Jonathan Hitchcock (@vhata)

Cape Town, South Africa

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @vhata ever

December 2007

one week and I'll be home

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it's quiet. ... too quiet.

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@mwest: I didn't fall in the Thames (much)!

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off to the Tower of London, London Bridge, etc

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December 21st, the solstice. Longest day for Cape Town, longest night for me.

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ah, London. You are huge and difficult. I kinda dig you, though

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Going to the museum to see all the loot and plunder from the empire

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(I've already seen both actually, I was just ripping off @kerry_anne)

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Trying to decide between Trafalgar Square and St Paul's Cathedral...

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nothing else will suffice

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Marmalade for the Bear

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going to see Paddington Bear today

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I've done Wimbledon, Waterloo, the South Bank, Covent Garden, Picadilly Circus, Strand, Leicester Square, Hyde Park, Speaker's Corner, B ...

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London is big. And has lots of Stuff in it.

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LONDON BABY

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that doesn't sound as cool as "london, baby"

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airport, baby!

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LONDON BABY

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there can be only two!

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@stii: have they considered that having happy workers is more likely to make them more money?

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@stii: yes, cutting milk intake down to two litres per day for the whole company will save millions of rands apparently

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do companies really believe that by cutting down the amount of milk employees use, they will be a better business?

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got my passport, camera, toothbrush, wallet, spare pair of undies, and a book.

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Doing London for a week, before spending Christmas in Rugby with parents and sisters, and then popping through Paris on my way home

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@IrcMaidon: I'm leaving on a jetplane, I'll be back again on the 5th of January

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teaching myself the geography of the UK using Google Maps, before I fly over there tonight

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Peach buffalo in squirming tub visiting hollow beverage. Trombone pleasantry? Noodle lengthening putty service of rewinding magnitude.

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*clears throat*

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@darb: are you here yet?

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@IrcMaidon: it's its if it's its, and it's it's if it's it is

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@bisybackson: double points for people with loud demanding kids

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buge: hi Thabo, I'm #field1#

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@IrcMaidon: going to London to visit the queen

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I just got an SMS from Clicks addressed to #field1#

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@jacques: jam packed until I get to the airport tomorrow evening I'm afraid, sorry

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@jacques: nah, will get round to it

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does it say "copy-writer" on my work description?

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*puts on James Brown - I Feel Good*

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@mwest: free of t'old house

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Free at last! Free at last! Ah thank gahda'mighty, Ah'm free at last!

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@kerry_anne: I'm ambivalent. I just want it because I'm curious what Miss World will ask for if we already have world peace.

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@stii: for example, I'd rather receive eternal youth, world peace, and a trip to the moon. failing that, a Wii would be awesome.

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@stii: no. top-ten, but not ultimate.

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Morning's broken, and so am I

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@tinkie: huzzah! nice big sleeves to hide food in? what colour is the hood?

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@rafiq: she said earlier: "Zoopy is regional partner for Nokia in Africa for image uploading"

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@rafiq: me too! and Ian. I'm just writing a blog post now called "StarCamp - Lessons learned" ;-)

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Life. Don't talk to me about life.

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@The_Lush: April is the cruellest month (breeding lilacs out of the dead land)

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later @charlvn, travel safe to George

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Fez Update: it is December 10, 2007; I still do not have a fez

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@rafiq: you mean, "for what do you use twitter?"

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@rafiq: he needs to shuddup now. I'm starving

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@rafiq, @kerry_anne: yebo, there is sound

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@DaveDuarte: Charl's coming through with Rafiq now, no worries

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@DaveDuarte: ag jammer. good to see you yesterday anyway - enjoy the Excursion!

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@rafiq: I've put you in to talk at 11:25

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@mwest: If you're referring to me - no

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Only 102 Shopping Days Till Easter!

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WAKE UP, DAMMIT

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@rafiq: ah, that's where you snuck off to ;-)

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what @charlvn and @rafiq just said.

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@charlvn: don't you get Kauai out in the bush where you come from?

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free kauai at starcamp ftw

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@rafiq: will get Andy to fix it

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@rafiq: DHCP not working, or is it a wireless problem? I can ask Andy to increase the size of the pool

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@rafiq: want me to come find you?

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@IrcMaidon: beee-YOO-tee-ful day in the Cape ;-)

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@rafiq: AIMS is just there, along the little side road, but call on 073 254 3923 if you can't find it

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@rafiq: go along Main Road into Muizenberg, turn left into Atlantic Road, then right into the Info Centre Parking.

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@rafiq: take the M3 south, turn left at the very bottom, then right at the end of the road onto Main

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@rafiq: but they're from the airport, let me give you ones from town

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wooo! StarCamp!

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are the cellphone networks broken?

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Tetris is the new Buddhism

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shoot me now

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back to Cape Town for me, huzzah

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some mornings, it's just not worth gnawing through the leather straps

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Thor's Day

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are we there yet?

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@buge: if that's a problem, you're doing it wrong

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off to write a CCNA exam...

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info vhata

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@rafiq: I like it, I think: will need to see it on a shirt, but I like the concept

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`/s glen

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@rabbitseatit: can't you use quicksilver and create a macro which inserts one for you?

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And lo! the Hunter of the East has caught the Sultan's Turret in a Noose of Light

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AWAKE! For morning in the bowl of night has flung the stone that sets the stars to flight

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studying is for the Weak!

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My dog has no nose

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for sale, personal privacy, one owner, barely used.

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It's 8:54am. Do you know where your kids are?

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@pierrenel: a solid gold Harley with machine guns on the front?

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I will study when Tibet is free

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@IrcMaidon: I can be persuaded ;-)

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@IrcMaidon: ayup. I don't hold high hopes for passing

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@IrcMaidon: flying back down to CT on Thursday evening - writing CCNA on Wednesday afternoon

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@charlvn: awesome to have you - see you this weekend?

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@rafiq: that's awesome! please bring Heidi and the other quirkers too?

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Morning! Another week closer to the eventual heat-death of the universe! Have a nice day!

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Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow, creeps in this petty pace from day to day, to the last syllable of recorded time.

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queue for autographs

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it's good to be loved

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Pink Floyd didn't crash the plane

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I appear to be in Joburg

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@brookiepie: flying to Joburg for four days to write an exa,

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kindle report to gate 2 for boarding

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wooo, flight delayed

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waiting for kulula to announce that their engines aren't going to fgall off, and I can board

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do I have anything sharp in my luggage? just my wit

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do I have anything fragile in my luggage? just my feelings

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I could listen to Dream Theater - About to Crash, or Dave Matthews Band - Crash Into Me

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@kerry_anne: so, based on slim empirical data, you're recommending I just go ahead and try?

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charging the ipod for the plane. you can use 'em on planes, right? without crashing the plane?

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garcon! beer asb

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House of the Rising Sun lyrics are outdated since Katrina

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garcon! more coffee asb

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@mwest: food's good and cheap and lots of it, service is fast, friendly, efficient and jovial, atmosphere is relaxed. Why the hate?

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at primi piatti, trying to work out why the bad rep. It's for Science, you understand.

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