It’s a Bank Holiday Saturday morning, the sun is high in the sky and there’s some traveling to be done. Today’s destination of choice is Shrewsbury, for no other reason than I haven’t been there for a while. I was a little early for the train so I took a look at the regular Saturday Fleamarket. Just to see if I could come away without buying anything. My attic already […]
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Right, waiting for the bus back home from a visit to one of my local markets. Any regular readers of this nonsense I churn out will know how much I like a good market and how important I think they are. Enough rabbiting on from me, have a couple of photos.
I’m off out and on my way to Chester for a couple of hours camera related wandering and rain shower avoiding. The first leg of my route takes me through Earlestown. It’s a Saturday and that means Flea Market day. As is the way with open air events the weather is the big deciding factor and today is just a bit wet and windy so things are a bit sparcer […]
It Friday and isn’t market day down in Earlestown. It’s a traditional open market that pulls into town once a week like a wagon train of the old Wild West. Like the decent market it is it’s offerings a wide and varied and of course it’s as much a social and gossip exchanging hub as a shopping experience.
If you look back through my blog you’ll notice that I like markets, I really enjoy the buzz and atmosphere of the coming and going, the snatched overheard scraps of conversation and that mix of people moving about. Some are fixed of purpose, list in hand gleam in one eye while the other keeps mind of the wristwatch or clock. While others just idling by and taking it all in, […]