To the workers – Worker series #9

Comrades – here’s to the end of another working week and even another working month. A couple of days to reboot before you get back to …

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getting your point across over chips and coffee

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discussing the security roster

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repacking the shelves after the freezer comes back online

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setting up the fencing for the impending Skyrail excitement 

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remembering where you left the theodolite

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7 thoughts on “To the workers – Worker series #9

  1. I haven’t had a ‘weekend’ since I married a shift worker 3 years ago… On the other hand, when he IS off, it’s for 4 days at a stretch, the first of which usually involves a very long lie-in indeed! I think my favourite is the first image, I love the animation in those faces.

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    • Thanks Kate – yes I should make a caveat for all those whose work never has a neat Monday to Friday. I was in practice for a long time and it was always a blur. Having a somewhat 9-5 job feels quite spoilt.

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    • Thanks Ardys – I’m trying to be a little brave photographing people – like the supermarket workers. If I was more confident I could have captured the frenzy of 20 people restacking the shelves. There was a nice buzz of everyone chipping in.

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      • I have huge reticence and involuntary ‘sweating’ when it comes to photographing people! I would love to do more but I am so fearful of invading their privacy, even when they are in a public place. I can fully appreciate what you’ve done here.

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    • Thanks Hilary – it was a bit surreal to see a theodolite just casually abandoned at the end of the platform. There are usually about 6 surveyors per theodolite but I think either the call of coffee or aliens must have taken them.

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