Ashton Great House and Hotel
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... to see the show tonight but skipped it because we were pretty tired. Tonight was formal night. We dressed up because I really wanted to try the fisherman’s plate I kept hearing about that is always offered on the second formal night. It was good. We each got one and then split the prime rib. I’m glad we split the second entrée because it was also good and the fisherman’s plate wasn’t that ...
... before the meeting. Although a lot is said in the meetings, from the 5 that I have now attended there seems to be very little done as the same points are continually raised with various agreements to agree a course of action at another meeting with very few commitments made or met.
My main tasks this month have been:Pricing works for re-commissioning of rain water catchment tanks -
This included visiting 3No disused rain water catchment ...
... within central Black River. The job scope I'm given is that it is to be a branch library and of single story construction.
The library is to serve the community and to fit in with the more historical buildings within Black River, It is to be flexible as to a future change of use but everything else is up to me and for me to research. The project isn't particularly suited to any of my past Engineering experiences or studying but it's interesting and it will be good to ...
... my housemate Nick and two new volunteers called Steve and Janick. We met up with a Danish guy called Simon who was travelling around Jamaica and I'd met the night before at Ricky's. We went for a swim at around 12.00 and sadly that was about all we saw of the sun for the whole weekend. Was still nice weather, just could have done with a few less clouds. Later on we went on a speedboat trip to the Pelican Bar about 25 mins up ...
... for today accounted for
four pages of my journal but I wont bore you with my travelling
details as it was a standard tedious day of waiting followed by the
terrifying white knuckled ride that is flying. My arrival in Jamaica
got off to the perfect start with the immigration office refusing me
the 4 ½ months required and instead only granting me 90 days, this
also gave me my first experience ...