Rumble in the Jungle

Well the final assignment in my online course is submitted and now we just wait to see/hear how the outcome works?  I have enjoyed the aspects of learning about different cultures and health topics and enjoyed meeting most of the people I have but a few have been very trying.

Someone who left the team used part of the assignment submission to provide a ‘peer evaluation’ of me saying I had been a poor team leader who had forced her out (funnily enough she told me that about her previous team) and stopped her from doing an assignment in her specialist topic – ever heard of competition?  I added the facts in the discussion box below.  That person has missed submitting with teams previously, left our last team because she couldn’t do things her way, joined another team which became rapidly depleted in numbers, left and formed a team of one, left that and audited the course then returned and formed another team of one.  Some people never learn that they are the one with issues instead of the whole world having issue with them?

Then we have ended up submitting two variations of the assignment because a team member decided they wanted to change something so instead of asking to have it unlocked and discussing the change they just copied it into a new version and added some extremely minor changes and submitted it.  I spent all day yesterday wrestling wit making a video of some slides to add to the original (the computer crashed twice and I had to start over) and if those are now wasted I will be disappointed.

I made some tutorials on manipulating images to sue a scenery for the interior design planner I use and then by this afternoon I was ready to get out for a walk.

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After we came back I got some more work done on the puter and ten this evening I ventured out into the jungle a the end of the garden.  It has got very overgrown – largely because a neighbour had taken to coming into the garden whenever they felt like it even though I had asked them politely to let me know so I knew the dogs would be okay.  Neighbour has changed and asked if he can have access so I am clearing the vines and the man eating plants!

Pup was very good and waited in the dog yard very obediently so then I invited him to come into the garden with me once I was happy that the gateway at the end was secured.  I lifted him over the ;gate; of the yard the first time but after that he was back and forth like a kangaroo.  He had a great time exploring.  When we came back in Dog was fast asleep and hadn’t even missed us but when he woke up I took him out to see too – so that was both of hem doing their wallaby impressions.  Pup has been back over once after I came indoors and he was recalled – so we will work on that the next few days!  At least he didn’t eat the garden which was what I was worried would happen.  So now I don’t need to cross my threshold to be able to go have one of my adventures …


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About nonehpets

I have an interest in how interior design and adapting a home to support living independently for longer can be complementary. The blog Life Long Design is part of an holistic plan for establishing a social enterprise which will offer the people of Tayside opportunities to explore Telecare and the wider scope of assistive technologies. Enabling individuals to make more informed and responsible choices in the care and support they need in their independent living. I am also keen to see public transport more widely adopted and sustainable rural bus services in particular supported. The Blog Travels with a Megarider shares my journey to find serenity in my life as I make that transition form employment to social entrepreneur. One of my methods in increasing serenity is to travel as many miles as I can on a fixed price bus ticket and explore my own local places of interest. Places that I used to go past and had never stopped to look at; places of peace and tranquility; places where I have had some wonderful conversations with complete strangers. I would like to share with you a response to when I described that one paragraph in an e-mail made it sound simple: "Believe me, Cathy, it does not sound simple. You are taking on an incredible challenge for all the right reasons. It is ambitious and admirable - the sort of project that can change lives, including yours." He is right it is ambitious but when did we every achieve anything by settling for the status quo and ignoring what doesn't work for people? So I would welcome your company from time to time on this journey either simply as a reader or if you are brave enough adding your own thoughts to the comments as you feel moved.

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