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Cold weekend [Dec. 17th, 2018|12:44 pm]
Tambako the Jaguar

Friday after work, I came directly home, I went to the coop on the way. At home, I marinated chicken meat and then ate. Then did the chores and finally it took quite some time. I was finished a bit after 4PM. I had a tea, had some important stuff to do at the computer and then I relaxed at the computer. Then, I started to cook and later Anita came. When she came, I was almost finished to cook, so we ate my Asian chicken stuff with salad and then I tidied up and we watched TV and talked and pet my cats. A couple of hours later, she left. I finished to tidy up the apartment and used my computer, then had a beer at the computer, had a shower and went to bed not too late.

Saturday, I woke up at 8. I had a coffee, did some stuff and got ready and left. I took the bus to the Zürich zoo and had to walk a few minutes to the entrance as usual. I first went to the exotarium to get warm and then went outside to the big cats and took some photos. Also of the wolves, but it was rather calm. Then walked around, went to the koalas but they were sleeping and walked at some other places. Later, I went to the zoolino to say hello to the pigs, then to the Masoala (it's been a long time I haven't been there) but the problem is that there was lots of water on my lenses but couldn't take decent photos. But at least I could warm up. Later, I went back to the pigs and then to the big cats and at other places and could take more photos. Then, I had coffee and cake at the Pantanal restaurant and went again outside. I walked around and ended again at the pigs. Then I left, took the tram and then the bus and arrived at the Klusplatz, where I waited for Anita. We went together to the Qualipet of Volketswil, I bought lots of cat food. Then, we went to the Coop. I bought a few things, then went to the other part and I bought coke and beer. We then went to my place and I had to put what I bought to the apartment to the cellar, fed my cats and did some more stuff, then I left again and went with Anita to her place. At her place, I relaxed, pet the cats and helped a bit, while she was cooking spaghetti. Then, we ate and it was good, I ate a lot. I helped a bit to tidy up and then relaxed again, for a quite long time and almost slept. Later, I pet her male rats, they are quite cuddly after a certain time. Then I finished my beer and got ready and then we left. At home, I had a shower and did a few things, then went to bed not too late.

Sunday, I slept until 10:30PM. I used my phone, did some chores for a long time, then had a breakfast at the computer and did a few more things. Then did chores again, had a second coffee. I used my computer and did quite a lot, I also tested my Crane 2 more, etc, so the time and day went quite fast. I also started to Photoshop my photos of the day before, I started to wrap two presents, did some more chores and replied to a few mails. At 7:30 I watched the news while eating a dinner (the rest of Friday and more stuff), then finished to wrap the presents and used my computer for a couple of hours, had a shower, used my computer for a short time while having a beer and went to bed rather late.

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Weekend rather calm again... [Dec. 12th, 2018|08:40 am]
Tambako the Jaguar

Friday after work, I went to the acupuncture. Then I walked a lot through the city to buy Christmas presents and stuff for me: first to Rituals to buy tea and a voucher for Tanja, then Schwarzenbach, where I bought tea and coffee, then to Lush where I bought a soap for Anita, then walked to the St Jakob bakery to buy Tirggel, then Heuberger for more hot presents. Then I walked back to the train station and bought a SBB voucher for my parents. Then I drank a mulled wine and then bought beer at Drinks of the world. Then, I was done! So I went back home. At home, I took care of my presents and did my chores quite fast, but it still took almost two hours. Then, I relaxed about one hour at the computer and had a tea, then I went again outside to the Christmas market in the village (I took some money on the way). I first ate a salty pancake, then a waffle as dessert and then went to a cheese stand to buy some, they also had mulled wine, so I took one. Then I bought highland cattle sausages and went back home because it started to rain and wind. At home, I did a few chores and pet my cats, then used my computer and had a tea. Later, I also had three beers and then had a shower. I went to bed rather late.

Saturday, I could sleep until 10 and then relaxed in my bed, then got up and did some chores. Then, I ate at the computer and had to do stuff like reply mails and order stuff. Then I had a bit time to relax and experimented with neural networks the next few hours. Then got ready and took the bus and train to Oerlikon to the furry round table. There, I first said hello to (almost) everybody and started to distribute my calendars. Then ordered food (meat on hot stone) and ate while talking to Micel. The rest of the evening, I had more beers, distributed more calendars and talked quite much. At the end, I left a bit before midnight with Toxo, Yann and Rophaien. We took the train and bus to our place and Yann went to my place to sleep. We talked, made the bed, then he took a shower and I also took one afterwards, then I went to bed pretty late.

Sunday, I slept until 9:30 or something like that but only got up at 10:30. I did some chores and then we ate a small breakfast together. Then Yann showed me some videos on his laptop and we talked for quite long. Then he had to leave. I tidied up the living room and then did some more chores and later used my computer. I also started to test and use my Crane 2 gimbal, what took me some time. I did more stuff at the computer, pet my cats, ate a bit, and did more. At 7:30PM, I watched the news and had a small dinner. Then at the computer I ate more, then had a shower quite late. I used my computer a bit after the shower but not that long and went to bed not too late.

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Long weekend in Ireland [Dec. 3rd, 2018|12:41 pm]
Tambako the Jaguar

Thursday was the last day of work this week. When I came back from the fitness, I had lots of chores to do, including vacuum clean and pack more. I also opened the parcel I got from Digitec. Then I ate at 9:30PM and could relax a bit (watch TV and have a couple of beers) until I went to bed, at maybe 0:30.

Friday, I woke up at 7AM, had a coffee, finished to pack, got ready and fed my cats. Anita came to my place, I finished and then we went together to the bus station. We took the bus to Sonnental and then the tram to the airport. There, we walked around and checked in to get the boarding passes (we didn't have luggage to give away). Then we went through the security check, it took us some time. We took the Skymetro to the terminal E and walked to the gate. We had a coffee and pastry near the gate but it took us time so when we were finished, we walked to the gate and it was already time to board. But the plane had 40 minutes delay, so we stayed a long time sitting and waiting for take off. During the travel, we had a snack, I used my laptop and talked to Anita. I also had some rest. So we landed quite late and then had to wait to get out the plane and then waited until we could take a bus bringing us to the arrivals. There we went outside and saw Sandra waiting for us in the car. We talked in the car quite a lot and a bit later, we collected Lauren who had a work experience at the southwest of Dublin. Then drove maybe one hour, talked more and had something to eat at a service area. We arrived at their house in Tramore at around 4:20 PM. We said hi to Paul and talked, relaxed, went to the room upstairs and  then had a Guinness. Later we had a dinner. After the dinner, we went with Paul to Waterford and first visited some Viking monuments and historical sites. Then we went to a Christmas market with stand which looks like those of the Christmas markets in Germany, and had a mulled wine in a pub, then walked around and went on an old carousel with horses, it was funny! We walked more and then watched a show, actually animated images projected onto a house. When it was finished, we walked to a pub and I had a pint of Guinness. Then, we went back to Tramore and had a pint of Guinness in another pub. Anita had some Bulmers. We talked quite much and then we went back. At their home, we watched the toy show on the TV and I had a 4th Guinness and then had a shower and went to bed at around midnight.

