The taxi driver was in to photography. He wanted to photograph freaks. He said there were two freak shows left in the world and he wanted to find them. There was also an American performance artist into self mutilation that he wanted to find. He had done the sun dance said the taxi driver. You need more than bearded ladies if you want to photograph freaks in the 90s said the taxi driver. He’s getting rid of his material possessions, he plans to travel, all he has left is a TV. His dog ate the aerial. The taxi driver talked about a lot of things, among them ethics and the photojournalist. The taxi driver said I had too much gear. He said that all my equipment would encourage the people to put on an act and not be natural. Ansett Airline check-in said I had too much gear too. A two bag allowance per passenger and a maximum of 30 kilos. I had 43. Someone’s grandmother walks past wearing a gun; security at Perth Domestic Airport. An anorexic barmaid apologises for the delay. This flight to Derby could be nasty, all these people look pissed.