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wild man
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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby wild man » Fri May 22, 2009 9:45 am

I am an hydroponic tomato farmer. Thinking of studying towards becoming a CA to give me "options". Very fortunate to be my own boss so I can go and do "admin" and somehow end up on the Sanparks forum dreaming of getting into the bush. My SO is an educational psychologist she helps learners in various ways. My dream is to earn enough money to be able to purchase my own game farm bordering on to KNP!

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GlenD
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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby GlenD » Fri May 22, 2009 11:19 am

Im a Test Analyst, testing software for a large financial institution.
Would rather be testing systems for SANParks anyday.

Ok, back to dreaming of my homeland.

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby michel367 » Fri May 22, 2009 11:37 am

I have my own company in plasterworks.
The work is dirty, but the rewards, the look on peoples faces, is great.

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby Blougansie » Sat May 23, 2009 5:09 am

I am a Traveller - I go where I am needed and only do what I want to. I find myself wandering at God's beautiful creation every day and try to leave everywhere I've been a better place , by working at it myself and/or by trying to change people's perceptions of the world we are living in. There is no more worthy job/cause than that of being a conservationist and I respect every one that is involved in this - and the funny thing is - everyone can do this job!!!!

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby Luren » Sun May 31, 2009 2:44 pm

Hi!
I am an orthopaedic doctor.
It was either that or veterinary science!
Could have been working in Kruger right now!
But enjoy what I do and it is rewarding when patients get well!
come what come may, the time and the hour runs through the roughest day

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby Lockie » Sun May 31, 2009 4:02 pm

I am a Drain Surgeon.. sorry bad joke
Actually a residential Service Plumber, altho now we are called Plumbing Tech's...I guess with the advent of electronics and hands free taps etc.
I would love to have Blougansie's job ...maybe someday when the bills are paid and some leisure time is owed

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby iedman » Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:15 am

Hi,

Formerly a Bomb Disposal Officer (SNCO) in the British Army.

Now an Operations Manager for an NGO doing Landmine and UXO clearance around the world.
Currently based in Cambodia.

House in Cape Town and travel to the Kruger as often as I can.

Regards.

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby annapangolin » Mon Jun 22, 2009 2:06 pm

I've got the SANParks internship, just not at KTP. My life has gone a little crazy this last month, so now i'm deciding whether to take it or not...

...In the meantime... I just found out that this week i'll be starting as a volunteer at Cheetah Outreach! It should be interesting.It's a controversial place and I'm sure that some forumies will have strong opinions about Cheetah Outreach. In the year and a half i've been in CT, I wouldn't go near the place. I didn't like the idea of cheetahs in cages at a wine estate. I didn't watch their TV show either, because I don't watch TV. SO when a friend took me there last week, I was surprised to see that they do a lot of awesome work. It'll be a cool way to get involved with cheetah conservation in SA. Yay!

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby Safrica » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:55 pm

I´ve got a new job now and am quite busy...
And a lot of webpages are blocked in the office - sanparks.org being one of them (why I don`t have a clue!)

so no reading in the forum during lunch break!!
have not much time left for reading all the posts...


already thinking about quitting!
Jochen

KNP-trip No. 8: 2014!
30 November: Pretoriuskop
1-2 December: Lower Sabie
3-4 December: Satara
5-6 December: Balule
7-8 December: Letaba
9-10 December: Tamboti

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Safrica
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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby Safrica » Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:54 pm

the job...




but as I won`t be able then to afford any future trips to the KNP I´ll guess I´ll have to stick with it
and accept the limited time left for the forum
Jochen

KNP-trip No. 8: 2014!
30 November: Pretoriuskop
1-2 December: Lower Sabie
3-4 December: Satara
5-6 December: Balule
7-8 December: Letaba
9-10 December: Tamboti

1993, 1995, 1998, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2013. Next trip coming up!

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby Nungu » Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:45 am

Bean Counter here..
Have you seen KNP from the SKY yet??



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Nurse Bev
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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby Nurse Bev » Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:55 am

I'm Nursie
Bev

DONT WORRY.... BE HAPPY!

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby bushchild » Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:04 pm

Retired Forensic Artist

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:06 pm

Forum-a-holic!!!
Appreciate what you have before it becomes what you had.

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Re: Do you even have a job?

Unread postby Dotty » Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:26 pm

Domestic Engineer
KUDU's mean Well done and Thank you


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