One In One Hundred

…little bit of water in the ‘hood last week….

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…you can just see the white line in the middle of the side street…

…managed to clear that with a stick…(got bloody soaked)….

…my block managed to avoid any damage….

 

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…lack of customers…the perfect excuse….

…and when I got home, this was on the boil across the road….

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…yep, that is not being contained by the banks top left…

…the following day…

…the guys in the next block were still cleaning up…

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…this is the Gardens Shopping Area’s 6th 50-year event in as many years (6 not 50!)….

IMG_5130…and while we didn’t cop it as bad as some of the lower lying areas, I wonder if the city council can say “infrastructure issue”…

…or should that be “deferred maintenance” as the rumour about the contractor with the gutter/tank cleaning contract being to busy installing internet fibre to keep the drains unblocked would suggest??

The Night Of The Day Of The Dawn Of The

…Butt Zombies!!!

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…”butt-zombies?” you ask “what the fuck is he on about now”…

….let me define….

…as the NZ Gov’ raises the price of tobacco, the occurrence of guys (yes, they are all men) who walk along the edge of the footpath/sidewalk with their heads cocked to one side and their eyes firmly glued to the gutter increases…

…they even have an almost sideways shuffle peculiar to their like…

…voila!…butt-zombies.