This week’s set of selections from the archive (prompted by Frogspondrock) are photos of stock in the food department of a large and well known Parisian department store. Actually, though, you could walk into a number of famous stores worldwide and see a not dissimilar display. The range of choice is breathtaking and inspires buying like nothing else I know. Even if it’s just a little chocolate bar, or a small tin of attractive sardines.
And yet… Is it possible to wander through this display of excess and not be just slightly troubled by the profusion of it all?
butter, butter, yet more butter...
- Fruit juices. Juices of fruits you never even heard of.