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Every crisis is an opportunity


“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work” – Thomas Alva Edison.

How else do I explain these travel photos I’ve taken over the years? Each a testimony to someone’s ingenuity. Please leave a comment if you ‘feel’ something about any one of them. I do! I’d love to hear from you.

The man at the steps of Jama Mosque, Delhi who does a roaring business in recycling used beer bottles as glass tumblers, battling India’s urban waste crisis and perhaps his own financial one –

Recycled beer bottles India
Recycled beer bottles Jama Masjid Delhi

In the Sunday book market of Old Delhi, a bookseller has found a new use for his dinky car that no longer moves. What a way to make a bookshelf!

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Sunday Book Market Nai Sarak Delhi

And the last one, on a sensitive subject, especially here in India – where tobacco related deaths are nearly one million per year, a hospital tries its best to get the message across –

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Hard hitting message about smoking India

Prepared in response to Ben’s prompt – Crisis

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