Get it? No ways! And this is the general public reaction born of years of official mismanagement, abuse and mistrust.
Yes, she says, “it’s a nightmare. It does take a bit of concentration”; something most residents clearly do not have the time for. They just want to know when they are going off and when they are back on.
She says BCM does try to stick to the schedule, and can sometimes take 30 minutes after switch-on times to get frequencies aligned properly to avoid transformers from fritzing and exploding.
She clearly has a talent for reading blocks, numbers and multiple mutations but her left brain genius did not show at school — “I was the worst at maths”.
The motivation which woke this side of her came from being “just a giving sort of person”.
“It is about humanity. We are already living in such a hard society. Things have become so difficult for people.”
People of Buffalo City “don’t like to not know what is going on”, she adds.
It’s needs patience and somehow she has got a lot of it.
“I bite my tongue a lot. I like to live for today, not tomorrow.”
She said being a single mom and raising a daughter who matriculated from Stirling High was enjoyable.
Cheryll worked her way from a personal assistant at Group 5 in Pretoria and then worked in East London at Kempston Finance as a loan clerk.