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Quiet on the blog – Pekka on sick leave

September 25th, 2018 by Pekka Kamarainen

Normally after the annual ECER conference I am eager to step into the ongoing project work – catching up with reports to be finalised and moving on with fieldwork. This time I have had to pull the brakes. Shortly after publishing the blogs on #ECER2018 I was sent to an eye operation as an emergency case. Now, one week after the operation I have a good feeling about the recovery – but it takes quite some time. Therefore, no intensive reading or writing or anything else that may disturb the healing. I am on sick leave until the 15th of October and perhaps it needs to be extended. So, I am better off taking it easy and taking rest from blogging as well.

Funnily enough this blog post seems to be the 300th after I got myself into regular blogging at the beginning of the EU-funded Learning Layers project in November 2012. It seems ironical that I have to celebrate reaching this milestone by announcing a quiet period. But this is life – and blogging has to be adjusted to facts of life.

Mind you, I have very little to complain when I compare my sick leave and my sick note to the well-known case of the Irish Paddy on a construction site, reported by the Dubliners:

So, I am taking my time out and will be back when I am fit again.

More blogs to come (in due time) …

 

6 Responses to “Quiet on the blog – Pekka on sick leave”

  1. Pekka Kamarainen says:

    Thanks Wilfred, Dankje wel! I am recovering steadily – I just have rest and give time for the healing.

  2. ulla-m. haak says:

    Pikaista paranemista ja ota rennosti. Kärsivällisyyttä
    Terveisiä meiltä kaikilta

  3. Pekka Kamarainen says:

    Kiitos Ulla-Maija, kyllä tämä tästä – kaikessa rauhassa!

  4. Hi Pekka,

    Nice to look at your information work. All the best. Hope of good recovery

    Kenneth Abrahamsson

  5. Pekka Kamarainen says:

    Thanks Kenneth, tack ska du ha! I am getting better day by day – but it takes quite some time.

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