Thursday, 8 May 2014

Work as a dance, dance as you work

I spent a few hours last weekend helping a friend wet-sanding the hull of his sailboat.

Apart from getting uncomfortably cold when it started raining, I enjoyed the work very much in its own right - using my body, finding the movements that worked, bending to dip my sandpaper block in the bucket, up again, swish, swish, swish, down again, a dance, using my entire body.

Going there I expected to be tired and achy afterwards, but I wasn't. My knees were achy but they always are nowadays.

I am itching to do more.

I did however spill red paint on one of my favourite hats. Bah.

3 comments:

  1. Sometimes it's good to do some real work, which means not office work. That's one of the reasons why I enjoy living in an old house. There's always plenty of things to do >:)

    Cold As Heaven

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  2. I don't, however, like fixing things around the house so much ;)

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  3. The fixing of things is boring, but refurbishing can be fun, kind of creative work, making something. Maybe comparable to your knitting, just a different variety >:)

    Cold As Heaven

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Be nice!