2018 - more thinking outside the box - t's & c's don't apply!
This is my personnel diary so excuse me if I only occasionally refer to my working life, mainly because it's confidential.
|31/10/18||Awoke at 5:30 and made coffee. Read for a while then arose and worked until 8:00. Ate fruit and drank more coffee. Worked until 9:35 then walked with George to Lampiesbaai with George arriving back at 11:30. Worked util 2:00 then made cheese sandwiches. Relaxed in the afternoon then reheated veggies and added five bean mix to eat for my evening meal. Tried to watch a film but was distracted by incoming messages. Retired early.|
|30/10/18||Awoke early, 05:15 so read for an hour. Made coffee and continued to read arising at 6:30. Worked until 8:00 then ate fruit. Spoke to Marius regarding the state of the drive. Worked until 9:30 then walked around the Abalone factory. Talked to guys regarding the new sewer. Worked some more then made ham and cheese sanwiches for lunch. Disconnected the outside light over the side door then cooked chicken and roast veggies. Watched TV in the evening.|
|Awoke at 6:00. Ministered to the sick and needy then made coffee and watched the news. Showered and ate porridge. Chauffeured the team to their places of occupation then returned to the house to work, eat fruit and drink coffee. Packed a few things and called at the office to say goodbye then drove to Vredenburg to try and get my glasses fixed, buy food and medicine. Drove onto Britannia Bay via the post box. Made lunch of cheese and ham then worked until late afternoon. Walked around Britannia Grief for the best part of an hour. Made toasted sandwiches for the evening meal. Watched a fim on TV then retired to bed.|
|Awoke at 6:30 and lazed in bed until 8:00. Drove the stock-takers to Eerste River then returned home to work, eat fruit and drink coffee. Made lunch of cheese sandwiches and I ate the rest of the chicken livers. Relaxed in the afternoon then cooked chilli and rice. Watched a fim then went to bed.|
|Awake early so ate porridge and fruit. Worked for an hour or so then helped clean. Drove to Muizenburg and visited the water park. Ate fish and chips for lunch then visited a second beach but very busy so didn't stay. Called in Eerste River for wine and bread then returned home for chicken livers and TV. Fana and Valerie turned up but didn't stay long but Fana returned to stay the night.|
|Awoke with the alarm at 6:30. Showered and shaved then ate breakfast of Weetabix before driving the team to schools and office. Returned to work, eat fruit and work. Drove to collect Kathleen, then to the office to collect Lunga thence to PEP, Blue Downs, then back to the office then to collect Jade, then back to the office to deliver forgotten keys and finally back to the house to relax. Cooked sausage , egg and beans for the evening meal and watched a film before retiring to bed.|
|25/10/18||Awoke at 5:30 and relaxed until 6:30. Arose, showered and ate porridge. Drove to schools and office for the team then returned to the house for work.|
|24/10/18||Awoke at 6:30 after a good night's sleep. Feeling much better. Ate Weetabix for breakfast then delivered the team to their places of play, study and work. Returned to the house to work, eat fruit and drink coffee until midday when I wrote this. Made lunch of ham and cheese sandwiches. Watched the news for a while then walked to the office to collect Jade then to school to collect Jaden. Back to the house to sit in a cool breeze. Arose at 5:00 to cook chicken and vegetables then watched TV until it was time for bed.|
|23/10/18||Awoke at 6:30. Showered and ate porridge. Took the team to schools and office then returned to work until 10:00. Ate fruit but still feeling ill so read, slept and watched TV. Walked to office to collect Jade then back to school for Jaden. Ate toast for a late lunch then watched TV. Ate veggie macaroni for the evening meal then watche Acrimony before bedtime.|
