Excellent write up. It brings to mind the sketch from That Mitchell & Webb Sound about Doctor Who:
Not really worth it all, is it?
It’s terrifyingly real, so true to life you are convinced the climbers are there, actually crossing the aluminium ladder bridge, poised above the terrifying drop of a Khumbu Glacier’s ice-fall crevasse in Everest’s Western Cwm. Yet the actors actually clambered across a ladder bridge poised above rubber matting in the UK’s …
Where do these freelancers go after the work is done? Are they just visiting Iceland on a work visa, or do they make enough to sit by a fireplace practicing their skills unpaid till the next job? (considering that the article had a lot of emphasis on "that solution was too expensive", one would think pay was not extremely high for the workers)
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