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Balloons on legs

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Balloon seller, King Street, South Shields

Selling isn’t easy

It looks like a bit of a struggle hanging on to those balloons, and if you cannot see the faces of your customers…………..

Found in King Street, South Shields


Written by curly

May 7, 2007 at 12:01 am

Posted in Colour, Shops, South Shields

5 Responses

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  1. Love these balloon vendors; I posted something similar on my Mazatlan blog recently. It is a hard way to make a living, and I often wonder how these workers actually make a living wage.


    May 7, 2007 at 1:44 am

  2. A nice picture of daily life for those who find jobs that are truly odd.

    I am not sure if you got there or not but if you did, thank you for visiting my blog yesterday and for your comments about my Rose-Breasted Grosbeak. I am into architecture today with the Brookville Community Theatre.

  3. His brother does the rounds in Nottingham’s city centre. I’ve not actually seen him sell a balloon yet.


    May 7, 2007 at 4:46 pm

  4. Been wanting to capture a similar shot, but never got the right atmosphere, I think this turns out Wonderful!

    ps.sponge bob balloons are also popular here


    May 8, 2007 at 2:45 pm

  5. I like your photos. Did you take these yourself? If so, you clearly have a very good eye for catching interesting scenes.


    May 8, 2007 at 11:14 pm

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