Old Coal-Woman of Stromboli

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    This old woman sells coal around the streets of Stromboli.
    She only washes once a month.

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    By popular demand - a mono version of the portrait of this remarkable woman.

    To get the full story, you'll have to go to the original colour version, here:
    www.flickr.com/photos/f8onfilm/436580272/in/set-721576034...

    Eve Livesey, RCanelas, DDeepani, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. James Petrille 86 months ago | reply

      Only slightly less often than me

    2. screpion [deleted] 86 months ago | reply

      Excellent portrait. Congrats.

    3. Vasili Andreyev 86 months ago | reply

      David, excellent portrait.
      As well the entire stream.
      Keep in touch,
      Vasili

    4. veroater 86 months ago | reply

      Nice portrait!

    5. connaught34 86 months ago | reply

      Beautiful, but she looks Welsh to me. Great to be back, wasting time of flickr when I have a mass of work to do, and great to see Zardoz posting pics again. He's been away in Afghanistan, looking after Prince Harry, you know.

    6. zo- [deleted] 86 months ago | reply

      yes :)

    7. VEB Zardoz the Gravyboat 86 months ago | reply

      Monty -
      You're not supposed to tell people about that, nutter,,,,,it's a secret!"
      But it's true that the little ginger twat would be dead without me.
      I personally fought off an entire battalion of heroin crazed Taliban, with nothing more than a tripod and an old Lubitel, just to save his little "royal" ass.
      It was like Rorkes Drift.....Only better and I woz more braver (than Michael Caine even).
      I was even personally thanked by his dad ~ Lt. James Hewitt.

    8. Eve Livesey 86 months ago | reply

      I like them both, she has the kindest eyes

    9. >chercher la femme< 86 months ago | reply

      like this version much

      gritty-real, as should be --

      this is how life transforms

      the mortal matter we call flesh

    10. edgarandron 86 months ago | reply

      I agree that the BW is more effective.

      Edgar

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