Monthly Archives: February 2013

Going Back to Reality

The 5-day vacation has finished and I’m back now in reality which is facing work again tomorrow. I have told that to myself exactly a month ago after a five-day advanced driving training. Although it is really not a real vacation away from work but it somehow distances me away from the frontline work. It is still part of my work yet I wouldn’t be thinking for a patient to come anytime, the only downside is that, I have to wake up early in the morning for five straight days.

Anyway, I was only roaming around, not actually by foot but behind the wheels, in a small nation somewhere in West Asia as part of refresher training in emergency driving. I have fun during the training with our new instructor who made it interesting and engaging. He was just a funny lad who is cracking jokes from time to time. What I love most is his way of teaching the subject matter that made us get involve and not the traditional classroom of imparting his knowledge. I would say that it was totally different from the first class I had attended four years ago.

At the end of the day, it’s great to learn that four of us made it again and passed.

NB: Image from wikimedia commons.

Relaxing and Worry Free Travel

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Traveling to Watch Live Football Match

The uncomfortably cool season has made short travels to be postponed and rescheduled as it won’t be beneficial for the health of the kids. Temperatures at night sometimes reached the lows of 13 degrees Celsius but it didn’t deter us to watch one of a lifetime football match last night, “The Battle of the Champions”. It’s a friendly match between World and European champions Spain and South American champions Uruguay at the Khalifa International Stadium.

It was the first time that we watch live football match inside the stadium. We are excited to at least watch together an outdoor game but when the match has started, I had mixed feelings of watching another football match on the pitch the next time around. Not that I don’t like the atmosphere and aside for the fact that you won’t get a replay of the events especially when a goal is scored, but I think I’m just overwhelmed by the mere size of the football field that it seems so huge comparing when you are watching in on big screen.

The match started on time and I am happy since we still have to travel going back home by road with almost 50 km and I have an early morning work today. Although there was some traffic after the game but we are still able to reach home by 12 midnight. And the only thing that didn’t materialize is the telephoto lens that I suppose to borrow from a friend. it should have been a very nice experience with a telephoto lens on hand to capture a closer snapshots of the players on the pitch.