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Friday, November 03, 2006

At the tailors

In England, when the bottom of my jeans fray I buy new ones. Here I pop down the tailors. For ten riyals ($3 dollars) they will shorten your trousers or skirt. Or they will make clothes from scratch – we were quoted 150 riyals ($40) for a blazer.

Sewing machine at work. This is Mr Hamja’s shop: Beauty of Island Tailors, on Al Jazeera Street.

Mr Hamja at work
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