Pork Butcher at the village market. Thung Khok, Supan Buri province, Thailand.
In between the big smoke with its myriad photographic opportunities and the countryside with its magnificent vistas and free range naked ladies draped elegantly over each large boulder and fallen tree lie the countrytowns.
These are places where any journey more than 50m from your car could turn into a journey into the heart of darkness; but probably won’t.
Places where phrases such as “struth”, “fair dinkum” and “axe handles mate” are used without irony and radio stations play both kinds of music.
So join the merry japesters jonnyenzyme, jayavant, hladky, woutervandevoorde, xpro1tindrum, fonepointfour, flexaretcetera and various random contributors and get to know how things are in small town wherever. Maybe even take part.
You will not live to regret it.
….takes me back.