…that was last week. So much to do, so little time, so blogging took a back seat.
It was a week of new experiences, spending time with fellow professionals I like and respect and a visiting a much-loved place.
On SundayI flew in to Cape Town and spent the day at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, one of the most beautiful places I know and love. I cannot get enough of it. I have visited a few times and there is still so much left to explore. I cannot wait to go back.
On Monday I did a talk at the Scrum User Group conference – this was a new experience for me. I am used to speaking in public – for entertainment purposes. This was different because it was an industry talk. I learnt that I am more terrified speaking in front of people, some of which I know, than 500 strangers.
Gimme MC’ing an event full of 500 strangers any day.
Forward in to the new week and blogging once again.
Sharing a bit of my world through Cee’s Share Your World questions. Go over to Cee’s blog to participate.
Would you rather take pictures or be in pictures?
Always being the person behind the camera I have very few recent photos of me, so I would like to be the person in the photos for a change. I was looking for a decent head and shoulders pic of me for my speaker bio and the only suitable one was taken 3 years ago. Hope the audience is going to recognise me next week :-).
What did you most enjoy doing this past week?
Playing with my 5 year old nephew on Saturday, building things, watching Disney channel and his drawing of my house and pool. He’s given my pool 6 steps (it has 3) and I am very blessed that he wants to improve my pool :-).
What is your greatest extravagance?
My Suzuki 750GSXR which is sitting in the garage. I think I should sell it.
Which letter of the alphabet describes you best?
S for Steady
S for Sometimes Scared
S for Strict
Bonus question: What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?
It was my 22nd wedding anniversary on Saturday, I am grateful for finding someone who is still in my life. I am looking forward to my birthday on Wednesday 🙂 – hint hint…presents…
Mozambican-born Portuguese South African; reflecting on travel, writing, editing, life, family and change that has social impact; chief wide eyed in wanderer, wonderer and bottlewasher