A Short Hike to the Next Village

We’ve about 2 hours to kill, so what better way to do it and get a bit of mild exercise than to go hiking, from our village to the next.

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The theme of the day – rustic beauty. Debris at a nearby beach.

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The colours are nice.

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Up the steps.

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Light at the end of the path.

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Car, abandoned.

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Nice green window.

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Window and scarred wall of an abandoned village house.

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Discarded electrical board.

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Village road sign.

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Nice open view.

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Bye bye village!

 

 

 

 

Singapore Vertigo

Singapore can be vertiginous at times.

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You look up.

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You could lose your balance.

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It’s a culture on display.

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A culture that wants to be legible.

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It wants to be read globally.

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To be taken seriously.

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There’s an official stamp on everything.

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We see what we are supposed to see.

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A people on display.

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No one can truly be at rest.

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We keep on looking.

Camera: Contax TVS II

Film: Agfa Vista 400

 

 

How We Live with Concrete

I’m fascinated by what you could see when coming down the Mid-Levels Escalator at Central in Hong Kong.

You could see lots of small businesses, restaurants and shops.

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You could also see unruly leaves and branches against grey concrete buildings.

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They’re part of human activity.

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Things happen, though they don’t always announce themselves.

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Life is understated sometimes.

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At other times, it is in your face.

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This is how concrete lives.

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How we live with concrete.

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The unruly beauty of nature and concrete.

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We can’t help but look again and again.

 

Camera: Leica M6

Lens: Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 SC

Film: Ilford XP2 400