2015年7月15日水曜日

You know that place?


I'm in charge of neighbourhood child safety this year for the neighbourhood PTA. One of my jobs is listing the dangerous areas in the neighbourhood (with maps and photos if necessary) for the school/ police/ village hall to follow up on. The complete lack of street numbers and even street names is killing me as I write locations like this:
Location: The area of sidewalk towards the bottom of Okubo hill next to the plum field next to the Maruyama factory supplementary carpark and particularly the area between the plum field and the family graveyard next to that.
Oh, and we're too rural for google maps to have any info at all on this area of sidewalk so I'm cutting and pasting from a village map book for maps.

I reckon it would be easier just to take my trimmer down and fix it myself!

2 件のコメント:

Gaijin Wife さんのコメント...

yip, taking the weed eater down and doing it yourself easiest solution - except then people might think you 'like' doing it and expect you to just keep on going down the entire road!!. I hate the no street names or numbers.

shinshu life さんのコメント...

There's also the stepping on toes thing. I took out a hoe and a metal spade and chipped away built up snow and ice the length of the street till the next corner last year as the road was getting so narrow that my clunking big van couldn't pass the old people's day service pick up bus.

win all round I thought till not one but two old farts came out and told me I shouldn't do that as it's each person's responsibility to do their own street area. The fact that they don't is beside the point I guess....