E is for Evening Meal……. …….and F is for Filleting Fish very Fast as these stallholders were doing at LaBoqueria Market: All Low-Key Street Photography images from my archives for this week’s Black&White Challenge: Letters E and F Perhaps next week’s will be brighter.Or perhaps not. This is a fun challenge to do and there were as many interpretations are there are bloggers in the universe. So why not click on the icon to see some variations on the theme?
Saw these healthy snacks in La Boqueria Market in Barcelona. My post for Cee’s OddBall Challenge this week. If you click on the link you’ll see more from bloggers around the world:
Lots for sale at the Thursday Antiques/Bric-a-Brac Market in Preston, from a second-hand (third-hand,fourth-hand,fifth-hand?) plastic badger with a leg missing to an old Beano album with so many coffee rings and scribbles that you couldn’t see the pictures. There were lots of camera enthusiasts looking at equipment from the pre-digital era. Remember those little flash cubes that you stuck on top of a Kodak Instamatic? You get the impression that every item has a potential buyer somewhere, just maybe not today. And everything was worth a bit of haggling until a price was agreed on that left both parties satisfied that each of them had won. There were some very wise people perusing some very big books: But the stall that got my vote for an elegance of display was the one which gave prime position on red velvet to these old boots, keeping them well away from the display of Matchbox lorries on yellow velvet:
Trip to Preston’s Saturday Market today was prompted by adverts promising a “Vintage /Retro Extravaganza”. Whilst the word “extravaganza” might have been nudging the boundaries of Advertising Standards, there was a fair bit to see and a great deal of good humour. Today’s blog pics were taken in the open market downstairs before the extravaganza was discovered (it was well hidden upstairs). This guitar man was singing a verse of “Corinna Corinna” in the style of Bob Dylan and was happy to play an encore for this vintage/retro photographer. Another photographer (there were a few of us around today) was trying to play a record on an old wind up gramophone. Apparently he had put the arm down back-to-front also with the needle at the last groove instead of the first. A passer-by explained all this and showed him how it worked. And quite a revelation that seemed to be. As it was the 1st March, Marie Curie Charity collectors were on the streets. This collector was threatening/promising to give everyone a hug later if they came back in a couple of […]