Oh yes, they did, we could come ten minutes late on mornings after ‘whole night shifts’. They wouldn’t say anything. The printing machines, adorned with festoons from the New Year celebrations, look like a giant child’s plaything. Metal arms of long, alternating spatulas that end in trays are fitted around the central wheel at two levels. The lower circle holds the cloth, the upper is loaded with ink. A computer allows the operator to determine the quantities in which inks of v