Hey you with the pretty face, welcome to the human race.

Not too hard tonight, 

Today was my first day of training, I mean i have had to set my alarm and rise at the ungodly hour of 0830 (i know its not that early, but i have to make it sound bad) anyway, on arriving at the centre, ready for parking in the car park just at the side, i came across the Cypriot delivery driver who has NO comprehension of anything even related to road sense. (Really,he would have been dangerous with a broom) he was stuck in a congested space, reversing with NO mirrors and wildly manoeuvring like a total idiot) So i decided to apply my hazards (A rare thing around these parts) and reverse out of danger heading to the public car park.Settling Bob down for the day i made my way back and waited the instructor.

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Whatever MATT it is (Battle field first aid) it pretty was pretty much the same as the Emergency First Response i completed today. Apart from A,B,C and stuff like that, its ABCAB and that threw me for a while until i became aware that its all the bleeding same actually. I spent the first hour talking about the war in Kosovo with my Serbian instructor MoMo. Realising the conversation could go either way (He joined the Serbian Army just as i left the Balkans) I decided discretion WAS the better part of valour.  The lesson went fine and i did some amazing bandaging (Im always pretty good at covering mistakes) even my final exams were straight forward because of the military training i have received for the last 15 years.

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Looking at the information i was required to read for the morning, i spent most of the afternoon sitting at the dive centre swatting up like a proper geek, I nay got through one chapter though (The book is a god damn Greek tragedy) The friggin Koran is less of a read, and the bible has a more believable story line!. So i sit here at ten o’clock at night, eyes like wee holes in the snow and only one more chapter completed (its doing me already!!!) but i must sally forth and complete the reading ………tomorrow in class. 

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Im still trying to get the pics off my cameras internal memory of saturday night so you can see the mess i got into. At the moment, i haven’t found the cable, so you just have to imagine. 

To all my friends (wherever you are) X

Published by dec247h

Ex soldier, father, party girl and generally nice guy taking time out to do as he pleases! one day i will make it back to the UK, but i aint in a hurry!

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