Week 370

The week of Oct 8, 2018 – Oct 14, 2018

A decent amount of exercise this week (5 of 7 days) …

Monday: Gym session. Admin. Installed Android Studio to revisit an old project of mine to put on my new phone. Found a backup of the .apk and installed that instead. Uninstalled Android Studio. Reading.

Tuesday: Walked around Harfield Village. Reading.

Wednesday: Gym session with Johnny. Visited mom. Between the hospital and the medical aid there is a big question mark around part payment.

Thursday: Takeaway pizza from Bardellis. Reading and YouTube watching.

Friday: Watched another episode of the Civil War Netflix documentary. Reading

Saturday: Finished reading King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hothschild. Walked the Rondebosch Common parkrun. Recycling dropoff, library visit. Met Patrick who is in town. Dinner with Helga at Lily’s Restaurant.
King Leopold's GhostKing Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Horrifying, yet compelling reading.

Sunday: Took mom to the Paarden Eiland flea market. Brunch at Mugg n Bean, The Paddocks. Walked around Tokai Park. Watched another episode of the Civil War Netflix documentary.

My work week was divided as follows: 30% bug fixing, 30% install building, 20% new work, 20% planning.

Podcasts listened to this week: NYT Book Review; Making It; CppCast; Inside Line F1; Software Engineering Radio;Wook Talk; NPR What It Takes; BBC Books & Authors;

About Alasdair

Capetonian, software developer, land surveyor.
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