Saturday, I slept until 7:30 and then a bit more and then we got up at 9:30. A bit later, we had a breakfast and then sat on the couch and I used my laptop and phone for a certain time. Then, we went with Sandra and the kids by car to Waterford to assist to a half marathon where Paul is running. We waited for him close to the finishing line and then I took photos when he ran by. Then went behind the arrival line to congratulate him and talk to him and I took some more photos. We went back to the car and on the way, Sandra went to buy some stuff at the Tesco. When we were back at their house, we relaxed more and I used my phone. Then we had a lunch. Just when we were finished, we had to pack and get ready and then left at around 3PM. We stopped after a certain time in a small city, at a Lidl, and I bought Guinness and a plant for Rona. Then drove one more hour and arrived at Ruth's home. We said hello to the people there, I knew most of the people there from the time I was living in Ireland. It was nice to see them again! Later, almost everybody hid in rooms (Anita and me too) before Rona and Vincent came and when they arrived everybody came after another, and we came at the end. Rona was very surprised and overwhelmed, but also very happy. So we talked and could start the party. We had some prosecco and chips and then we started to eat dinner, there was a nice buffet! I also took many photos of course. Then we had some dessert and then I was starting to be full. A bit later, Rona got her birthday cake and I made photos of her with her grandchildren and also other people, it was nice! I ate my dessert and later gave the participants my calendars and they enjoyed it. I also had four Guinness during this afternoon. I talked a lot with many people and had fun, but later got tired. We waited until Vincent and Rona wanted to go and people were progressively going. We left by car with a friend of them but we had to come back because Rona forgot her phone. The drive was quite long. I first talked to Rona and then slept a bit. We arrived a bit before 2AM. We got a bed with sleeping bags in Rona and Vincent's house and then I had a shower and went to bed at almost 2:30AM.

Sunday morning, I woke up at 7 but stayed in bed until almost 7:30AM. I got ready and we left the house at 7:45, Vincent brought us to the airport, together with a young woman from Lapland who returned home. We walked a bit in the airport and then had a breakfast at a restaurant. We then walked to the security check, got through it (it also needed some time) and then walked slowly to our gate. On the way, Anita bought a few items at a souvenirs shop. Arrived near our gate, we sat down and then grabbed a coffee at the Starbucks's and drank it where Anita was sitting. We went to the gate and sat down to wait for the boarding, I used my phone and laptop. Then we boarded and sat on our seats and waited until we could take off, which was on time. We had one of the new Bombardier from Swiss. The flight was pleasant. We had something small to eat and drink and later I slept a bit. We landed at 2PM in Zürich. We walked to the arrivals and then to the train station. We took a ticket and traveled with Anita to the main station of Zürich. Then took a train and then bus back home, I was there at 3:30PM. I emptied my bag, did some chores fed and and cuddled my cats and then I used my computer for a while, I had a few things to do. At 7:30 I watched the news and ate a soup and then came back to the computer. I ate more and spent some more hours at the computer. Then had a shower rather late, used my computer more and went to bed at midnight.

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Wellness and relaxing weekend [Nov. 26th, 2018|11:33 am]
Tambako the Jaguar

On Friday, I went to the acupuncture after work and then at home I ate and did the chores, I was done at around 4:30PM. I had a tea, made a phone call and used the computer for a couple of hours (worked further on my calendars) but also did some more chores. Later, I got ready and Anita came to my place. We went to Uster, to the Adventverkauf of the Wagerehof where we met Natascha and Myriam. We looked around went to eat something outside and it was quite good. Then we walked around again and took a piece of cake inside. We talked a bit more and then left. We went to the Migros of Uster because Anita needed some stuff, and I also bought something. Then, we went to Anita's place. I relaxed, we talked, I pet the cats and I used my phone. Then I had a beer and pet and cuddled her male rats and later, I took cat paws photos. Then I was starting to be quite tired, so I went again to the rats and then we left. At home, I used my computer for a short time, had a shower and went to bed not too late.

Saturday, I got up at 8:45AM but stayed a bit in the bed. Then prepared my stuff, had a breakfast in the living room and used my phone. I also pet my cats. Then, I got ready and went downstairs because Anita was waiting for me. We went to the bancomat and then we went to Simba's place. We collected him and then went to the train station to collect Reto. Then, we went all together to Bernaqua, we arrived there a bit before noon, but we needed some time to find a parking place, everything was full. Then we walked a while to the entrance of Bernaqua and payed a day pass. We changed and walked around and went into the salty pool outside. Then we went to have a lunch, I took a cheeseburger. During the meal, Cabro joined us. After that, we went to another pool outside (not salty) and talked and relaxed together. Then, we said temporarily bye to Cabro and went to the wellness part. We went to the salt sauna, then to the steam bath and alone to a sauna, then later I went with Simba to another sauna for an "aufguss", but it was quite crazy. Then I relaxed a bit and we got out of the wellness part. We went to the restaurant and I had a coffee and a drink, then went to a slide with Simba. Then we went to the salty pool outside again, then to a steam bath and the inside salty pool. Then we took a shower, changed, payed and got out. We went to the car to put our bags inside and then met Cabro again but Simba had to go back to the pool because he forgot his jacket. Then, we went to a Thai restaurant in the mall, and had a green curry and a couple of beers. Then we payed, said by to Cabro and left. We drove to Simba's place to drop him and then Anita brought me back home. At home, I did some chores and fed the cats, then used the computer for a rater long time and also had some beers. I went to bed at around 1:30AM

Sunday, I woke up at around 10AM, but stayed quite long in my bed and used my phone. I got up, did some chores and then had a breakfast at the computer. I used my computer most of the time that day, I finished to design the calendars and printed them, I also photoshopped the paw pictures and did more for the photo exhibition. I also replied to messages. In between, I ate a bit, pet my cats and did some more chores. Between 7:30 and 8PM, I watched the news and then went again to the computer and ate some more. Later, I had a shower and then used my computer more for a couple of hours. I went to bed at around 0:30.

