11 August 2009
Quite General Store
Pens, flashlights, refill inks, stamp pad inks, "Chinese writing fluid", shuttlecocks, writing pads.
Chinese ink, badminton shuttlecocks, suyod (lice combs)-- the assemblage of a pre-department store general store. The handwritten prices by the storekeeper and salesgirls (and they are all girls) come and gone from this Manila store.
Threads of many colors, pomade, nail brushes, flint, matchsticks, face cream, tape, combs, suyod, hairnet, rice paste, sequins, "hook bra", glue ("glou"), biodata sheets.
Pampaswerte, pansabit sa pinto. Brings luck, for hanging on the door. At the beginning of each year, our streets are teeming with lucky c...
1875 illustration of a carinderia in El Oriente newspaper. I love carinderias . Whilst on long-haul buses I have a Pavlovian hunger-relat...
I took the MRT to GMA/Kamuning and walked to Kamias Avenue for a meeting. Along the way, I saw a guy on the sidewalk peddling what seemed to...
A food vending couple takes a break on a Manila sidewalk.
This "jeproks" kalesa, with the typical Mexicannish religious art and metalcraft. During the late 60's and early 70's, ...