Monthly Archives: September 2012

Quick Update

Ever get that feeling you just want to delete your todo list and start again?

  • Monday, got some RHCP tickets, dinner at Nualene’s house for her birthday.
  • Tuesday, gym, Gust meeting, G&T with Andrew at Tjing Tjing, gourmet food and wire pairing with Reyneke Wines at Fork with with Cath and Andrew.
  • Wednesday, woke up in Cape Town, gym, lawyer meeting, Gartner Symposium at CTICC, dinner at Naulene’s.
  • Thursday, gym, Mxit Thursdays at Gino’s.
  • Friday, finally watched The Dark Knight Rises – Anne Hathaway.. wow.
  • Saturday, breakfast at Vredenhof farm with the family, Stellenbosch market with Mia, Lourensford and an early supper with the family, Mia and I watched some Clone Wars.
  • Sunday, Tintin, Gardens gym with Mia, a long swim, shopping.. found some double glass wall tea cups, got Mia a Star Wars special edition XBox, played Kinect Star Wars with Mia.. good fun, bath, read, sleep.
  • I think Mia the little Star Wars geek knows more Jedi trivia than I do by now.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.

Quick Update

One more late post…

  • This one is for the week of: 20-26 August.
  • Monday, woke up in Joburg, a stroll around Sandton City, breakfast with Anton, got some Nikes and Star Wars tshirts for No1, found a Brave game for the LeapPad, Gautrain to the airport, Andrew fetched me after a flight to Cape Town, Jean’s Heat and a bottle of Fat Bastard Chardonnay with Andrew at Manouche in Stellenbosch, photo processing.
  • I now subscribe to Paul rule of shopping: unless it’s going to be your new favourite thing – don’t buy it.
  • Tuesday, podcast walk, bank meeting, back to work, photo processing.
  • Wednesday, podcast walk.
  • “Do you want to invest in sugar?” — Werner about the Gust Snoepie.

  • Thursday, early walk around Stellenbosch, played the Find Rabbit game, Mxit Thursdays at Gino’s.
  • Friday, morning walk – took three Find Rabbit game photos, dinner with Naulene at Bukhara in Stellebosch, a drink at Osetra.
  • Saturday, rainy day, watched The Adventures of Tin Tin with Mia and Francis, played babysitter at Naulene’s house, Mia finished the Brave adventure game for LeapPad.. in one day.
  • Sunday, last Malaria meds, gym, the Find Rabbit Game High Tea at the Botanical Gardens in Stellenbosch.. good fun – setting up Gust for a small event is pretty easy by now.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.

Quick Update

Thee dudes on a bit of an adventure – to a land with an AK47 on their flag, where kids sell rum on the side of the road, with killer mosquitos and legions of corrupt traffic cops… but, it’s a nice place if you like scuba diving.

  • This post is a bit late – it’s for the week of 13-19 August.
  • Monday, woke up in Mozambique, morning beach walk, nap, afternoon drive to Inhambane for some shopping at the market.
  • Tuesday, scuba diving Buddies reef 15m, 50min dive, saw a big octopus and a few humpback whales on the way back.
  • Wednesday, up at 5:30, boat fishing got cancelled, Tofo visit, saw humpback whales and dolphins on a sea safari boat ride, fresh Barracuda for supper.
  • Thursday, up at 5:30 again, 7 hours out at sea, Anton caught a Yellowfin Tuna – without which we would probably not have been able to go home, saw a whale shark and flying fish, nap, Tuna braai.
  • “When last did you do something for the first time?”

  • Finished reading ReWork.. good read.
  • Friday, Scuba dived Office reef – awesome dive, 14km boat ride, 25m deep, kicked a rugby ball around the beach, fish curry for supper in Tofo.
  • Saturday, up at 6:00, dived Creche reef with Anton, shallow, but not bad, 300km road trip to Xai Xai.
  • “If the Malaria does not kill you The Kernel will.” — Anton, about KFC

  • Sunday, 800km road trip to Joburg, burger at Dukes in Greenside with Ernst and Lisa, Anton had to break a window to get us back into his house.

Have a fun week, crazy kids.