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Or STANDING as some call it?
Me: no idea.
8am until 3am, one 30 minute break where I sat down, but the other break involved dinner WHILE WALKING TO THE OTHER VENUE
My feet have truly never hurt as much.
future DAME Knickers ;)
working at race meetings is brutal. did a stint working for a catering agency where I was sent to aintree and newmarket amongst others. remember spending a whole day washing dishes with no gloves, washing up liquid or hot water - properly roasted on filth dirty dishes too.
Only worked 4 days at that particular one. On the first day I had it dead easy, was at a private bar and everyone was totally wasted and got shitloads of tips.
Second day was similar but waiting, then the third day fucking hell it was genuinely awful, no wonder I have a sitting down office job now. Someone was sick all over a huge 16 person table and I had to clean it up and oh god it was so bad.
yeah serious highs and lows. The one I described above was day 1 of a four day stint where we'd have to meet at the office in Central Mancester at about 3.30am, drive to Newmarket to start work at 8 or so, then drive back and be in bed by about half midnight to do it all over again the next day.
the reason i got landed with the washing up job was because I was wearing trainers. the remaining 3 days i spent standing around in a posh exec box getting tenners pressed into my palm every now and again.
i remember once at aintree a table of 20 geezers coming in, five of them had black eyes, and without consulting anyone else on the table one of them just said to me "20 steaks well done and 20 pints of stella please"
at Latitude 2009 or something
In answer to your question: I don't know. 5 hours, maybe?
becuse thtat's your job