He lives in a house surrounded by decaying cars, vans and trucks.

Like this Leyland FG:

Which would have looked like this in happier days:

And this Ford D series, showing what 36 years in a damp climate can do:


For comparison, which by coincidence is beside an FG:

And this Ka. Doesn’t look bad apart from the flat tyres, but the rust at the base of the windscreen is from the inside out and that’s not a good thing:


The thought of what might be inside the house isn’t a good one.