Just another kitchen

Just another kitchen? Maybe we would say it isn't , but for most people it is. You take what you have, and use it well - as opposed to our "you take what you want, and then one more". But does our food turn out more tasty or well cooked? Naah. Not…

Melon lady

Same market, different trades.  One can't complain about the goods on offer, and healthy it is, too!  


I don't know who he is, nor his age. He's probably a little younger than me, which means he was a teenager in the Seventies. I don't know his history, what dreams he dreams or nightmares he lives through. What I know, is that he gives of his…


Time for a return to my series of images from the market town outside Siem Reap in Cambodia. This time a young woman fully concentrated on her task of ... well, that's your guess as good as mine. The point is, dingity and beauty go hand in …

The Vegetable Woman

Together with rice and fish, vegetables make up the third important of the Cambodian diet, which makes the vegetable woman at the Siem Reap market such an important person.

Waiting for customers

What often beats me visiting markets around the world, is that most days there are more sellers than customers, be it at the Ladies' Market in Hong Kong or in this small market in Siem Reap. I admire their patience as they wait, sometimes…

The Tooth Fairy

  The Tooth Fairy is a harbinger of joy. If someone deserves this title, it must be this girl at the same old Siem Reap market. Technically the image was a disaster, but the face was too good to leave aside.   I had to do a b&w…

Fish Basket

I'm not quite finished with the fish yet, here prepared and made palatable even for fishi fiends like me.