an adult. But I sure have no trouble imagining a child playing with it, imagining words or games appearing on the blue screen as they pushed the buttons and twiddled the dials.
And what is even more wonderful, it is part of a pretty big collection of ingenious raffia toys. Take this mobile phone, for example:
Or how about this bad boy:
Or perhaps you want to advance your DJ career? I present this turntable:
And finally, the crowning glory. This fully functioning foosball table, complete with 20 players, and a label that says “Fabrique au Cameroon”:
It is actually almost 60 centimetres long, so it really is big enough to play.