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Sharron Report 17 Oct 2017 14:13

Yesterday, I drove past some roadworks and was really quite surprised to see one of the men, yes , I always have a good look at the men working on the roads, cor!, anyway , he was wearing the usual orange hi-viz boiler suit overalls and an immaculate navy blue turban.

Probably not surprising really but I live in a place with next to no ethnic mix and I am always delighted to see a sihk because I have never seen one who was not very attractive but I just did not ever expect to see a turban with overalls.


maggiewinchester Report 17 Oct 2017 14:22

Saves wearing a hard hat - and much more attractive!! :-D :-D :-D


Sharron Report 17 Oct 2017 14:36

That's a point.

I didn't notice if the others were wearing hard hats, that'snot where I look, but I suppose he would not be able to get a hard hat on. They don't have to wear crash helmets do they?


maggiewinchester Report 17 Oct 2017 14:45

No, they don't have to wear crash helmets, if they're wearing a turban.
Just like to say, the Gurdwara Nanaskar in Southampton makes the best rice pudding ever! :-D :-D


Sharron Report 17 Oct 2017 14:52

That's the one in the Bevois Valley isn't it?

When can you go in there fo a bit of dinner then?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 17 Oct 2017 14:54

Turbans may protect from a side impact, but do they protect from a falling object? :-S

Living in close proximity to an area popular with Sikhs, it’s not that unusual to see a builder or road maintenance hard hat perched on top of a turban. :-D


Sharron Report 17 Oct 2017 15:02

I can't imagine that.

Really must spend more time hanging round building sites and road works with my tongue hanging out.

What made yesterday's experience so odd was that he was wearing the overalls with the obligatory tar spatters and a turban that was absolutely immaculate, as they always are.


maggiewinchester Report 17 Oct 2017 15:04

If you go in after a meeting - food is free :-D


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 17 Oct 2017 15:31

Don’t catch a fly!

If you were interested in a meal, check out their website. At our local huge purpose built Gurdwarwa, they offer a vegetarian curry every day. They also have sleeping pods that anyone can use for one night.

We still haven’t got round to visiting :-0


maggiewinchester Report 17 Oct 2017 15:37

Gurdwara Nanaskar has the most amazing display of fairy lights in the prayer room :-D


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 17 Oct 2017 15:52

This year, Diwali , the Festival of Lights, falls on 19 Oct. That’s this Thursday.
If Sikhs or Hindus live in your area, don’t be surprised to hear fireworks going off over the following few days.