Back to work

Those of you who have been following this blog for the past few months may remember that, back in April, I was asked to reduce my working time to four days a week. As of this week, I am now back to working five days a week.

I’m not sure how I feel about this.

On one hand, the additional income will be nice — especially in the aftermath of Christmas. We’re not going anywhere or seeing anyone, but presents still need to be bought and shipped.

On the other hand, I have become quite used to having my Fridays free. One day a week, on my own, has given me plenty of opportunity to actually get get quite a few things done.

On the third hand, I’m not the first to go back to full time working, and not opening my laptop on Monday to discover I am a(nother) day behind on a whole bunch of requests will reduce some of the pressure I’ve been feeling for the past few weeks.

I don’t have a fourth hand.

On balance, it’s probably a good thing although I can’t help feeling that, if everyone went down to working four days a week, we would all be a lot happier.

And I’m still working from home, so all is not lost.

6 thoughts on “Back to work

    1. I’m surprised at just how much I have started to take it for granted that I have Fridays to myself. Working from home does help — hopefully, this will remain an option after Corona.

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