November 26

Work Placement Day 11

Wednesday 18th November 2020

8:00 9:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 1:00 2:00 3:30 5:00
Returns IT Lesson T-Shirt Pegs / Journal LUNCH

Today was quite extraordinary! It started with a 6.5 kilometre run at 7 o’clock in the morning. I worked in Returns for an hour, getting to know one of the staff members I had only just met for the first time. Then I observed another IT Lesson with Ricky, and attached pegs to some T-shirts, a side project.

When I went down to the main street for lunch, Subway was no longer accepting dine-in customers. This was the first sign that Covid-19 was happening again. No matter … I took my lunch back to the park near to the cave garden and had a picnic of sorts.

I was feeling relaxed. Two and a half days to go, getting to know some great new people, and excited to tick off the next part of my studies. But when I got back to the office, all that changed very quickly. The Premier announced a statewide lockdown, starting at midnight! I had eleven hours to say goodbye, pack up my cabin, and drive back to Adelaide.

I made it with 3 hours to spare. Nothing is ever easy …


Posted November 26, 2020 by murphda75 in category ETL507 Professional Experience and Portfolio

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