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Warwick’s Workings, part II

This post will mainly make sense to Warwick – if you aren’t Warwick and you need some context, see the Twitter thread starting with this twitter post.

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Three years down the line

Three years ago today, I made a commitment to the Lord and the world that I wanted to spend the rest of my life with an amazing woman who had become my everything. Three years down the line, I’m even … Continue reading

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30 years on the planet. Stock taken. Status: content.

Today I’ve been on the planet for 3 decades. A round-number birthday seems a good time to take stock of life, which I’ve done after a bit of reflection: I am married to an amazing and loving woman, who is … Continue reading

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Where the missing R1 went

Several times now, I have been sent or shown a variant of the following riddle, and asked if I can explain it: Peter borrows R50 from John and R50 from James He spends R97 and gets R3 change He pays … Continue reading

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2 years – where does the time go?

Exactly a year ago, my Facebook status was: “Kim has been married for a year today to his amazing and beautiful wife, and has enjoyed every minute of it immensely. If possible I’m more in love with her today than … Continue reading

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Colour me immensely impressed

I realised today that I accidentally booked for Thursday instead of Friday for a show I’m going to with my folks, using www.strictlytickets.co.za. I fired off an email to the strictlytickets.co.za email address, to ask if it would be possible … Continue reading

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Thanks for the holiday

My wife and I recently got back to SA after a 3 week-long, truly awesome US holiday. In their extreme generosity, my parents paid for the vast bulk of it – they took both their sons and daughters-in-law with them … Continue reading

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Nothing Else Matters but a good pun

jerith, Voyager, netgate and myself thrashed out a very punny heavy metal conversation about Metallica today – here it is in marked-up glory. Netgate:

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Getting Emacs 23 onto Ubuntu

It’s no secret that I use emacs, and that I’m a huge fan. Some time ago I started using the most recent stable release, emacs 23, on my Windows PC at work. Unfortunately Ubuntu, which I run at home, still … Continue reading

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Why yes, my name *is* Kim and I’m a guy. Thank you for assuming

I have just had reason to send the following to Woolworth’s complaint inbox: I have been a customer many times at the Mount Edgecombe Woolworths Food store, as it is conveniently close and normally well stocked. However, I have just … Continue reading

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