Women play a large part in the construction industry, marigolds are the safety handwear of choice.
Piledriving is for men
in flip flops. This worker is unusual in that he is wearing an actual hard hat instead of a motorbike helmet.
As yet our house still sits surrounded by empty land, well not exactly empty, the spare plots have been turned to very productive use, but it will only be a matter of time before we too can enjoy the delicate sounds of hammering and metal grinding on the other side of the walls at 6am.
I just agreed on the lease for another year. I'd better enjoy the relative peace and quiet while I still can.