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Weekend in Neuchâtel [Nov. 19th, 2018|07:30 pm]
Tambako the Jaguar

Friday, I came back home at a normal time. I ate and then did the chores, there was quite much to do. Then I packed and used my computer for a few hours. I also took a few pics of Pablo, because it was his second birthday this day. Later the evening, I got ready and Anita came to my place and we went to her place. We relaxed and then ordered from Nesti. I used my phone and we talked, then the food came and we ate. Then, I had one more beer and also took more pics of the paws of Oskar and Tigi and also pet Anita's rats, etc. Then, after 11AM, she brought me home. I did some chores and packed a bit more, had a shower and went to bed at around midnight.

On Saturday, I woke up at 6:35. I had a coffee, finished to pack, got ready and fed the cats. Then I waited for Anita and wen went together to Neuchâtel. The drive was good, we needed two hours and arrived a bit after 9:30PM. We first went to the rooms and my mother came. We went together to the apartments and also said hello to my dad. We had coffee and pastry and talked. Then, at a bit more than 10:30, we left and first went to the church to bring my mother who had to so something and then went direction Biel and then to the Siky Park. We paid and walked around, then looked at the different enclosures for a certain time (tiger, lion, lynx, wolf, puma, serval). We didn't see a lot but still took a few pics. Then Anita went to the restaurant because it was cold but I stayed outside and looked at the part of the zoo next to the entrance, then went also to the restaurant. There, I saw Beatrice and family and also Eva. I took a cappuccino and mineral water, and we talked for about one hour. Then we all went outside and went to the tigers, serval, lynx where I could take some pics, and then to the lions. I took many nice photos of Zumba, also some of Timba, and then they feed them but couldn't take many pictures. Then we left again and walked around and I took some wolf pictures. Then, we went a bit to the restaurant and we left. We needed around one hour to come back and then we went a short time to the rooms and then to the apartment and my parents and sat in the living room. I used my phone, we talked, and then I used my laptop. We had an aperitif (I took a beer and then a Pastis) and later we had a very nice fondue as usual, I had some white wine with it. We talked and enjoyed and then my dad showed some photos at the computer and we talked more. Then, we were quite tired, so we went downstairs to the rooms. I had a shower and then went to bed.

Sunday, we got up at around 9:30 or almost 10, but stayed until 10:30 in the bed and then we got ready. We went to the apartment and had a small breakfast as usual in the living room. Then we continued to talk and used my laptop, had a beer and then we ate the starter, the main course and then a dessert. Then we had a coffee and we got ready to go. We said bye and went to the room. We packed and got ready and then went back home. There was many cars and sometimes some jams. We also stopped after Biel to buy some drinks. I arrived a bit after 6PM. I had chores to do, feed my cats, pet them, tidy up stuff. Then, I used my computer but I also had much to do during most of the evening. Later, I had a shower, put new sheets on my bed, used my computer some more time and then went to bed a bit after midnight.

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Zoo and furry weekend [Nov. 12th, 2018|01:57 pm]
Tambako the Jaguar

... at least the Saturday was like this.

On Friday, after work, I first went to the acupuncture and then back home. At home, I ate and then did the chores, I didn't have too much but it still took me 2 hours. Then I used my computer, I had to reply to mails and also did more stuff. Then got ready and went with Anita to her place. We talked and relaxed, then she started to cook and I used my phone and had a beer. Then it was time to eat and it was quite good. Afterwards I helped to tidy up, relaxed a bit and then helped Anita to find connect her external HD to the power. Then I started to copy her pictures there. Afterwards, we took photos of the paws of her cats for my exhibition, but it wasn't that easy. Then, I looked her new male rats and pet them a bit. The rest of the evening we talked, I used my phone, I relaxed and took more paw pictures. Then she brought me home. I had a shower and went to bed not too late.

Saturday, I woke up at 6:35 AM. I got ready, had a coffee, fed the cats and took the bus to Stettbach. There I bought something to eat and during, then took the train to Winterthur, waited there (and went to the bancomat), then took the train to Gossau and a bus to the zoo. When I came, I saw Marco. I first went to the tigers and could take some photos, then to the lions where I saw Marco and Evelyne. I could take some nice pictures of Atlas the male even if it was quite foggy. Then, about one hour later, Reto came and we talked a bit and we all took more photos of Atlas. Then went to the tigers and had a small lunch (a soup and bread) and later walked around the zoo for a certain time. We went back to the lions to take more photos of Atlas and then they exchanged them for the two young lionesses and we also took some pics of them. We then walked to the tigers and leopards and a bit before 2PM, Reto left. I went to the chimpanzees and took pics of them and talked to Evelyne and Marco but also went to the tigers and leopards and back to the chimpanzees. Then to the tigers and Evelyne and Marco left. I could take some more pics of the tigers and then left at 4PM. I took the bus and came back all the  way but instead of going from Winterthur to Stettbach, I took a train to Oerlikon. When I arrived there, I went to the furry round table. I said hello to those who were there (not a lot) and talked and then had a beer. More were coming so I said hello and then talked and then Anita came. We ordered food and then ate at the bar. Then had more beers, talked to many furries and had fun and then at around 10:30PM, I said bye and left with Anita. She brought me home. At home, I did a few things, had a shower, used my phone and went to bed at around midnight.

Sunday, I woke up a bit after 10PM, stayed in my bed and used my phone and then did some chores and then had a breakfast at the computer. I actually spent most of the time at the computer, but in between I pet my cats, did some chores, etc. I mostly worked for the photo exhibition and started to Photoshop pictures of the zoo. I also replied to some mails and watched videos and chatted. At 7:30PM, I watched the news as usual and had a soup. Later I went to the cellar and then back to the computer and ate a bit more, also a second soup. Then I had a shower and went again a couple of hours at the computer, did some chores and went to bed at midnight.

