All these Shay Gap type posts were written November 2013 it was the time of the NaBloPoMo and I needed to write everyday, so I returned to Shay as a last resort, I’m not sure if the re-blogs are in chronological order or not, but it really doesn’t matter. Does it?
Anyway heres a nothing offering, still a few to go….
..for the word had passed around (with all due respect to A.B. Banjo Paterson.
It didn’t take me too long to realize why business was slack, after my second morning on the door, I called on the township manager, with another request/demand. I told him that I was wasting my time opening at 9, and wanted my opening hours changed to 7.00 am; opening 9.30 closing, for my morning session.
He says, “You can’t do that”! I says, “Yes I can, all you need to do is put in an application for a change of trading hours, I get that I’m off and running!” He said there was no way that that was possible; I told him there would be no problem, given the circumstances; men working 12 on, 12 off, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and that there were many exemptions, and exceptions to the rules…
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