Haiphong Road Temporary Market at Tsim Sha Tsui

Sonny boy has this great idea about trying out the beef ball noodles at Haiphong Road Temporary Market which has been there for 30 odd years.

So yes – I’ve an excuse to whip out the camera. The scene was quiet at first, with a guy eating quietly and a lady appearing on the left.

Then I looked again and the scene changed in a matter of minutes.

Such drama suddenly, quietly taking place.

The beef balls were great, with a tinge of citrus.

Bamboo Noodles

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Already there is a pattern to these photographs – the commonplace activities of walking and driving, roads and pavements, people on display – a city is united in pedestrian activities. I happened to be at Cheung Sha Wan on an errand to pick up bamboo noodles for my wife and I chanced upon this. I too am a pedestrian, albeit with a camera. What is that private epiphany here? In Camera Lucida, Barthes focused on memory, family, loss and grief. I am interested in production, action, and mobility of both thought and writing.