My life during Corona

Almost four years ago, I moved across the country. Even in the Netherlands, across the country can mean you have to take a train ride up to 5 hours. Lucky for me, it is only 3. But still 3 hours back and forth, once a week, to see my family. Lucky for them, I love them. This means that I will end up sitting on the train every week for a minimum of 6 hours. Might it sound fun? Well, maybe if you have good concentration, you can work on the train. Which unfortunately for me, I don’t have. The world of YouTube is so tempting… Resulting in a weekly phone rapport of up to 40 hours. Forty hours that I could spend a lot better studying for school. Well, at least I watch informative videos, sometimes even make sudokus or read a book.

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Only one more year I am left of faking to do homework on the train!

Then, I am probably never retaking the train in the Netherlands because it is so freaking expensive.

But I also semi pay for the view I get from the dirty train windows, right?

Well, at least I got a job now, which is entirely online, which is nice. After all, now I can work on the train because my work doesn’t require a lot of concentration, which is suitable for someone with as little attention as I have.

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As much as I am trying to avoid this subject, I am bringing it up anyways. But corona, the train and glasses don’t match with each other. Since corona is almost in its third year, having a mouth mask in public transportation is part of daily life. But imagine yourself having glasses, a lot of luggage and some hurry to catch the train. You end up sitting on the train, your glasses all foggy and out of breath.

Welcome to my life during corona.

Sarah van Hulten

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