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Manchester Christmas Markets 2015


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Manchester Christmas Markets 2015

9 Dec 2015 12:32AM   Views : 617 Unique : 347

I don't usually go shopping, except for cameras of course, but Bethany (eldest Grandaughter) asked me to take her, so off we went. It was the usual mix of food stalls and strange gift stalls. Who can resist a pulled pork, apple sauce and stuffing barm cake? Or perhaps a German Sausage? Photographically, there are possibilities, so I took along the Pentax MX-1, and this is what I found to shoot.


Bethany, Grandaughter and sometimes model, enjoyed her Hot Chocolate. She kept the mug of course.


Vintage singing from this lively gentleman. Beth suggested I might break into the Frankie Valli version of his song, but i resisted this time.


Two busy elves selling something, but it was all the colour of them and their stand that I found interesting.


Dad and Junior enjoying the markets.


A very nice rendition of Silent Night from this young group.


A market stall with the crowds beyond.

At some point it became incredibly busy so we retreated. "Where are we going?" asked Beth.

"Do you mean geographically or philosophically?" I asked.

"Philosophically of course, " she said.

"Then we're going to lunch." And so we did. (With apologies to the late Douglas Adams)

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KarenFB Avatar
KarenFB Plus
17 6.0k 185 England
9 Dec 2015 10:14AM

We have a market like that in Exeter - great fun to look around, never dared get my camera out!! Grin
NeilWigan Avatar
NeilWigan Plus
13 17 16 England
9 Dec 2015 7:04PM
I knew there would be a food angle to the trip , I think there is something of the hobbit about you Smile. as always good colours.

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