Month: October 2016

New Hours! New Me?

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Change can be good. 

For the past couple of years I have been working twelve hour shifts 3 or 4 days a week. When we were given these hours I thought it would be easy. Friday off every week and only two Thursdays a month. No problem!!

But it didn’t work out that way. I have always been a sucker for long hours – often doing two jobs during the day and then gig promoting at night. But times change. I’ve changed. I am no longer a young guy and twelve hours of hard manual work takes it’s toll. I cannot remember the last time I didn’t have a bad back or when I’d come home from work and didn’t want to just crawl into bed. I’m often grumpy, my health suffers, my frame of mind suffers. I am constantly tired. Read the rest of this entry »