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Another rather calm weekend [Nov. 5th, 2018|12:31 pm]
Tambako the Jaguar

Friday even if it was a bit stressful, I came back at home in time. I first went to throw the PET, metal and glass, did some chores, ate and then continued the chores: I had pretty much to do like clean the kitchen, bathroom, vacuum clean and clean all the floors, plus a few other things. I was after 4PM at computer and photoshopped photos of South Africa and did other things. I also had a tea and more to eat. Later, Anita came and I went with her to her place. I collected some of the ripe peppers, but there wasn't many. Later, I had a beer and helped Anita to cook and just before eating, we had a Pastis. We ate and it was quite good. Afterward, I helped her with a few details, we talked and I used my phone. I also pet the cats. It was getting late, so she brought me home. I did a few chores, had a shower and went to bed after midnight.

Saturday, I woke up at around 10AM and stayed a bit in my bed. Then got up, did some chores and then had a breakfast at the computer. At the computer, I mostly photoshopped my photos of South Africa, but also replies to messages, chatted and worked on a small web app with balls. I also did some more chores, ate a bit and pet my cats. Later in the evening, I went to the coop to buy stuff to cook and also some beer. Then I used my computer again and later started to cook spaghetti Carbonara. When I was almost finished, Anita came. We talked and I finished to cook and then we ate the spaghetti and it was good! I started to tidy up and then we watched TV together for a bit more than one hour. Then, she left and I finished to tidy up. When I was done, I used my computer some more and had one more beer (I had 4 in total!) and went to bed at around 1AM.

Sunday, I woke up at 10:30PM. I did some chores and then had a breakfast at the computer. I used my computer most of the day and I could finish to Photoshop my pictures of South Africa. I also continued my balls web app, chatted, replied to messages, used Facebook. In between, I pet my cats, did some chores, and ate or had some tea. I didn't go outside at all. At 7:30, I watched the news and had my dinner (the rest of the meat of Friday with some noodles). Then, I went back to the computer for a few hours, had a shower, used my computer some more time and went to bed not too late.

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Cold and rainy weekend [Oct. 29th, 2018|12:58 pm]
Tambako the Jaguar

On Friday, I first went to the acupuncture and then back home. At home I put the paper out of the cellar and then did some chores, ate and then did more chores like vacuum clean. I was finished at 5PM, had do do the payments and reply to some mails. I then photoshopped more pictures from South Africa and had a tea. I also did some more chores in between. Later, I got ready and went with Anita to her place. I relaxed and talked a bit with her and then we ate. After eating, we talked and then went to her computer to help to fix the printer which didn't work. I needed some time to find out that the WiFi module crashed and had to remove the power cable from it. Then it worked again. I also changed a bulb and helped her to find a nice big cat picture to hand in her office. Then I had one more beer but got tired, so she brought me home. I had a shower and then went to bed, it was already rather late.

Saturday, I woke up at 9:45 but stayed quite long in my bed, I used my phone and pet my cats. Then got up, did some chores and had a breakfast at the computer. The rest of the time, I photoshopped photos from South Africa, replied to some mails, watched videos, etc. I also did some more chores and pet my cats. I also ate a bit. A bit after 3PM, Anita came to my place and we booked the flight for Dublin for the end of November/beginning of December. It took us some time but we didn't have big problems. Then we went by car to the Qualipet and then to the Coop and I bought stuff for myself and also stuff for the Thai curry. I also bought some drinks. Then we left and went to Anita's place, I helped to carry what she bought and then I had a coffee waiting for her to do some things. Then we went to my place and it also took time to transport everything upstairs. Then I did some chores and we started to cut the vegetables. Toxo came and then he helped a bit and we had a beer. Then I cooked alone the curry while Anita and Toxo were in the living room. Then we ate and it was hot but good. We took some time. Then we sat down in the couch but later I also started to tidy up and wash. Toxo went home to take his shisha and then we smoked outside, it was cold. Anita stayed in the living room but then she left, we came inside to say bye. We continued to smoke and had a few beers and then we came inside because the shisha was finished and we were cold. We stayed a bit in the living room to finish the beers and talk more and then he left. I tidied a bit the apartment, had a shower and went to bed rather late.

Sunday, I woke up at 9:30 (but it was actually 10:30 because of the winter time change), used my phone in the bed, did some chores and then had a breakfast at the computer. The rest of the time, I mostly photoshopped the photos of South Africa but did other stuff at the computer. I also pet my cats, did some more chores and ate a bit more, and that during most of the afternoon. Then I ate more stuff the evening and went to watch news at 7:30PM and during this time I ate the rest of the dinner of Friday. After that, I went back to the computer to Photoshop more photos from South Africa and did other things at the computer. Quite late, I had a shower and went back to the computer for a short time and had a beer. I went to bed at around midnight.

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Holidays in South Africa [Oct. 24th, 2018|10:08 pm]
Tambako the Jaguar

Friday, I left the office a bit earlier and then went to the Coop of Wallisellen to buy Ovomaltine biscuits for Karin. At home, I ate a bit and then started the chores. I had quite a lot to do, but was done at 4PM. I used my computer some time but had stuff to do in between. Later, I ordered a cordon bleu and when it came, I ate it in front of the TV, with a beer. Then used my computer again for the rest of the evening and had a couple more beers. I had a shower and went to bed a bit late...

Saturday, I woke up at 10:30. I did some chores, had a breakfast and then used my computer but also did some chores in between, because I had a rather long list of stuff to do until Sunday evening. It was like that for most of the afternoon and I also ate a bit and played with my cats. Later, I took the bus and train and went to the round table in Oerlikon. I arrived a bit before 7PM. I said hello and talked to Dan and said hello to more furries. Then ordered my dinner and a beer. My food arrived quite soon, so I ate but also talked a lot and had more beers. I looked at Dan playing the geek with his laptop. Later, I went outside with Toxo and a few others and we talked. I left with him not too late and took the train to Schwerzenbach but had to wait for the bus. So we walked to the Dorf station and waited for the bus there, so the wait was shorter. I went back home and did a few things and then Toxo came with his shisha and some beer and we smoked and had a beer and of course talked until 1AM. Then we tidied up and he left. I took a shower and went to bed rather late.

