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Market, Market

Posted in Zen by yoshizen on January 12, 2014

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Somewhere in a corner of London but on the another planet of Harrods,

still far behind of Tesco, even below Lidl, or charity shop —— still needs

to pay money = is a place for shopping = an open air market.  

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Some of the Market is famous in their antic collection and specialized

dealer often shows very interesting rare items etc.

So that, I used to go those market to look for interesting old cameras

or alarm clock etc etc. —– but, for lots of people, the things they buy

is not a joke or for fun, it is a serious needs in their daily life.

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I know a guy —— from top to bottom, he was wearing and using

the things came from the market.  And the another guy bought his

camera all from the market. (When I tested those lenses he bought

for £10, amazingly they are working perfect and image was sharp.) !

( Incidentally, I found and bought Canon 420EZ flash = may be

5 years old, for £10 —– seemed to be working well.) 

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Once I was wearing a mountain boots I bought from Charity Shop

for £5.   —– out of this boots, I’ve got many enjoyable walk.  

So, I guess, a person who bought second-hand boots here with 

pathetically cheap price doesn’t necessary mean having pathetic life.  

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Far from it, few pound toy for the kids could be a luxury and

a big fun to him or her.   Happiness is not a matter of price.

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Though, to the people in the another planet, they may not have any idea

what’s going on behind the buildings.

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And still, the days come and the days go. The Life continues.

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  1. bentehaarstad said, on January 13, 2014 at 21:57

    Interesting marked. Even if people have different reasons to shop there, it is always a good thing that these kind of things get a new life = much better than to be trown away.

    • yoshizen said, on January 13, 2014 at 22:34

      That’s right. —– though, it’s always some kind of dubious
      smell —– some might be stolen goods and so on 🙂

  2. elenacaravela said, on January 15, 2014 at 14:25

    I’m all for the continuation:)


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