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the man who is seated runs a little stall outside our garden wall. he sells candy, snack food, phone calls, mobile phone airtime and cigarettes. he sets up and works his stall from 2:00 to 5:30 in the afternoons. in the evenings he works at his other job as a security guard at a taxi rank. he sleeps in the morning hours, then sets up his shop again outside our wall.

july 2012,
sandton, johannesburg

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vendor, customer, stall, stallholder, tie, wall, shop, johannesburg, south africa, mellychan, business, men

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  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...about 2 years ago


    13 July 2012 – 2 images per day

  • cheers!

    – mellychan

  • Farfarm
    Farfarmabout 2 years ago

    What a contradictions….street vendors and tie …. Great find.

  • (and red cuffs!). thank you so much :)

    – mellychan

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleabout 2 years ago

    This is a really lovely and touching image. The description is great. Those flowers hanging over the wall are beautiful too.

  • thank you, dear maree. i took this as a moving truck was being loaded with our stuff not far away. we’ve left south africa now and already this feels nostalgic. thank you for your visit and nice comments xx

    – mellychan

  • LouJay
    LouJayabout 2 years ago

    Its like a theatre setting! Nice shot Mel!

  • :D thank you very much, lou.

    – mellychan

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