Sunday, I slept until 10:30AM (but was woken up almost one hour at around 8), then did some chores, had a breakfast at the computer and did more chores, and during the day, I mostly alternatively did some chores and then sat at the computer, or cuddled with my cats, etc. So it wasn't stressful and I could do everything what's on my list. Then I had a shower and did more stuff, and at around 6:30, I took my luggage downstairs and Anita was waiting for me. I put everything into the car and we went to her place. I did a couple of things and helped her and later we walked to the street and waited to the taxi. Our taxi was quite big and the driver was friendly. We arrived at the check in hall and saw Simba. Anita needed to go to a pharmacy so we followed her. Then we met Reto and then waited for Myriam. She came a bit after 8PM and then we checked in our luggage and then walked through the security check. I waited until the other ones were done and I bought a bottle of whiskey. Then we walked a bit and stopped at a Burger King for having a dinner. We stayed there around 30 minutes or a bit more and then walked through the pass check and we arrived quite soon at our gate. I had a beer with Simba and went then to the smoker's lounge to have a cigarillo, but we didn't have time to finish to smoke it, we had to board. We waited a bit and could walk into the plane and installed into the seats and maybe 15 minutes later we already took off. Around 15 more minutes later, I started to write this text on my laptop. Then we got our meal server, then I just chilled and then I listened to music and tried to sleep, but I didn't sleep well and a lot. Then the lights went on and a bit later we had a breakfast. Later, the plane started to get down and we landed a bit after 9AM. We went outside an walked to the pass check, we needed about 20 minutes. We walked and took our luggage and arrived at the main hall were we met Unci and Kijani. We talked and waited for Sebi who came around 30 minutes later. We then left with the driver of the park and put all the luggage into the bus and then went first to a supermarket (the same as always) and bought drinks and snacks. We then drove to the park and met Ronel. We went with her at the Alpha Conference Centre where we will sleep and installed into the rooms. I took a shower too and at 2PM, we waited for Ronel. We went with her around the park to see how it is and got registered and became our volunteer t-shirts, then we had an early dinner and then went to say hello with the lion cubs and then cheetahs. Then we were free. We went to the kiosk and then to our rooms. I went later to the swimming pool, but the water was quite cold. I went to my room to take a shower and came back outside. I had a whiskey and a cigarillo with Simba. Then I came back into the room, got ready and went to bed very early.

Tuesday morning, I woke up quite early and I made a coffee and then got ready and went outside at 7:40 to meet the others. We walked to the park and went to the animal interaction part and helped to clean. I removed the poop of the lion cubs and cheetahs and then looked the other finish to work. Then, we went to have a breakfast at 9AM. After that, I bought a cap and we waited and went with a vehicle to the big enclosures and stopped to cut the meat for the animals, with a knife an an axe. I also helped, it was quite cool but also dirty, fortunately we had gloves. Then we went with the vehicles to bring the meat to the lions, hyenas, wild dogs and leopards. I tried a few times to throw some pieces of meat over the enclosure, it wasn't easy but I succeeded. We also could take photos with open gate at the wild dogs and lions! Then we came back to the entrance of the park and had a lunch. After the lunch, we went to visit some enclosures and then had a coffee, went to the giraffes and waited around until we could get into the enclosure of the lion cubs and stayed there for a long time and took many photos and could pet them and play with them. A bit before 5PM, we had a dinner and then went back to our rooms at around 6PM. I stayed some time in the room and then went to a lounge of the center to use my laptop, talk to the other ones, drink whisky and have a cigarillo with Simba. Then went again inside to talk, use my laptop and phone. I had a shower and then went to bed not too late.

Wednesday, I woke up at 7AM and later I had a coffee with KingSimba in my room, then finished to get ready and went to the park to help to clean the enclosures but finally we didn't really help and just cuddled with the cubs and took photos. Later, we went to have breakfast and then walked around the park, went to some animal enclosures and to some other parts of the park. At around 11AM, we went to the tour starting point to wait and waited quite long. Then we went with bus to the monkey and elephant sanctuary, the drive dured about 30 minutes. We arrived and filled a form, waited and then started the monkey tour. We were in a big enclosure with capuchin monkey, squirrel monkeys and a few others, on wooden paths, bridges, it was really nice. A guide explained us quite many things, it was interesting and I took many photos. After one hour, we came back, and directly went to another part of the place to meet elephants. There were more people, but we could 2 by two pet them and feel their skin, ears etc. I was with a 19 years old bull, and besides a 20 years old cow. Later, we could walk with them, hold them by the trunk, it was quite cool but very short. We could also feed them. Then we left but we had to wait for the driver, so we had a drink and used the wlan there. Then the driver collected us and we came back by an other way, through a dam and saw expensive houses at the shore of the lake. We came back at the park and went to the restaurant to have dinner because it was 5PM. Afterwards, we went back to our rooms for a certain time and then I went to the parking of the Lion Park to meet Karin. I gave her Rivella and Ovomaltine cakes and then went to the rooms and then to the lounge to drink white wine and talk. Then a guy threw us out, so we went to sit next to the swimming pool and had a cigarillo and whiskey and talked a lot. At 9:30 PM, I went with Kingsimba to bring Karin to her car and said bye. I went back to the room did a few chores, had a shower and went to sleep.

Thursday morning we woke up at the normal time, later Simba came in to have a coffee and then I got ready and went to the park, where the cubs are, but I went with Sebi to Sabu the cheetah to pet him some time, it was nice. Then, we went to have a breakfast. Later, we went to the kiosk and then waited quite long at the place where tours started. We finally could go inside a vehicle which brought us to the enclosure of the big predators. We first removed bones and crap out of the wild dog enclosure, with them inside, but we were safe, because we stayed in a group. Then we did the same with two lion enclosures. It was time to go back to the park. We walked around and then went to have a lunch. After that, we went to the rooms for a small time and I took my big lens with the D5. We went back and could go again with Sebi to pet Sabu the cheetah. Then we went to the kiosk and waited a long time because we hoped to have a game drive but then we saw Ronel and said it's not possible. We went instead to the lion cubs and also to Sabu, this time with Kitwana and Kijani and we went back to the lion cubs and could take many good photos of them. We then went to have dinner and then went back to our rooms for a certain time and then went to the lounge to talk, use our phones and laptops and then I had a cigarillo with Simba outside. We came back to the lounge and had a whiskey and used my laptop. Then I went back to the room and had a shower and went to bed at 10PM.

