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Ques­tion: Tell us about your job.

An­swer: I was house­keep­ing man­ager at MyPond Ho­tel, now my time as a Grand Tour stu­dent is al­most through.

Q: What made you get into that line of work?

A: I like to work with peo­ple; that’s why I stud­ied hos­pi­tal­ity man­age­ment at Sten­den. Work­ing at MyPond was the prac­ti­cal part of my stud­ies.

Q: De­scribe the most mem­o­rable ex­pe­ri­ence that you have had in your line of work.

A: In the first week of work­ing for MyPond, we had to or­gan­ise the grad­u­a­tion party for grad­u­ates and their fam­i­lies.

Q: What do you do to un­wind when you are not work­ing?

A: I watch Net­flix, or go to the beach. I am also a ball­room/Latin-dance dancer

Q: What is your motto in life?

A: Live ev­ery day as it may be your last.

Q: What makes you happy?

A: En­joy­ing a nice din­ner with the peo­ple I love.

Q: What makes you an­gry?

A: Peo­ple who are neg­a­tive in life.

Q: What do you think about the youth of South Africa? Do you have any ad­vice for them?

A: I feel most need to try to find well-paid jobs so they can sur­vive by them­selves.

Q: What do you like most about Port Al­fred?

A: That it is lo­cated at the beach front.

Q: If you could change one thing about Port Al­fred …

A: There would be more ac­tiv­i­ties such as a bowl­ing al­ley or a casino to en­joy the nightlife bet­ter; also, public trans­port.

Q: What is your favourite mu­sic of all time?

A: It will al­ways be my Dutch-roots mu­sic.

Q: Name three peo­ple you would like to in­vite for din­ner (dead or alive)?

A: My mom, Barack Obama and Saskia Vaak, of course, be­cause she eats ev­ery­thing.

Q: Three wishes for South Africa?

A: Drink­able tap wa­ter, less poverty and equal­ity.

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