There has been a gang in our road all week 'surface dressing', courtesy of the delightfully named Manly Company - I kid you not - so we have been playing musical parking spaces with our neighbours. It looks as though they have finished for the week, although they will have to return in due course to repaint all the white lines. This has proved a welcome distraction in an otherwise mundane week, and I have been spending far longer than is probably good for me gazing out of the bedroom window watching as one chunky machine after another has stripped and then replaced the Tarmac.
To my untrained eye, it looked as though they had filled in all the drains (which have themselves only just been replaced), but no! Once the new surface was in place, the men lifted what seemed to be (again, to my untrained eye) carpet tiles, so all was well beneath.
|Best not overdo it.|
Have a great weekend, folks.
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I get that "looking-on" feeling every Sunday around 5.00pm.ReplyDelete
"Manly Company"! Too funny! I'm glad they entertained you (though fewer clothes would be more entertaining) and that you're feeling a bit better. Have a wonderful weekend! :)ReplyDelete
Lexa, that's very naughty!Delete
Glad you are on the mend! It's funny that you found the construction so entertaining. I like watching people build things and paint things, which is strange, I know! Enjoy your weekend!ReplyDelete
I'm very easily distracted.Delete
It's so relaxing - watching other people working.ReplyDelete
Indeed, especially when it's something I know I can't do and there's no risk of being asked to help out.Delete
Glad the sickness is gone.ReplyDelete
Much better now. Thanks for taking the time to comment.Delete
Ha ha Watching men dig holes is a dying spectator sport.ReplyDelete
They're back again today - more reasons to procrastinate, Wendy.Delete
Glad they're at least entertaining you, Julia, as it must be very frustrating!ReplyDelete
They've been pretty good considering, Rosemary, but I'll be glad when they've finished.Delete