May be it's because we are coming to the end of 2011 and I am getting a little nostalgic with all the announcements of change that we've had this year. It seems like in a blink of an eye many of the things and places that we knew as kids growing up are quietly fading away or making way for development.
I decided to swap my telephoto for a zoom lens and do a little street shooting.
Here's an 87-year-old business in the bird trade that is past its heyday. I remember it fondly as it was where I'd use to go with my dad and uncles to buy pets. These days, I prefer my birds and animals wild and free.
During lunch with friends I was asking if there were any street-side barbers left in Singapore. Never thought I'd find one on the same day.I'm sure there are a couple more tucked away somewhere but they are disappearing too.
Before the days of modern cobblers in malls, there were the cobblers on the road-side who would mend your shoe if it happen to break while you were rushing around. These days, the quick fix is hobbling into a shoe shop and buying a new pair.