Now that we had decided for certain to remodel the back of our house, TPR set to work emptying all the rooms of furniture. He soon discovered that this was too big a job for one person, so put a call out for help – on a public Facebook page!
Soon the place was swarming with strangers offering their services in exchange for the generous rate of pay.
‘Who are these people?’ I demanded to know, observing that many didn’t appear to be working at all, but lounging about the place laughing and flirting with one another.
‘Just some neighbours keen to help us’ he replied.
‘And did you seek references for the members of your new workforce? How do you know that these people are trustworthy’
‘Oh, I didn’t think of that…’ he confessed.