Monthly Archives: July 2012

Quick Update

Grim Furdango week..

  • Monday, woke up in Cape Town, gym, went to go look at the 1st edit of the Gust video, iStore, back to Stellenbosch, Trumpet Tree with Dawid.
  • Tuesday, handed out Grim Furdango tickets in the Neelsie, early supper with Alex at Binnehof.
  • Wednesday, morning podcast walk, Grim Furdango NFC tag enrollment at Trumpet Tree – and a live debugging session with some beer.
  • 15 hour days, but having fun.
  • Thursday, Gust testing at KLT, I presented a talk about Gust at the Mxit Q&A session, Trumpet Tree NFC tag enrolling.
  • Launched the Gust Video.
  • Friday, morning podcast walk, a bit of afternoon family time, Grim Furdango party at Klein Libertas Theatre – a big success.
  • “Lived the tech startup dream last night – launch party with an awesome team and people loved using our product.” — me

  • Saturday, Will’s Olympic birthday party with the family.
  • Sunday, Blaauwklippen market with the family, Andrew and Alex, ended up taking Mia to the doctor for a sore throat, installed OSX 10.8, photo processing.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.

Quick Update

Yes, this post is late, I’ve been busy, the week of 16-22 July..

  • Monday, email scrubbing, sunset podcast walk, more email scrubbing.
  • I think I’m ready for winter to end now.
  • Tuesday, Grim Furdango meeting, a walk around Stellenbosch with Alan.
  • The attention crisis.
  • This month is a bit crazy: building mobile payment apps supporting 3 OSs and NFC, making a video and throwing a launch party with 4 bands.
  • Wednesday, podcast walk to Lanzerac, home affairs visit for a new passport, early supper with the family at Manuka, a drink with Al, Paul and Dennis at Trumpet Tree.
  • Thursday, Gust demo day, Mxit Thursdays at Gino’s.
  • Finished reading Sober is my new drunk by Paul Carr.
  • Friday, work, watched some Game of Thrones.
  • Saturday, gym, got a Samsung Galaxy S3, fetched Mia, calamari and oxtail at Casparus.
  • Sunday, Blaauwklippen market, dropped Mia off, a quesadilla and some craft beers with Georg at Woodlands eatery.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.

Quick Update

My delayed birthday weekend…

  • Monday, a beer with Conrad at Trumpet Tree, watched The girl with the dragon tattoo.. pretty good.
  • Tuesday, afternoon podcast walk, I’ve discovered NSFW Live.
  • The Busy Trap
  • Looks like I’ll be moving my last services away from Frogfoot soon.
  • Wednesday, July HackSTB event, Mia visit.
  • “friends, family, company, sleep, fitness… pick 3” — Randi Zuckerberg

  • Thursday, woke up in Somerset West, Gym, Gust meeting.
  • Friday, morning podcast walk, joint birthday lunch at Waterkloof with Will, Naulene and family, Mia and Francis stayed over at my house.
  • Francis must be Weet-Bix’s biggest fan.
  • Saturday, helped out with the Gust video shoot in Stellenbosch, dropped Mia and Francis with Naulene, Stormers vs Rebels at Newlands with Werner, pasta and red wine (first meal I cooked at home I think), watched I Robot again.
  • The Gust video should be done by the end of the month.
  • Must be getting old, happy to be at home on a Saturday night with everything up to date, photography, backups, laundry…
  • Sunday, my birthday brunch at Morgenster.. good turnout, thanks guys!, olive oil tasting, helped Naulene get her iPhone running, watched Shaun of the Dead again.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.

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Busy weeks…

  • Monday, woke up in Tulbagh, drove to Stellenbosch with Mia and Francis.
  • “Its a small underworld after all.” — Hades, from Hercules.

  • Tuesday, a beer and Asian beef noodle soup at Trumpet Tree with Werner and Janette.
  • Wednesday, my birthday, morning podcast walk to Lanzerac, birthday brinks at Osetra, dinner with Naulene at Tokara.
  • Thursday, morning podcast walk, Gust meeting, a walk around Stellenbosch with Alan, got Naulene an iPhone, Mxit Thursdays at Gino’s.
  • Friday, productive day, after work beer at De Akker.
  • Where did this week go?
  • “I live the way I type; fast, with a lot of mistakes.”

  • Got Paul Carr’s new book on Kindle, Sober Is My New Drunk.
  • Been using Pocket and Wonderlist more.
  • Saturday, braai at Debby’s house, Paul’s birthday party at El Burro and Chukkachurri.
  • Sunday, had a beer with Al at Bohemia, watched Zombieland.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.

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Xmas in Winter..

  • Monday, work, work, work and some press release writing.
  • Tuesday, more press release writing.
  • Wednesday, meetings.
  • Gust and TrustFabric in the news this week: Bandwidth Blog, HumanIPO, Gadget, VentureBurn, Gadget.
  • Thursday, gym, meetings, work, Mxit Thursdays at Gino’s.
  • Friday, meetings, drove to Tulbach with Mia and Francis.
  • Saturday, Christmas in Winter in Tulbagh, Naulene and Marlyn joined us for a walk around Tulbagh and lunch at Paddagang, tree house climbing around the lake.
  • Sunday, family lunch at Saronsberg, more tree house climbing and we made a cozy fire.
  • I finished reading Mobinomics. I think Chapter 10 was the most interesting. What’s the device our children will be obsessed about as teenagers? I had a 386 PC which got hours and hours of attention. More recently kids had feature phones. What’s the next device?

Livin’ la Vida Loca.