Isn't it funny how life gets in the way of things.
After a desperate rush to finish my assignments by December, I thought I would get time to catch up on my neglected blog. Wrong!
Exams rapidly approached and the material to be studied was massive. So with exams finished (I passed) I thought I would get time to catch up on my neglected blog. Wrong!
On the 22nd of February, Christchurch was devastated by a 6.3 magnatude earthquake which laid waste to much of the CBD and Eastern suburbs. The effects of the earthquake were far reaching even down here in Otago.
Immediately after the earthquake, my workplace sent a number of people to Christchurch to assist in the recovery efforts resulting in plenty of overtime to cover our normal workload in Dunedin.
Last week was my turn to head north to assist our neighbours to the north. It was an experience to say the least.
And now I'm back and hoping to get some time to catch up on my neglected blog.... unless something else comes up.
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