Thursday, October 31, 2013

Thursday challenge - Old

 
One of the Old professions in Mumbai - Writing letters, filling up money order forms and other sundry writing needs of the illiterate migrants who came to Bombay to make a living. Now with technological advances the number of 'writers' has dwindled to a very few. They were and are mostly found outside the General Post Office.

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13 comments:

  1. A very interesting and enlightening post for the day, thank you for sharing. Hope your week is going well!

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  2. I see. I fear that the skill and beauty of writing, and also reading a proper book, is being unfortunately pushed aside!

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    Kuantan nature photos

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  3. Hari OM
    This is fantastic! Had hoped to spot one myself, but never did. Again you fill a gap for me. Thank you!!

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  4. most interesting


    ALOHA from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral
    =^..^=

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  5. Great picture. We hardly get to see the letter-writers these days.

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  6. As They Say Old is Gold..Lovely Capture.. :D

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  7. Nice to know they still exist. That's a picture to treasure. :)

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  8. nice response to the prompt


    much love...

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