Eugene Fernandes: West Ruimveldt upholsterer busy with seasonal windfall
It is not just the festivities and good cheer that make Christmas ‘the most wonderful time of the year’; the season provides a lucrative windfall for persons engaged in a range of business pursuits.
Eugene Fernandes is an upholsterer and this is a busy period for him. At 60, he has been in the business for the past 44 years. Prior to running his own establishment he worked as an apprentice to his father. He makes the point to emphasize his veteran status.
The approaching holidays mean that his West Ruimveldt workshop will be cluttered with living room suites and dining chairs waiting to be re-covered to provide the homes from whence they came with the ‘newness’ of Christmas. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.