Good morning from a cool but clearing morning here in Hastings. The best kind of weather – it rains during the night and then it clears up for the day. And it was heavy rain, which is desperately needed. All is good.
Anyway, on Sundays I go down to Otane to the market there. Sales are definitely picking up for me, which is great. I am the Social Media Queen. This means I go around to all the stalls and take photos to post on our Facebook page. Thanks to this the visitor numbers have increased. Also I have EFTPOS facilities too, i.e. electronic funds transfer. This was good as last week the market’s own machine went down. So after doing all this I have to transfer the money over to the other stall holders.
Taking photos of the stalls is a tricky business. The stall holders themselves do not want their photos taken. So it is a matter of arranging the composition a bit more creatively – i.e. taking photos on an angle or such like. I do take my big camera with me, but I generally use my cellphone so I can post directly to Facebook.
Soooo, one of the stalls sells certified GE Free, organic vegetables at a very reasonable cost. Andrew, the stall holder is rough and ready, very rural and he arranges his stall in a very rustic manner. As you can see in this photo (edited in Pixlr of course). Last week it actually snowed a little. And Andrew ended up inside as he had had enough of the freezing winds. So that when I took this photo it was soft and nostalgic looking with the light filtering through the window.
Thanks for visiting.