"This is how the province looks, in its festive December clothes. I never realized how ugly it looked, how this whole place looks – well, maybe “ugly” is an inaccurate word, let us use, instead, poor and impersonal and somehow frozen in time, never reflecting a move towards change, not towards future, but the very present, at least. The thing is, I honestly didn’t find the hopelessness as striking as I did when we went out to take these pictures. It is a tough place for a fashion blog, an impossible place for Jeffrey Campbells and other idiosyncrasies."
Read the whole thing and look for more snapshots, here: 5inchmemories.com/december/