|We didn't spot any regular Men-at-Work signs but on the road leading
to the potato fields we've found this gauntlet. The message is clear: work is carried out.
Foreign manufacture would only be a waste of precious cargo space on one of the few ships calling
Our watchguard counters that, in his opinion, this is a stop-sign. He's usually right, but not
now. I think that this is a Men-at-Work warning sign because
(a) it's rather foolish to let people halt
below the top of a hill on a narrow road, and
(b) it's not a bus-stop because Tristan has
a regular bus stop sign and
stretch of the road needed some maintenance and
(d) a working gauntlet was used.
We should have asked to make sure, but the whole male population was out fishing
- It was a quiet and sunny day - and I've
learned that you should never ask this kind of information from women
(Monsieur Jean won't like this.)