Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Busy busy busy

I wouldn't want to live here! But I passed
through it on the way to the rally.
I wanted to get online this past week, but apart from last Friday (when I was off), it seems as if I have been working almost non-stop. Of course that was not the case, but I definitely made long hours! Starting early and coming back late, not even having the time to get my shopping in!

On Saturday there was some rally or other somewhere not close from home. Starting at 7am and finishing more than 12 hours later, I was not the happiest bunny! Because it seemed as if they had forgotten a little about us. Two of our colleagues were already close to home (an hour and a half's drive away), while me and another colleague were still waiting somewhere out in the sticks! After I climbed into the telephone however, things started moving and in the end we were able to leave.

On Sunday we had to drive for one of the biggest runs in the country: Dam to Dam, from Amsterdam to Zaandam. It's about 18km and we had to shuttle the athletes and the onlookers. This time however I made it back earlier than the rest because I had run out of driving hours! It was still late though. 

On Monday I was supposed to have an easy day, but of course it didn't turn out that way: instead of a morning run and an afternoon run, I now had a morning run, then another trip and then the afternoon run. By the time I got home I was fed up and in no mood to get online!

Yesterday was going to be another corker and it turned out to be exactly that. I must admit it wasn't the driving, because there wasn't too much of that, but the waiting can get quite draining at times as well! In the end I was very close to the maximum 15 hours working time I am allowed to do and felt completely pooped. I went to bed as soon as I got home!

The good thing though: today I only have an afternoon run of about 2 hours and then I have tomorrow, Friday, Saturday and Sunday off! Joy!!!


  1. Wow, that's a lot of working hours !
    My son was running in the Dam to Dam thing to collect money for the war children. He made it in 1h 45 min, while the winner did it in 48 min !

  2. You have certainly earned your time off. Enjoy:-)

  3. One place I dream to visit someday.

    Kanawha River
    Rose, ABC Wednesday Team.

  4. Enjoy your time off, you are definitely deserving of it!

  5. Oh, my goodness, you definitely deserve some time off! Relax and put your feet up!


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