|22/10/18||Awoke at 3:00 feeling very sick so sat on the toilet for a while but nothing arrived. Returned to bed and slept until the alarm. Awoke still feeling sick. Skipped breakfast then drove the team to schools and office. Returned home feeling a litte better. Worked until 9:00 then went shopping. Returned from shops and packed away. Fetched Jade from school and watched TV. Cooked beef stew for evening meal then watched TV before bedtime.|
|21/10/18||Awoke at 6:30 and lazed in bed with a cup of coffee until 8:00. Ate fruit then took the team to church. Worked for a couple of hours then returned them to the house. Ate chicken with potato bake and savory rice for lunch than lazed the afternoon away. Ate chicken and rice for the evening meal than watched a film before going to bed. Suffered form indegestion.|
|20/10/18||Awoke at 6:30 and lazed in bed for an hour. Ate Weetabix. Drove Lunga to two of the many churches for a funeral (the first one was the wrong one!) of a girl caught in the crossfire! Collected lollipops and eye bolt from Eerste River then collected Lunga from a friends house. Ate fruit and worked until lunchtime. Ate peanut butter sandwichess for lunch then drove to Gardens in Cape Town for Fana's (and his father's) birthday party. Watched football and listened to loud music. Some of it was OK! Drove back in the dark, 8 in the car. Dropped Valerie and the 2 kids at her house and returned home to drink coffee, read and sleep.|
|19/10/18||Awoke at 6:30, showered and shaved. Did the school run then worked at the house breaking for fruit and coffee. Walked to the office to collect a RR then to school to collect another. Made lunch of cheese sandwiches then relaxed with my book. Ate sausage and chips for the evening meal then watched TV.|
|18/10/18||Awoke at 6:00 and arose with the alarm. Showered and dressed and was called to a body spark out on the floor. Called an ambulance (what a farce) but the patient revived sufficient to shower. A further rest allowed dressing. Drove to schools and office before returning to work at the house. Ate fruit and then drank coffee then walked to the office then back to school but the RR was not there. School had closed 30 minutes early. Walked back to the house. Made lunch of sandwiches then relaxed. Cooked chicken and vegatbles for the evening meal.|
|17/10/18||Awoke aat 6:30 and showered. Ate a breakfast of porridge then went on the school run. Worked, ate fruit and drank coffee. Made lunch of cheese sandwiches. Walked to the office and school then relaxed with my book. Ate rotis.|
Awoke at 6:30 and showered. Ate Weetabix for breakfast then did the school run. Worked, ate fruit and drank coffee until 11:00. Walked up to the office and back to collect RRs then made lunch of chicken roll. Made sea food pasta for the evening meal, watching a fim thereafter.
Awoke at 6:30 and showered. Ate Weetabix for breakfast then did the school run. Worked, ate fruit and drank coffee until 11:00 then went to get the puncture fixed on the car and shop for food. Returned to the house then walked to collect 2 RRs. Relaxed for the rest of the afternoon. Ate chicken pie for the evening meal.
Arose at 8:00 and ate fruit for breakfast. Drove the team to church then back to the house to work. Collected team at 11:30 and drove to Charlesville. Returned to the house to eat lunch then relax in the afternoon. Cooked veggie chilli with rice for the evening meal. Slept in front of the TV before going to bed!
Arose aat 8 :00 and ate Weetabix and fruit for breakfast. Worked for a short while then did housework until mid-day. Drove to Somerset Mll for shopping then Strand for an hour on the beach before a late lunch. Returned to the house for an evening of hairdressing.
Arose at 6:30 for shower and breakfast. Performed the schol run then worked, ate fruit and drank coffee. Collected 1 RR from school then returned to the house for lunch. Drove to Rondebosch for football trial for Jaden then back to the house for beefburgerss and chips. Slept in front of the TV before bedtime.
