Saturday, Sunday, and now it’s Tuesday

by Adam

So the Prime Minister came and left on Saturday.  I didn’t see him or his 50 delegates (maybe because I stayed inside the office for the morning).  However, there was icecream at lunch, and this was good enough for me.

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Jacu is also happy after icecream.

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He also discovered a good default position for his hand to rest.

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Everyone enjoys this!

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While Mr Collins was gaming in his head.

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Oh, and it was the day that Daniel Qiao left!

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Bye Daniel Qiao!  Now we can actually play Dota without being continuously owned by Mr Qiao.

After dinner, we gamed.

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Mostly Counter-strike and then finished off the night with Dota, until we all rage quitted at midnight.

I slept well, then on Sunday morning, opened my eyes and looked a the clock at 8am.  Got out of bed straight away, got changed and went to breakfast.

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Then we got in our car, and went to Pindai beach!

Ray and I have the same insect repellent and sun cream!

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Ray and Jacu played with the ball in the water, while I sat under a tree, read, and took some photos.

Here is Ray trying to stop the ball with his powers.

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Here’s the beach.

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Here’s our car.

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We wanted to have some fun.  So we lit a fire.

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Was good once it got going.

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I tried to wash my hands in the waves, but the water came up and through my shoes.  Hong offered to dry my socks.

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But it wasn’t very good, so I put them to dry on the tree.

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There was then some tree-climbing (not me though!).

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And then Jacu put out the fire before we left.

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They had a good nap in the car on the way back.

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Then we stopped at Mobil for some fuel, air, and icecream!

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Got back to my room, and cut the hair off my face.  First with scissors, then with a razor.

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Then I played Dota with Ray and Jacu.  I was doing very well, then at 7pm, I went to dinner.

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After dinner, Josh and I went to check out this Sunday Evening Service we saw advertised on the canteen door.  I was very happy to be there!  After some singing and prayer, we read through Proverbs 20-25 in Korean, Tagalog and English.  Finished the night meeting the other people there.  It was great to meet there other people I had met before!  This meeting has been happening since 2011, and I didn’t know about it until now!  I can’t go next Sunday though, as I will be on R&R!

On Monday,  I got a new dust mask.  It  is so much easier to breath than the disposable paper mask, and I don’t feel as wasteful by throwing out paper masks.  Also, my shaven face gives a better seal.

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I just realised from the photo, it looks a bit tight?

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After a few hours, I had condensation dripping out the front vent!

I was out doing field checks of airslide covers and bag filter valves, went up to EL122, it was a good view and a cool breeze.

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On my way down, I noticed a puddle of liquid under my “do not urinate here” sign! Sad smile

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Monday night dinner.

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Tuesday morning was busy, had a permit opened yesterday, did the isolation this morning, and then helped out the job.  Took a photo of the view while waiting for safety to come audit.

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Then I went to lunch, and took a photo of William in the bus.

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I purposely post this here, because after I took it, Duncan said “you’re going to be on Adam’s blog now”, and yes, here you are, you are on my blog. Smile

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Sat at the back of the bus on the way back to work.

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Then in the afternoon, went with everyone else to have a look inside the calciner combustion chamber!

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On my way down, I saw this cool forklift with painted on rims.20130730_152631

Tomorrow afternoon, William, Duncan, Ray, Jacu and Boon are going to New Zealand to ski and snowboard, for their R&R!  My R&R is coming this Saturday! yay!

It’s dinner time now, so I’ll go to dinner, and then to French class!

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