At a meeting tomorrow, I will be presenting some of my ideas on market places in general and street markets in particular. Since my childhood days, markets have always fascinated me and over the years, I have done my fair share selling from the pavement. I enjoy the challenge of making a sale against all odds. Non-stop patter and a ready quip are a stallholder’s best bait.
To that end, no quip could beat the wry look a stallholder gave my mother when, looking over small to medium size tins of brown boot polish, she asked: “Have you a big one mister!”
Today’s sketch is of a street vendor in Santa Domingo selling freshly squeezed orange juice from his tricycle.