Fact
04 Sep 2019


Working a male-dominated industry was rather fascinating to me, as I had worked my entire life in the retail industry, yes running my own liquor store...No two days were ever the same, people were from the down and outs to the ones who thought they were royalty or the ones that were just looking for a shoulder to cry on... Brian asked me to stand in for him in the factory while he and his wife Jill went overseas. Been the best of friends I had no option but to stand in for him...

It was Monday morning and I walked through the front door, feeling rather nervous as this was something new to me, working on the factory floor Brian greeted me and introduced me to the workforce on the factory floor. There were some very strange and weird characters among them and one stuck out like a sore thumb, he had a grizzly beard and red curly locks and looked like someone who belonged on a ranch of the wild west, than on the factory floor. Brian looked at me and said, you will find him very amusing, but did not elaborate and never said another word...Into the office, we went and he introduced me to the two ladies, the one was Colleen and the other was Janine, they were the admin ladies and kept very much to themselves, with their heads hidden behind their computer screens...

Ring, Ring went the bell and down went the tools and everyone walked off to the canteen, some played darts, others played pool while others were sitting at the table chatting and eating on there lunch which they brought with them, and Janine and Colleen sat at the table in the corner far away from all the men...What came out of some of the men's mouths was very amusing, and made the two ladies sit on the end of their chairs or even shake their heads in disbelief...Ring, Ring went the bell again and off to work everybody went, waiting for the bell to ring again to send them on their way home again...

The first week flew by and Brian was on his way to London to visit his son...I was on the factory floor, and there was Jannie the man who looked like he had escaped from the wild west, singing while he was working, and making all the other workers laugh with his jokes...He seemed very much like the center of attraction on the factory floor...Ring, Ring went the bell and off to the canteen we all went, and most of the men were sitting around the table munching on the food that they had brought from home, when Jannie started to tell them all in great detail how he had spent his weekend with the lady he had met at a club in Long Street...The two ladies in the corner just giggled, and I could hardly believe my ears and wondered how much could a person take with a pinch of salt...Lunchtimes became the scandal of the factory...and proved that Jannie was definitely not the ladies man he wanted everyone to believe he was...

Time had flown by and Brian and Jill had returned, and Brian had arranged the Braai that he had promised his staff before he left for overseas...Yes, the braai would be held at his home and they would be able to be accompanied by their partners. Jannie knowing all to well that Colleen did not have a partner to accompany her, so he jumped at the opportunity and went to ask Colleen if she would accompany him...Colleen looked at him and said, I will let you know in a day or two...Knowing all too well that Colleen was not Jannie's cup of tea, and knowing all too well what his intentions were to get Colleen into bed, so he could brag to all his friends what a great fuck he had with Colleen...

Sitting at my desk the next morning, Colleen walked in and said, Billy, I need some advice from you, please... Colleen took a seat and said, Jannie asked me to accompany him to the braai on Saturday evening and I don't know what to do, because I don't want to be the next on his fuck list...Been very surprised how blatant Colleen put the situation I just looked at her with my eyes wide open...Then I said to Colleen, have you got a partner for the evening, looking at me she replied no...There was silence then I looked at Colleen and said, there will be many staff members there, so if things get out of hand you will be able to get a lift home from one of them, I am willing to give you a lift home, so Colleen looked at me and said so do I accept Jannie's invitation...Up she got and walked over to Jannie, chatted with him and with the smile on his face I knew what her answer to Jannie was...Yes, it wasn't long and Jannie had let everyone know who his date was for the braai on Saturday evening...

It was Saturday evening and most of the guests had arrived, except for Jannie and Colleen, I looked at Brian and said seems like the playboy will not be joining us this evening, Jill looked at me and said, not Jannie he will be here as everything is free...In walked Jannie and Colleen, Jannie introduced himself and Colleen to my partner Joanne, Colleen took a seat next to Joanne while Jannie went to get a glass of wine for Colleen, coming back with just the glass of wine, Jill looked at Jannie and said, you can drink tonight Jannie...Jannie went back to the bar to collect his drink...Returning he joined us all at the table and trying to be the real lady's man that we all knew that he definitely was not...Jannie made sure that Colleen had a glass of wine all evening...

The fun evening had flown passed, and most of the guests were making their way home when, Jannie took Collen by the hand and said, Your bed is calling you my baby, Colleen looked at Jannie and said, " No no... It is too early I am going nowhere, and especially not with a drip like you..." Jannie was shocked and did not say a word. Joanne broke the silence by offering Colleen a lift home, which she gladly accepted before the two ladies went off to the bathroom...Jannie gulped down the remainder of his drink and left like a sulky schoolboy who could not get his own way...When the two ladies returned Joanne looked around and said where is Jannie, I burst out laughing and said he has gone home...Colleen looked at Joanne and said, " What a pig, he did not even greet me..." We all finished our drinks and thanked Brian and Jill for the fantastic evening and left for home...

After dropping Colleen at her apartment, Joanne and I arrived home, both rather under weather, we retired to bed, lying cuddled in each other's arms, Joanne burst out laughing, then said what a pig is Jannie, he thought he was going to fuck Colleen...There was silence, I looked at Joanne and burst out laughing, and said, so that is how a plan went up in smoke...