Friday, I got up at 7AM but stayed longer in the bed, then got ready and had a coffee and went to the park. We went a bit to the cubs and then went to the animal food station to cut fruits and vegetables for the small animals like porcupines, meerkats and mongooses. I also helped to clean the floor. Just after, we sat on a pickup and went to the enclosures of big animals and waited and took photos of young lions and then fed them. It didn't take too much time and then we came back and headed to the restaurant because we needed to have a breakfast. Just before arriving, we saw Umuntu with a friend from Johannesburg and one from Serbia. We said hello and talked and then went to the restaurant, we all ordered something for breakfast but sadly something went wrong and we had to wait for almost one hour. When we finally finished to eat, I went with Umuntu and his friends to get a ticket to pet the cheetah, but we had to go to the ticket office first and also Umuntu's friend had to buy a self drive ticket in order to take a cheetah interaction ticket. Two of them went with the cheetah and I took some photos. Then, we went to the small animals and then brought them to the exit through the shops and said bye. My friends were on a safari tour, so I had an ice cream and a drink and then waited for them to come. When then came, I went to my room to get my camera and a few other things and then went back to the park and waited for the game drive to start. I was only with two men and the driver, it was nice. We saw the lion camps and then wild dogs, cheetahs, then went out to see the different hyenas and I then to the leopards. On the way back, we went back to the hyenas, because two tiny babies were out and I took many photos. Then we came back slowly but saw more animals on the way. When I came back, the other ones were already having dinner but Anita ordered my pasta, so I ate and later we went back to our rooms. As usual, we met us later at the lounge and I used my computer and copied the photos to it. I had a cigarillo and whiskey with Simba, but when we came back to the lodge, we had to go. I had a shower and used my laptop again and then went to bed not too late, but didn't sleep too well because of first the people around us celebrating and then a big thunderstorm at around 3AM.

Saturday was as usual: I had a coffee in my room with Simba and got ready, then walked to the park. I helped a bit to clean the enclosure and then we went to have a breakfast. Then, I helped together with Reto to assist the employees of the park at the lion cubs. We could also pet them. Kijani went then with us. Then it was time to have lunch. Afterwards, I went to assist at the cheetah enclosure but there weren't a lot of people, so I went back to the lions and helped a bit more, but then a thunderstorm came and and I first went under a roof at the park, then ran away to the Alpha Training Center but then it started to hail, so I found shelter under a strange roof at the beginning of the center. It was very crazy, because the hail was big and very intense, also lots of rain. When it calmed down a little bit, I went 10 minutes in the restaurant and then again to the room where Anita was. I was okay but very wet. I removed my clothes an later I put new ones and when it didn't rain much anymore, we went to the restaurant where we met the other ones at a chimney fire. I first had a cappuccino and then 12 samosas. Then, we left and I went to the room and used my laptop for a while. Later, I went outside our building and had a cigarillo and whiskey with Simba, we talked. I went back to the room, had a shower, used my phone and went to bed at around 10PM.

Sunday, I woke up at 7 but stayed in the bed quite long then Simba came into the room and we had a coffee, then we got ready and arrived at the park at around 9AM and had a breakfast and we needed some time until we were served. We then talked to Ronel and she said that there is nothing to help in the park, so we went back to the Alpha and I stayed some time in the room, then we went to a tent with table and chairs and used my laptop and my phone for a couple of hours. Later, we went back to the park and helped a bit with the cubs and also pet them and walked around the park. Then, we had dinner rather early and at this point, Ronel came and gave us the forms to fill before visiting the park of Kevin Richardson. After that, I went back to the cubs to pet them and play with them, we also talked, etc. We were asked to feed them with meat, so we did it and also brought the meat to the cheetahs. It was getting late, so we went to the hotel and I did a few things in the room, then went to the tent to use my laptop and phone, also talked, especially with Unci. I had a cigarillo with Simba and then I took my stuff and went back to my room. I did a few chores, then had a shower, went to bed and used my phone a little while.

Monday, I woke up at the normal time, got ready and Simba came to have a coffee. Then finished to get ready and we went to the park. We cleaned the enclosure of the cubs, removed the bones, etc, then went to the bigger cubs and could get inside the enclosure because they were active but friendly. We pet them and took many photos, it was nice. When we got out, we had to help to rake the leaves and put them into trash bags. Then we had a breakfast but some omelettes didn't come in time, so I got them in take away boxes. We went to the waiting point and ate the omelettes, waited more an then went in a vehicle to the lion walk, we were with two of them, 12 month old, named Noah and Leila, both white. They sat on a stone and we could pose with them, then we did the same on a branch and I took many photos. They also drank and did more "tricks", it was nice to take photos. It was then finished. We went back to the entrance of the park. Since we could soon go on a predator drive, I walked fast to the room with Simba and Sebi to take our big lens and walked back to the park. We waited and then went on a vehicle. We saw the lion camps including the feeding, then we saw the wild dogs and the cheetahs. We came back to the park and went to eat, but since I wasn't hungry, I only had a drink but ate some salad from Anita. Then, I went back to the room to change lenses and went back to the park. I went inside with the cubs and pet them a lot, especially a white male who was nice and cuddly. I also took many photos of them. Later, Unci came and I stayed a long time there. Then Reto and Sebi and Kijani, later Anita, Myriam and Simba. We stayed quite long there and then went to the grill restaurant of the park "Buck 'n Bull" with the other volunteers from the USA and other people and I ordered a starter and then a piece of meat, and of course lots of beer. It was quite nice. We stayed here a while and talked quite much and then came back to the room. Later, I had a cigarillo with Simba, had a shower, used my laptop and then went to bed not too late.

Tuesday was quite the same as every day, we cleaned the cub enclosures and helped around, then had a breakfast and then hanged around. Most of the volunteers went to a three hour game drive but I stayed at the park and went with the cubs. I chilled with them, pet them, played with them and took photos of them, especially macros. I also went around the park and to the cheetahs. Then, some volunteers went to the cubs too but then we went to the bigger ones and took some photos of them but didn't get inside because they were a bit too excited. We played with them through the fence. It was already time for getting to the Braai next to the children's playground. First I had a beer, talked to the people there and then played a domino game (Mexican Train) that one of the volunteer from the USA brought. We had fun! Then I talked to Jabulani quite a long time and then it was time to eat, so I had some meat, vegetable and salad. I also had my second beer. Then I was full! During the evening, I also pet Benji, the dog of Ronel. Later, we played to the Mexican Train and then left because it was late. I had a shower and went to bed.

