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Street laundry Wangjiamatou Lu

Laundry

On a brilliant and sunny Saturday along Wangjiamatou Lu (王家码头路). A photog friend once said to me that she never liked photographing old houses on the weekends. “Too…

The Baker

I bought a shaobing from this young man, piping hot from the cylinder drum which he baked them in. You could see the wafts of aromatic smoke trailing…

Some grow up tough

  Others are born tough. He stared intently into my camera and slowly brought his handkerchief up toward me, as if he was readying to wipe my lens….