If they don’t have the money to buy what they need, or it simply isn’t available, the people of South East Asia will improvise. The fan keeping the flies off the fish in this food market in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is one example. It’s what comes of having none of the luxuries that we in the West have become accustomed to. The vast majority have had very little for a very long time, and they make do with what they have.
Have we lost our ability to think outside the square?