Wednesday, we had the same program as usual, cleaned the cubs enclosures but we got annoyed by the attitude of Sebi. Anyway, then we went at 9 to a cheetah walk: we drove to the bush and later Sithle came inside a car. We could pose with him at two different places, pet him, take photos, etc. We also took photos of him alone. Then he left in the car and we too. At the park, I went with Anita to have a look at the cubs and Sabu the cheetah and then Myriam came. A bit later we went inside the enclosure with the bigger cubs and we could pet them a bit, especially Nigel, I like him. I went to the kiosk and then waited until we could go into a car which brought us to the bush. We fed giraffes, zebras, gnus, nyalas etc. We also went to the crocodile river and stayed there for a long time, it was nice. The last station of this rather big tour was to clean the water holes of the hyenas. We went inside with them and they looked at us from a certain distance. The hole was very dirty because they use to poop and pee a lot in it, so it stank but I still helped. I also took photos of the hyenas from inside. We were then finished and came back at 4PM. We went to the kiosk and then to the room. I got clothes and other things ready, then had a shower and did more things and then we left and went to the parking of the Lion Park where a Uber driver waited for us in a white van. He drove us to Montecasino, it brought around 30 minutes. There, we split us: Reto and Kijani went to play bowling and with the rest we went to a sweets shop and then to another souvenir/clothes shop, Karin went inside. Then we went a short time to another shop and met Reto and Kijani, then went all together to Donatella's, the "traditional" restaurant for Lion Park volunteers. I had a soup and a lasagna, as well as three Black Label. It was nice but then I was full. Before we left the restaurant, I went outside with KingSimba and Karin to smoke and when we came back, I finished my beer and we payed. We went with Simba, Reto and Kijani to the casino but they had to register in order to pay. Then we watched how Kijani played black jack (he works in a casino in Seattle) and won pretty much. Then, they played slots and Anita, Karin and Myriam came to us and later we left but Simba, Reto and Kijani had to get their cash out and had to wait in queue. We waited to be complete outside where the van was waiting. We said bye to Karin and went back to the Alpha. When we arrived, I did a few things but went to bed pretty late.

Thursday, we woke up at the same time, as usual Simba came to drink a coffee in our room and then I finished to get ready and went to the Park but since I was a bit late, I arrived later. We went to the cubs and collected bones, then I stayed with the cubs and then we left. I went to the kiosk, then back to the room with Myriam to take a few things like my photo bag and change T-shirt and went back to the park and waited for our driver. He came pretty soon and we left at around 9:30. The way was pretty long, we drove through Pretoria and its suburbs and then again on a highway, then we had to drive trough a private reserve with a bad road, and then we stood in front of a gate with no mention of Kevin Richardson. We waited and waited and then went further, but it was the wrong way, the only possibility was to go through this gate. We came back and then someone opened but we were late. We drove again many minutes to the gate of Kevin Richardson's sanctuary and we waited, then had to wait inside and then finally some Indian guy working for Kevin came with a safari car and also a French couple. We drove to the enclosures and then could go off the vehicle. The Indian guy talked about the animals and other details and I also took many photos mostly at 400mm. I got a few nice pics. We did that from lion enclosure to lion enclosure and to finish, we stopped at an enclosure with male hyenas. Then he brought us back to the starting point, we talked, payed and went back to the van to the Lion Park, it brought us almost two hours, because the driver didn't really went to the best roads. When we arrived at the park, I went with Myriam to help her to exchange dollars to rand and then went to eat, it took us a good hour. I took a beer for the evening. Then went back to the park and a bit later, we spent one hour or more in the tent, I copied my photos and talked, had a cigarillo with Simba. Then went back to the room, had a shower an went to bed.

Friday, we woke up at 5AM, got ready and went to the departure place of the park and didn't need to wait too long. We went into a vehicle with Ronel and she drove to the park at Sunset and stopped when we saw animals, it was nice but still fresh. I could take a few pictures. Then, we stopped around 20 minutes at the river and took photos. Then we went back, drove a while and then we stopped at the leopards, I could take nice photos, the light was good. Later we stopped at the hyenas, I also took good photos, especially of one baby. Then we went slowly through the park and I took more photos and then came back. We had a breakfast and then we waited to get on the Alex Tour. We had the same vehicle as the morning. We first went to the fridge to fetch meat and then we went to a lions enclosure where Alex interacted with them and talked about many things, and always gave some chunks of meat. We went to another lions' enclosure and Alex placed meat on the tree so that they could climb, it was interesting to see. Later, we went to the wild dogs enclosure and when the vehicle entered, all the dogs ran next to the car and it was awesome. I took photos, but they weren't that good. We then went at the river and took photos of the top seat of the vehicle for the fun with my cameras. We walked to the shore and Alex talked about more stuff and we took a few photos and then went back to the park, but through many ways and stopped a few times to take photos. When we came back to the park, we went to the room and changed my lenses and did more stuff and then went back to the park. First to the small cubs and then to the bigger ones and I took a few photos. Then we went to eat and then back to the room. I did a few chores and used my laptop and then Karin came. We went to the tent and I used a bit my computer, but mostly talked to Karin and the others and also had a bottle of white wine. I went outside to smoke with Simba and Karin. Then she left, we also left. I had a shower and used my computer a bit and then went to bed.

Saturday, I woke up at 7AM and went to clean the cub's enclosure at 8AM. We went a bit to the big cubs and had a breakfast at 9AM. Later, I first went to the small cubs but then we went to the big cubs and could go inside the enclosure because they were lazy and it was really nice to be with them, especially Nigel the 8 month old cub. I stayed quite long until the weather was starting to be less nice. I went to the kiosk to buy an ice cream and walked to the hotel. There, I bathed for about 20 minutes with Reto and Kijani but went back to the room when it started to rain and some lightnings were striking around. In the room, I used my laptop and talked to Anita until the weather was quite good again: we went outside, next to the pool and used my laptop again. About 30 minutes later, I went back to the room and then back to the park. I went to the big cubs but they were too excited to get inside, so I went to the small cubs but they were too sleepy and didn't want to be disturbed. I went for a short time to the big cubs. I went a couple of minutes inside but since they wanted to play rough, I left again. Outside the enclosure, I took photos of the three white ones next to each other on the platform. Then we had dinner before 5PM and before I finished my second drink, I went to the room to take a jacket because there was still a cold wind. I finished my drink and went to the tours starting point and soon get into a safari vehicle, which started at about 6PM, Nadien was our driver. We went to the hyenas and it took us some time but stopped on the way to take pictures of wildebeests, zebras and impalas, accompanied by information about them. At the hyenas' enclosure, we stapped out and an employee of the park threw a horse leg into the enclosure and the hyenas ate it very quickly, in quite a crazy violence. It was very impressive to see but couldn't really take pictures even though the scene was lighted with spotlights mounting on the safari truck. We then left and went to a lions' enclosure, every lion there got a piece of meat. The feeding there was quite peaceful, because the animals were already full from previous feedings. We left the place and arrived at the park a few minutes later. I first went with Unci to Cindy and then to one of the male cheetahs and others arrived too. We didn't stay not too long, because the next thunderstorm came quite quickly and we didn't know if the cheetah (I think Sabu) would be afraid of them. I went with Unci to the restaurant to buy beer and came back to our rooms. Some of us went to Simba's room to drink the beer. Simba also bought 4 Red Label. We drank them, ate some snacks and talked. Then had a cigarillo outside with Simba while I drank my 3rd Black label and then went back to my room to start to pack. I had a shower, used my phone and slept.

