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Flea Market | by neil cummings
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Flea Market

[...] In Brick Lane, as in street markets everywhere, an adjacency of products evolves.

 

Stolen bicycles for instance, their various parts and sub parts - and the feral youth that traffic them - accrue to one another near the edges of the market, where lines of vision and routes of escape are relatively accessible.

 

Stolen goods, counterfeit perfumes, and pick-a-cup touts, share these easy-access border zones with milling groups of Albanians offering crumpled packets, while muttering “cigarettes, cigarettes, cigarettes”.[..]

 

I've been visiting Brick Lane in London, for some time.

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Taken on March 12, 2020