Friday, May 03, 2013

Update & then some...

I almost didn't make it this week (at least one post a week), but I did make it (whew!).

This is very hurried and will be pretty boring, maybe a little bit repetitive, (at least the first part).
So, the frame of the deadly billboard remains as it has been for a while now.


I guess it'll remain like this for a while (maybe until it causes some havoc)

Earlier this week, I was driving to work when this garbage truck joins in ahead of me. I was so fascinated by what I was seeing behind the truck that I deliberately missed my turn and went all the way to the end of the road (I really just wanted a picture, and I was willing to risk my new baby, but not enough to hurry up and get off at my exit).

What was so fascinating? There was the usual guys (2) hanging behind the truck, but there was this one other guy sitting, and he was actually napping behind the truck (I'm not kidding). Sad thing is, when I finally got round to taking that picture, he'd woken up :(

was he just hitching a ride with them or was he actually working?

I'm just wondering. How safe is it? Even for the 2 hanging guys? I know we got to have hanging guys at the back of garbage trucks (somebody has to carry the bins to the truck) but really, isn't there an alternative. As for the guy napping, (I really don't know what to say).

And it wasn't like the truck was moving at a slow pace. There's virtually no traffic on the Oxford Street that time of the day, and I had to speed up to keep up with the truck (you should've seen the speed with which the truck exited at its turn. it was so fast and sharp that I couldn't follow even though I'd wanted to).

6 comments:

  1. lol na wahala oooh but you be safe out there.

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    1. hmmmmm... I'll be safe (and get the story as well) ;)

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  2. The things journalists do for a story. lol!

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  3. Efua A.K.A Indiana Jones. U are 1 Brave girl going Tin Tin just to get information ..Ilike. As to how safe that is,hmm i guess they only hang when they get to collection points. :)

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    1. hehehehe... I'm liking the Indiana Jones bit :D
      Seriously considering getting a camera person (I've missed a lot of totally awesome pics).
      I hope they were heading to some collection points cos they were ahead of me for a bit and there was no stop, plus the driver was driving as though he'd forgotten about the "hanging guys" (not like they seemed bothered).

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