THE FORGOTTEN ART OF SHOE SHINING

I met Benny Rubosin on Labor Day, 2022 at the Malcolm Park in Baguio City, busy in his business of shoe shining. Unknown to many from the Millenial batch, a shoe shine boy does exactly just that: cleans, buffs, and waxes shoes. The last shoe shine boy I know is Elvis — a young man … Continue reading THE FORGOTTEN ART OF SHOE SHINING

PICTURES: PADRE GARCIA LIVESTOCK AUCTION MARKET

Bullshit every step of the way. I meant cow dung, at the "Bakahan." Officially, the Padre Garcia Livestock Auction Market. Where thousands of farm animals from different places in the Philippines are hauled in for auction. Referred to as the "Cattle Trading Capital of the Philippines" Padre Garcia reopened the market after a two-month lockdown … Continue reading PICTURES: PADRE GARCIA LIVESTOCK AUCTION MARKET