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July 1, 2010

Butcher, Castle Market

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , — Lloyd Davis @ 1:59 pm

I’m not surprised a lot of people don’t venture into markets. In an increasingly packaged, branded and sanitised world it can be a little uncomfortable getting close to the origins of what we consume. Butchers’ shops are a bit too raw for some.
It’s interesting that the people who tend to use markets most are those who can’t afford not to, or whose background or culture is less fastidious – old people, people with not much money, students, refugees, people who haven’t developed a distaste for anything messy.

I felt a bit self-conscious taking this picture but wanted something that told the story through the produce. And I wanted to check whether the old lens I’d picked up at a secondhand shop in Manchester actually worked…

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