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Unread post by Hyaena » Mon Jan 16, 2006 3:51 pm

I'm a Venue / Training Coordinator for a Payroll Software Company based in Sandton. I try to make time to chat on the Forum, but it's not always possible. Wish I had less work, think I should delegate more!
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Unread post by wondercloak » Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:55 pm

Commuications/Press Office for the Food Standards Agency in the UK...but currently studying for my FGASA II exam in April (basically just counting the days to moving back to SA in 2 years time to get on it in the bush for good and ever).
- Mopani 21 to 23 Dec
- Shimuwini 30 Dec to 1 Jan
- Punda Maria 2 Jan
- Limpopo Tented Camp 3 to 5 Jan
- Leokwe 6 to 7 Jan

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Unread post by WELSH_ASH » Fri Jan 20, 2006 11:52 am

I work in IT.

I'm a SAP HR & Payroll consultant for an Outsourcing services company in the UK.

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Unread post by kat » Sun Jan 22, 2006 9:41 pm

My husband is the IT nerd. Me..just a 24 hours 7 days a week MOM. I did major in Early Childhood education and taught one year before giving it up due to sickness. My last job was working in a pharmacy many many years ago.

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Unread post by Yvonne B. » Wed Feb 01, 2006 2:40 pm

Eventhough Nico already told what I am doing, I like to give a bit more backgroundinfo. Started as a journalist, than become a lawyer, went on working as an inspector for an organisation of the WSPA (animal protection), ended up as a wildlife-photographer. Hmmm, not a regular carrier progress, I'am afraid. But I love it. Apart from that I'm a mum, take care of a very old lady and last but not least, I do rehab of game orphans.
So most of the time, outdoors, and ALWAYS (too) busy.

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Unread post by luislang » Sat Feb 25, 2006 11:40 am

I'm a retired minister (at 50 & already grey!). Retired to our beach cottage near Woody Cape (part of greater addo elephant park). Got bored after 1½ years. Now own a café & take away - (at least I can now visist KNP more often!) Come on you PE FORUMITES I need your support at my shop so that I can plan my next trip!
Sorry. did I advertise?

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Unread post by BethR » Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:32 pm

I'm a library technician for the African Studies Library in a large university here in the US...and while I love my job, I do miss being over in Africa.
Am currently working on my Masters in Library and Information Science, but my undergrad degree was in General/Environmental Science. My dream has always been to work with wildlife...I'm trying to think up ways to combine the library science (research) and wildlife.

Hey if SANParks is ever looking for librarians...I'd be happy to help out! Hehe

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Unread post by BethR » Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:34 pm

Oh, I forgot to mention that I am also an artist on the side
...for the most part it is just a hobby, but I've done quite a few pieces on commission, sell stationary, jewelry and other things (just stating the facts...not advertising!!

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Unread post by Bothali » Wed Mar 01, 2006 9:49 pm

Tried to say what my job is but couldn't. It didn't feel right. I'm a nature lover. When I am in KNP and browsing this forum, I escape. I don't want to bring my job into it. This is my escape. That place doesn't exist right now.

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Unread post by anne-marie » Tue Mar 07, 2006 6:55 pm

I work in a bank (trafic of payments...) for still 1 1/2 years and at this moment I will have a lot of time to travel (but maybee not enough money to do all I like !!!). So I will continued... with web cam. Anne-Marie

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Unread post by cybeR@NGER » Tue Mar 07, 2006 7:41 pm

My wife also works in a bank , so I keep telling her to bring her work home, but she won't listen to me !
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Unread post by Elsa » Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:06 pm

Yes, I do, and that is head of finance and recreational planning, which means I make sure we get to KNP as often as possible, and that is a very important job.

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Unread post by SHARKS » Mon Mar 13, 2006 1:47 pm

Hi all !
I've been working on a crisis-unit in a psychiatric hospital for 13 years, now doing a new study to become a social psychiatric nurse.
Sounds a bit difficult, but it means in the future people will come to my office with their problems and I will not be working in a hospital any longer.
Still for me any job is just a way to pay for my travels ....
03-10-2009 - 03-11-2009 Augrabies Falls / kgalagadi / Kruger

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Unread post by kathy sa » Fri Mar 17, 2006 11:03 am

I am a Pre Primary Teacher and always ready for my break in Kruger....31 days to go!!

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Unread post by cookies » Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:04 am

I am a wife/mother/housekeeper/cook/bumm cleaner/nose wiper and so on I also run my own businuss running a dayhome in my house.So along with my children I take care of other people's children.

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