Wednesday 22nd March 2017

After applying for many jobs online and getting zero response (bar one which was a rejection) my son is now eager to start working anywhere. So, on Monday he will start casual labouring on building job sites at my work. I think he is over being on the computer so much.  He doesn’t want to watch yet another movie nor go to bed in the early morn’ and get up late.  Basically, he has finally realised that life is much more than being a mole rat. So he starts Monday and will work on the days he is not at Uni.  The pay is good and he will probably end up with more savings that me in a very short time.

He has to be on site by 7.00 am and I made it clear that there was zero chance of me driving him to a work site.  Especially since I never get out of bed before 7.00 am anyway (unless going to the airport to fly off on a holiday).  So he pitched the idea to K that he would get his driving hours up driving with K to the job site.  Here, in Australia, a learner driver has to do 120 hours of supervised driving before they can get their license. My son, after two years of holding his learners license, has clocked up a grand total of 24 hours.

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