Jonathan Hitchcock (@vhata)

Cape Town, South Africa

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

April 2012

Giants vs Padres, AT&T Baseball Park. American traditions are unintelligible.

via Twitter for iPhone

@zefrank You mean "Bear having the best time on a trampoline at its fourth birthday party (sponsored by the U.S. National Park Service)" ?

via YoruFukurou in reply to zefrank

darb I know how you joburgers can really give SANRAL the finger: use public transport and car pool. That will teach those dicks.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:57 PM, Apr 25th, 2012 via YoruFukurou)

@atmos Three weeks (May 12) - I'd be super keen for a beer or four if you're free.

via YoruFukurou in reply to atmos

I survived the cold in San Francisco yesterday, but not the torrent of "you're wearing shorts!" comments.

via YoruFukurou

@simondlr Having breakfast! Didn't I make that clear? ;-)

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to simondlr

Breakfast at Facebook HQ - slightly better than lunch was at Google HQ (@ Facebook HQ w/ 7 others)

via foursquare from Menlo Park, CA

At Facebook headquarters - "The Hacker Company" @ Facebook HQ (Menlo Park)

via Instagram from Menlo Park, CA

New startup idea: installing hot and cold water taps in showers in the Bay Area. You're welcome.

via Twitter for iPhone

Finally (@ San Francisco International Airport (SFO) w/ 82 others)

via foursquare from San Francisco International, CA

I'm at Heathrow. Where is Gate TBA?

via Twitter for iPhone

Happy Independence Day, Zimbabwe @ Zimbabwe House

via Instagram from Westminster, London

Google Lunch (@ Google UK w/ 2 others) [pic]:

via foursquare from Westminster, London

I appear to have arrived in California almost a week early?

via Twitter for iPhone

And before you ask, yes, she is polish. (And sweep, and vacuum. And even make the bed!)

via Twitter for iPhone

My sister's cleaning lady is a white girl called Camilla. MY RACIAL STEREOTYPES ARE BEING CHALLENGED, GUYS.

via Twitter for iPhone

True Fact: the real motivation behind British colonialism was their desire to get away from the awful plumbing on this island.

via Twitter for iPhone

Wow, York. You are really beautiful.

via Instagram

@pharkmillups something something something beer something April 21st - May 12th (cc: @nuknad)

via YoruFukurou

@coda Buy me and @nuknad a beer and we'll call it evens?

via YoruFukurou in reply to coda

True Fact: they won't stamp your passport unless you've been to at least one British pub called "The Red Lion".

via Twitter for iPhone


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@warwickp Actually, I sent that from outside, after fully enjoying the painting in quiet contemplation. Present tense was poetic license.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to warwickp

Guys GUYS! Guys! I'm actually looking at actual "Sunflowers" by actual Vincent van Gogh! Omg you guys!

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And three minutes later, here they are, putting it out. Well done, London.

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Calling 999 to report rubbish bins that are on fire is a normal tourist thing to do while in London, right?

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@ripienaar - I could definitely be keen to fit in a beer sometime?

via YoruFukurou in reply to ripienaar

The London Borough Market vendors really make you value the amount of time they put into coming up with the puns in their stall names.

via Twitter for iPhone

Two hour stop over in Amsterdam. Find me a windmill or something. (@ Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) w/ 56 others)

via foursquare from AMS Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Vliegveld, Amsterdam, Haarlemmermeer

Why don't they just put a Bloody Mary in your hand as you walk through passport control? Honestly.

via YoruFukurou

@darb @rianvdm I heard megagram were going to be bought by MySpace for a score of shillings.

via YoruFukurou in reply to darb

@RianVDM @darb There's nothing olden-times about the metric system, America.

via YoruFukurou in reply to RianVDM

@KateWilsonZA Alas, not. Neeeext next Saturday only.

via YoruFukurou in reply to KateWilsonZA

@KateWilsonZA Yes, I know - there is a clash with our mutual hostess.

via YoruFukurou in reply to KateWilsonZA

Cellular technology really ruined rhyming "phone" with "not at home" for song-writers.

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1. Empty clean laundry onto floor
2. Pour glass of wine
3. Read about Facebook buying Instagram
4. Tweet about packing
5. Pack?

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Remember last time I was packing to go to San Francisco and you all recommended I make a list? Yeah, I should have done that.

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poikat9 100-teabag box; 3 foil packs inside. How do they divide them up? Or are they LYING?

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:16 PM, Apr 3rd, 2012 via YoruFukurou)

From the responses, seems South Africa's national debt could be wiped if all the spare Oyster cards in Cape Town were sent back for cash.

via YoruFukurou

Does anybody in Cape Town have an Oyster Card to lend me? I have ten days of tubing around London coming up in a week's time...

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