Sunday, I woke again at 7AM, used my phone, got ready and started to pack. When I was finished, I waited and then went to the park. I went with Unci and Reto to Sithle and we could pet him and take photos of him, but he wasn't really in a good mood. Then, I went to Sabu. He was in a better mood but still not that good. We also went to the big cubs but didn't go inside because they were too playful. It was time to have a breakfast. After the breakfast, we went back to the Alpha to put our luggage to the reception, came back to the park where we meet Ronel and talked a lot with her and made a good group photo. We stayed quite a long time together. Then, we went again to the big cubs and could go inside because they were calm due to the heat. It was a nice way to say bye to them. If I ever see them again, they will be big and we cannot pet them anymore. Then it was slowly time to leave. I bought some souvenirs for my parents and for Enzo, then we went to say bye to Ronel, it was a bit a moving moment because we like her, she took well care of us. We walked to the Alpha Conference center and took our luggage from the reception and loaded it into the park's van. We left the park and the drive to the airport lasted for about on hour. I used my phone, talked, watched the side of the road and took a few pictures. We arrived at the airport and went to check in quite soon but then didn't see Unci and Sebi. Just after giving the luggage away, we went to the security check and walked around the terminal A to find a restaurant. We found one and I first used my laptop waiting for the meal, because the WiFi was rather good. I ate some pasta with salmon. Then we payed and said bye to Kijani, then walked again around the airport. I went with Simba to the smoker's lounge to smoke a cigarillo. We had to consume a drink but no alcohol was served, so I took a mineral water. We stayed quite long because Simba wanted to smoke a second one. Then, I wanted to have a beer, so I found one at a duty free shop and I drank it before we approached the gate. We went to check the passports and found Reto again (he went with Kijani). We sat down and waited for the boarding, which was on time. In the plane, I waited a bit and then took photos of the lights underneath and then used my laptop a bit to write this text. They served snack and had a beer. I also played a bit with the entertainment system. Then, they served the dinner and had another beer. After this, I used my laptop and played more, then listened to the music and tried to sleep.

After a few hours of sleep, I was still quite tired. We had a breakfast and then just waited until the plane safely landed in Zürich. We got out slowly, had a pass control just outside and then walked to the skymetro and got one soon. Then pass control, we waited for our luggage and then went out and said bye to Myriam and Simba. I had to take my apartment key from the case and then I said hello to Reto's father and said bye to both. I took a taxi with Anita and I arrived at home at around 7:40. I had lots to do like empty my case, tidy up and more, it took me some time. I also pet my cats of course. Later, I had a small coffee break and also used my phone and then I went to the Migros to buy food and other things. When I came back, I started to wash. The rest of the afternoon, I washed more and used my computer, I copied the photos to the computer and watched them, replied to messages and more. I also did small things in the apartment. Later, I went to the coop to buy a bottle of white wine and waited for Anita. She came and I went to her place. I first collected the ripe peppers and cut some of them. Later, we ate a good raclette. It was really good and I was full! Then I sat on the couch, used my phone and had a beer but started to be very busy, so Anita brought me home and at home, I didn't do much and went to bed a bit after 11PM.

Tuesday, last day of holidays, I woke up a bit before 10, did some chores, used my phone, pet my cats and then had a breakfast at the Computer. Most of the morning, I photoshopped and exported the photos of the other participants to the South Africa trip but did more at the computer. I also did a few things in the apartment. Then, I went to the post to get my Swarovski calendar, did more chores, went to the cellar and took the wash to iron. Then I used my computer for most of the afternoon, and two teas and a bit to eat, pet my cats and did more stuff in the apartment. Later, I cooked a risotto, ate at the computer and then ironed for most of the evening, I needed around two hours of work because I had lots to iron. Of course I watched TV during this time. After that, I tidied up and then used my computer and had a beer. I started to be tired, so I had a shower and went to bed not too late.

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Autumn weekend [Oct. 1st, 2018|09:24 am]
Tambako the Jaguar

Friday after work, I went to the acupuncture. At home, I ate the rest of rice from Wednesday and then did the chores until at least 5PM and then had to do stuff on the computer. Then, Anita came and we went to the Jucker Farm. We first looked around, then I bought a few things to eat and also the pumpkins for the soup. Then we had dinner there, meat from the grill and vegetable and other things. I also then had a dessert. Then we left and Anita let me home. I used my computer a few hours and had a couple of beers, then had a shower and went to bed not too late.

Saturday, I could sleep rather late. Then I did some chores, had a breakfast, did more chores and then used my computer for a couple of hours, but I also did some more stuff in between. At the end of the afternoon, Anita came and we went first to the Volkiland first to the Qualipet but only Anita bought something, then to buy some stuff at the coop. After that we went back to my home to put what I bought upstairs and then we went to Anita's place. I first helped to transport what we bought, then other stuff to the cellar, then took care of the plants and did more stuff and also relaxed a bit. But I started to peel the pumpkins, I cut them and the same with carrots and potatoes. Later, we cooked the soup but we had time to relax and we had a Pastis together. We pureed the soup and cooked the sausages in it and then it was time to eat. It was yummy but at the end I was full. We relaxed on the couch, I had one more beer and then Anita brought me back home. I had some chores to do at home and then I had a shower and went to bed not too late.

Sunday, I woke up a bit after 7, had a coffee and got ready and then took the bus and 2 trains to Basel. I walked to the zoo and then spent the day there. I walked around and took quite many photos, like of the young cheetahs who are now quite big and also the lions, snow leopards and more. I had an ice cream in the afternoon and I also went a couple of times to the monkeys, kangaroos, elephants and more animals. I left a bit later than 4PM and my train left at 4:40PM. I was home at around 6:30PM. I did chores, ate my dinner at the computer and also copied my photos and watched them. I used the computer for most of the evening, had a shower in between and went to bed not too late (but also not so early).

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