do you like strawberries?
an unexpected conversation near concrete sludge
A construction site has a smell of its own.
Though many different odors permeate different sites, there is a usual mis-mash of diesel exhaust, burnt metal, tobacco smoke and concrete. Over the years, I’ve come to love the smell of fresh concrete.
I take special delight in the little trickles of over watered concrete paste, washed from the trucks troughs. They can smell fresh for days after being poured. This is what made everything seem so out of place.
Do you smell strawberries?
Earlier today I was walking through a construction site every indication said that I shouldn't be there. And there were signs, beeping loud machines, all sorts of things. Unfortunately, there’s the voice in my head. It’s goin’ off:
If it's a public street, I don't care if it's under construction, I don't care about the risks. And I don't really care if people don't want me there, in a public road as long as there's not a fence, I'm going as a pass through.
I’m a motoring along with the five man electrical band i…