A bad start to the day

broken_glass.jpgEver have days that get off to a bad start and then get progressively worse?

I reckon you’d be hard pressed to have had a worse start to the day than the guy driving the Walshs Glass truck that was parked on the side of South Street in Canning Vale earlier this morning.

The truck was a few hundred metres from the intersection of Bannister Road. The driver was back at the intersection with a broom, trying to move a significant amount of shattered glass from the roadside. Ouch.

The small broom seemed so inadequate for the task at hand. There was a lot of small pieces of glass across the road.

I’m glad that I’m not the guy who has to call his boss and explain the situation though I’m sure they’d be ensured for such occurences.

Thankfully there were still quite a few sheets of glass on the truck so he hadn’t lost his whole load.

I’m pretty sure I made it through the intersection without a puncture in my bicycle tyres. I think I’d better go check for any slow leaks now.

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Rodney Olsen

Rodney is a husband, father, cyclist, blogger and podcaster from Perth Western Australia.

He previously worked in radio for about 25 years but these days he spends his time at Compassion Australia, working towards releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name.

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  • It reminds me of the video I saw recently of the forklift operator in Russia who accidentally tapped a steel frame out the back of the vodka warehouse and the entire storeroom became one giant Vodka tidalwave! When you have one of those days, you have one of those days! All you can do is tidy up and get on with it…

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