One door closes


It was my last day at Ireland West Airport today. It’s a bittersweet day. I’ve loved my summer job there. I’ve learned a lot about myself and about other people.

When I first started there I wasn’t sure that I’d have the courage to walk up to strangers and carry out a survey. I did it with no bother and not only that I enjoyed talking to them.

I also used to take it quite personally when someone refused to answer. I quickly got over that. We have no idea how people are feeling so it’s absolutely fine if they don’t want to talk and I still wished them a safe journey.

I smiled a lot more. People respond much better if you smile. I loved the little glimpse into people’s lives. I loved talking to them about their holiday and I was always interested in what they had to say and what the highlights of their trip was.

I also heard all about Brexit, car hire rip offs and lots of other things. I loved the buzz of the airport. It’s such a happy place to work in.

Now I have to look for something else to keep me out of mischief and pay the bills. It was great while it lasted.



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  1. Val, can you think Christmas? There are so many new jobs opening up for Christmas here in the US. Someone has got to need additional help there for the holidays! Tesco? Penney’s? Dunes? Good Luck.

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