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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Caption: Alf died one year ago today and is fondly remembered …

This month I’ll be rotating through my profile pictures on Facebook from the past: Circa 1959, 1968, 1981, 1985, 1992 — then one of my brother and I taken on his last trip to the US — then back to a more recent shot of me taken in 2007 just after we last visited South Africa. Life certainly has become lonelier without my brother …

Links: Photo Gallery Remembering Alf | Hey Boet: Rest In Peace my good buddy! | In Loving Memory Alfie Brindley 1952-2009 | Geocaching Travel Bug which aims to trace the route Alf would have taken on his last bike trip up through Southern Africa | Alf’s Blogspot on that trip — which ended badly!

Newsday article on Bo-Ashley Brindley – May 2010

Something for my fellow South Africans to enjoy — and possibly which only they will understand!

Wimpy! You lekker breakfast. Bacon, boerie and eggs over easy.
Wimpy! You tasty breakfast. This one’s not for lighties or for sissies.
Wimpy! Best breakfast china. Breadie and your butter. Flippen hungry!
Wimpy! Bla bla, bla bla bla bla bla bla. Tune your mates, bokkies and your aunties.
Wimpy! Aweh!

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When you first read Harper Lee’s seminal work To Kill a Mockingbird you were probably tucked into bed with milk and cookies. Now it’s time to dust off the book and re-enjoy this gem, celebrating its 50th anniversary by shaking up a Tequila Mockingbird sundowner to enjoy it by …

Recipe: Tequila Mockingbird …

Ingredients: For one drink …

1 1/2 oz Tequila
3/4 oz Green Creme de Menthe
Juice of 1 Lime

Method: Shake ingredients with ice and strain into cocktail glass! Read More »

In a previous post I warned: 3G owners beware, iOS 4 slows things down and I would not recommend it to you — especially since most of the new features won’t work on this model (but folders, threaded emails and a unified inbox does work). I strongly suspect that my battery life is now also worse. Read More »

Our friend Gisela passed away, one year ago, today: We remember her fondly.

Links Spring Break in Florida with the Everitts! | Gisela Everitt: Farewell to a dear friend who left us today! | Final Journey Home: The story of my Wife’s Last Wish