04 March 2011
Plant Shop Hut
Glamour shot, "Cookie".
Roadside plant shops are a great way to populate otherwise unsafe, drab empty areas. I hung out briefly in a plant shop's hut (of the pre-assembled, ready-to-use variety). Plant vendors are generally friendly people, and I am interested in how they pass the time waiting for sporadic customers, most of them passing by while driving home from elsewhere. Inside:
Photo of lover, pair of scissors, plastic bag, under anahaw leaves.
Walis tingting, woodfire pots, empty plate.
Labels: philippines. metro manila
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