Still on HolidayThat is what I'm considering this break. The census was extended for two more days, so I return to work on Tuesday (tomorrow) :-(
Well, all good things .....
I have been super-productive over this last week or so. I am a big 'to-do' list-maker and I revel in knocking completed tasks off my lists. I think I have surpassed even my own expectations though. I have done a lot of work for the BAWo project, which will be starting soon, typed-up my notes from our last NYSC CD day meeting, watched a lot of TV (caught-up on music videos) and DVDs (I started season 1 of The Shield and am almost done with that. Planned on also watching my way through season 2, but that will have to wait for next weekend), read (not as much as I planned to, but still much more than I normally would).
I completed High Fidelity by Nick Hornby. One of the reviews on the back of the book promised that it would give an insight into how men think. Well, oddly enough, not so differently from women judging from this book. I also read Half a Life by V.S. Naipul. A very insightful book on the life of immigrants. I had many of those "OMG! Me too! I felt/thought/experienced that" moments, while reading this. I thought that the ending was very abrupt and wholely unsatisfying. I am not one of those readers who likes to be told everything and be presented with a nice, tidy ending but I hate it when the ending slams down on you from nowhere (the only way you know that you are approaching it is because the number of pages left to read is getting smaller). I am about to start The Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood. I already consider her to be one of my favourite writers, even though I have only read two books by her (and one was non-fiction). So, I am looking forward to this with delicious anticipation.