Arose at 6:30 for shower and breakfast. Performed the schol run then worked, ate fruit and drank coffee. Collected 1 RR from school then returned to the house for lunch. Repeated the experience to collect a second RR. Relaxed in the afternoon then cooked chicken and roast veggies. Watched a film before bedtime.
|10/10/18||Awoke at 6:30 and showered. Ate Porride for breakfast then drove on the normal school run. Worked, ate fruit and drank coffee then had cheese toasties for lunch while I watched a film. Relaxed with my book until I went to collect the crew from the office. Collected the boss and 3 bags! The surprise was that I was to collect the RRs and their Grandmother. A further surprise was that I was to collect 3 RRs, their Grandmother and her 2 twin grandsons and they were staying the night (or 2 or the week depending on who I talked to). A brief discussion took place at the house following our arrival. I then took the three back to her house. Ate pizza for the evening meal then returned to one school for a meeting. Returned to the house for more pizza and bed.|
|9/10/18||Awoke at 6:00 and arose soon afterwards. Made Weetabix for breakfast then travelled to schools and office before returning to the house to work and greet the gardeners. Worked and ate fruit then went to Shoprite for the weeks food. Returned to the house to drink coffee and eat sandwiches. Made 2 expeditions on foot to collect Rug Rats. Worked some more. Drove to Sea Point to see the meet Lunga's half sister at the Protea Hotel. Ate in the adjacent Spur. Returned home turned 9:00 so watched a littel TV before bedtime.|
|8/10/18||Awoke just before the alarm. Showered, drank tea and ate porridge. Chauffeured one to school and one to the office before returning to groundhog. Ate the remains if the chicken pie and cauliflower cheese then worked throughout the afternoon. Made tuna pasta for the evening meal then watched a film on TV.|
|7/10/18||Awoke early and relaxed in bed until 8:00. Ate Weetabix then chauffeured the boss plus team to Eeste River station. Returned to the house to work, eat fruit and drink coffee. Hot today. Made lunch of cheese toasties then relaxed in the afternoon with my book and the TV. Cooked pre-made chicken pie and cauliflower cheese for the evening meal. Made second pie (bought pastry and filling pre-made) for the bosses return. Slept in front of the TV then went to bed.|
|6/10/18||Awoke at 6:40 and ate porridge for breakfast. took the whole team to church then back to the house for work, fruit and coffee. The whole team arrived back on foot and so took them to Blue Downs for an afternoon visit. Returned to the house to watch TV. Ate noodles on my own then more TV before bed.|
|5/10/18||Awoake at 6:00 today so arose early and showered. Made breakfast of Weetabix then drove to school and office then back to the house. A guy tried to give me a water disconnection notice but I refused so he stuck it in the gate. Phoned Victor Barrish! Worked, ate fruit and drank coffee. Sandwiches of chicken and cheese for lunch then relaxed in the afternoon. Cooked cheese burgers with beans for the evening meal then relaxed in front of the TV.|
|4/10/18||Awoke to the alarm at 6:40 and showered. Ate porridge with honey then drove to school and office hten back to the house. Worked, ate fruit and drank coffee then walked to Eeste River to visit the bank and buy screews. Made sandwiches for lunch then relaxed through the afternoon. Ate beef curry and rice for the evening meal|
|3/10/18||Awoke at 6:40 and showered. Ate weetabix then drove to school and office. Returned home to work, eat fruit and drink coffee. Made sandwiches for lunch then relaxed in the afternoon. Walked up to Blue Downs Way to get cash but the ATM has disappeared. Found a new one inside 'Something Nice' but it has not been commissioned. Cooked chicken and veg for the evening meal then relaxed in front of the TV before going to bed.|
|2/10/18||Awoke early to the sound of voices. 2 RRs watching the TV! Drank tea in bed and read my book until the porridge was ready. Showered then drove to school and office. Returned to the house to work but no internet! Resolved the internet problem then worked until 9:00. Drove to Saverite and shopped for provisions. Ate fruit and drank coffee then worked until lunch time sandwiches. Relaxed in the afternoon then ate veggie macaroni cheese. Watched a film before retiring to bed.|
|Awoke to the alarm at 6:20 and lazed until 7:00. Ate weetabix then drove to school and office. Returned to the house to work, eat fruit and drink coffee. Made lunch of chicken sandwiches then relaxed on the bed with my book. Cooked chilli con carne with rice then watched TV in the evening.|