Empty Days

Wednesday, July 28, 2004



Fuck ethnic neighbourhoods.

There is never any fucking peace in this philippino-infested neighbourhood. Turns out those noisy car vacuum-cleaning activities in the driveway nearby are now becoming a week-long entreprise - vans are lined up to get vacuum-cleaned. I doubt those are just friends of the vacuum-machine owner: I took a look, seems more like some guys are working, and the van-owner looks on and directs. In short: this is actually something like an illegal carwash activity right there.

And when I say "philippino-infested" I absolutely mean it - these guys function inside their community only, so all the customers of this particular carwash are necessarily philippino. And it's advertised by word of mouth of course. And the fact that they bother three adjacent appartment-buildings doesn't bother them for a bit, haha. With all this, there is a philippino eco-system factor - this carwash is a new reality which arose from the fact that our previous janitor left: he used to park his own van in that driveway and obviously prevented the philippino janitor from the other building to use the driveway. Now that he's gone, the other one immediately took up this shit.

I fucking can't believe this.

Nobody will be able to do a thing about it, obviously. So they're bound to power-vacuum all summer long now. Well, if they continue to get on my nerves, I'll do my share to power-fuck them to the best of my abilities - a good idea would be to paint "illegal carwash service" on the garage door in large white letters. Maybe that will scare them off.

It's been my experience that appealing to authorities is a pretty useless move when such situations are concerned - you can't go against a community spirit which, in this case, is a slum-spirit. That in itself can't be changed - you can't go up to them and "politely point out" or any of that shit. They won't understand. If they could understand, they wouldn't do it in the first place.

Fuck philippinos everywhere, I say - a few at a time is ok, too many at a time is a calamity and I sure know what I am talking about, like it or not.


PS: I found that very mixed neighbourhoods work better than places where there is a predominance of a certain community - when people don't feel enough numbers to act as they please, they tend to obey the general guidelines proper to the city and are less invading. Any ethnic borough dominated by some group will become very hard on the nerves of everybody else, regardless of race religion or color. Just like with the gang-land laws - you don't live in the same city if you're in some such area. I sure am glad I don't live in one.





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