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The Perfect Paint

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I must confess that I've never worked through the night; never worked late shifts.  I've always managed to avoid them,  even when it looked like shift work would come in in one of the printing jobs I had when I worked in that trade.  So it was with hesitation that I accepted the task of a painting project in the Guinness Storehouse Gravity Bar which had only very limited times when the work could be done - from 7pm to the following 9am.

I love my bed,  you see.  I don't like missing any opportunities to sleep.  Even after  a moderately late night,  I feel exhausted and cheated of my rest.  To stay up over night is my idea of hell; to stay up all night working is worse.

The Guinness Storehouse has been shortlisted for  kind of Oscars of the travel industry.  It's  up there,  competing with the likes of the Parthenon,  the Colosseum,  Buckingham  Palace and the Eiffel Tower.  Not bad,  eh? So Guinness wanted to celebrate this success with a window painting of the othe…