Archive for the ‘Shows and Events’ category

Saying goodbye to the Schuttes

December 28th, 2006

O.R. Thambo International Airport
Near: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
GPS: -26.13278, 28.23177
When: 2006-12-28
Who: Stefan, Mariaan, Thinus, Doepies

Saying goodbye to the Schuttes I met Mariaan in 2003 at church and Stefan close after that at Aardklop in Potchefstroom. Since then our friendship grew, and we became very close.

They later got married and invited me right into their home. » Read more: Saying goodbye to the Schuttes


November 23rd, 2006

When: 2001 to 2006
Who: Thinus

So, na 6 jaar se karring kan ek vandag eindelik sĂȘ:

Ek’s ‘n FRIGGEN INGENIEUR!!! » Read more: Engineer!!

Sailing Club Regatta

August 13th, 2006

Bronkhorstbaai Dam
Near: Bronkhorstpruit, Gauteng, South Africa
GPS: -25.906526, 28.6955253
When: 2006-08-13
Who: Thinus, Tienie, Elbie, ThinusH and his family, Louis
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Sailing Club RegattaA friend I work with, also named Thinus, owns a Catamaran sail boat, a Hobie 16. We got invited first for a casual sail with him, his brother and Louis, another friend I work with. We also hired the club’s Hobie 16, which is almost identical to Thinus’. » Read more: Sailing Club Regatta

Movin’ & Shakin’

July 19th, 2006

The Performer Theatre
Near: Menlopark, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
GPS: -25.769876, 28.257083
When: 2006-07-19
Who: Thinus, Barend, his wife, and the rest of BKR Logista

I attended this event with people from a local audit firm. Boss’ treat! The atmosphere was a nice, somewhat classy theater vibe, with the seats arranged around tables. » Read more: Movin’ & Shakin’

BMW Destination Innovation

June 30th, 2006

Maropeng, Cradle of Human Kind
Near: Magaliesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
GPS: -25.96822, 27.66591
When: 2006-06-30
Who: Thinus, Werner
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BMW Destination InnovationBMW Leo Haese Centurion invited Werner and me to come and experience some of their technology and innovation at this magic site in the Cradle of Human Kind.

About the event one can only deduct one thing: they wanted to impress! We were about 30 people, and on arrival this morning at this world heritage site hub, we were greeted by a polished fleet of BMW machines that were clearly out of the everyday man’s league. » Read more: BMW Destination Innovation

Wonderboom Air Show

May 6th, 2006

Wonderboom Airport
Near: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
GPS: -25.6572, 28.2138
When: 2006-05-06

This is a regular thing at the local Airport, Wonderboom Aerodrome. I got invited to this show, with tickets to the VIP tent for a buffet lunch and open bar! » Read more: Wonderboom Air Show