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The bullet...

On my way to bed. I had a mad crazy day with sports and cultural photos all morning, so the intercom went all through all lessons, and students would just stand up and go as necessary. Or teachers! I also had a meeting at morning tea and detention to take at lunchtime. Then Finn texted me to say he'd forgotten his lunch! Argh!
Tonight we have a billet, or as Finn called it, a bullet! The billet is a 14 year old boy from Blenheim, and it turns out his parents run a really good winery. He brought me a bottle! He's here because his team is playing Asher's school team tomorrow, and all players have to take a billet for the night. My friend's son is really quiet and she was worried he wouldn't talk to his billet, so she took all four boys home after school, and then we all had dinner together. After that, we took all the boys, four soccer boys and Finn and Liam, and they had a mad scrag in her parents' indoor pool. That was a treat. It's amazing, you take six boys, put them in a pool with a ball, and within twenty seconds they have a game going.

And now I'm out of here. G'night. xx

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greenpizzazz6
Jul. 30th, 2008 12:47 am (UTC)
That's an interesting way to do that, have families take in people for the night. I like that, helps the boys to make other friends and learn to get along with people. I bet it's fun too!
natesmountain
Jul. 30th, 2008 05:03 am (UTC)
-That's an interesting way to do that, have families take in people for the night.
It's very normal here. Most travelling teams get billeted out unless they can afford accommodation, especially high school teams. This boy just became a member of our family for 24 hours! And it turned out to be fun, the boys I met were really nice. Unfortunately they also won their game! And it rained the whole day which was a shame. But it's a good learning experience for everyone!

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