Thursday, April 21, 2011

The joys of April

One of the best things about living in South Africa between March and May is all the public/school holidays. 21st March is a holiday every year, then we have the April school holidays, around here these are usually about a week. Then of course, usually about a week later is Easter, so another 4 day weekend. Then there is the 27 April which is another holiday and then the first of May is a holiday as well. This year these holidays have really worked out well for us since Easter falls on 22-25 April, then there is a day  and then it is the 27th, so a holiday, then 2 days and another long weekend.  So, I have signed leave days for Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and will  in effect have 11 days off! Yay!! The schools have been given Tuesday as a school holiday, but they have to go back on Thursday and Friday. (They were given the option of closing, but will have to make the days up, so I am happy they left things as is) Works for me, since I will have 2 days to do what I want to with no interruptions.
So, in preparation for my week of leisure these are my plans:
  • make some cards for a couple of birthdays coming up
  • try to start some art journalling
  • read
  • go to the torture chamber gym every day. I really need to get back into this habit
  • write some letters
  • work my way through Beyond Blogging for scrapbookers
  • do something fun with Brenda on Tuesday, haven't decided what yet
  • catch up on my huge i**ning pile
  • Oh, and I suppose their should be some studying thrown in there too, since my exam timetable arrived today
And, just in case you think these are all our holidays, we have 1 each in June, August, September and January and 3 in December, not too bad!

6 comments:

  1. Sounds like you've got more than enough to keep yourself busy! Good luck and have fun!

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  2. Sounds like you're going to be busy....hope you have fun in amongst it all! Thanks for commenting on my weight loss
    Alison xx

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  3. Enjoy your time off! I'm still trying to make my way through BBFS. Reading the prompts but not doing much else. I need to get over to the message board!

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  4. sounds like a good mix of activities for your 11 days

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  5. Sounds like fun - except for the ir**ing of course

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  6. Sounds like you cna have lots of fun. Enjoy the your break. J x

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