I need to refocus. There's too much going on at the moment. I will be taking a break from
all social media Twitter. For how long, who knows? I've deleted Tweetbot and FB from my iPhone, iPad and Mac. Temptation is not my best friend.
I am still around. You know how to find me.
I've never felt this tired, or as unmotivated towards my work and general being, as I have over the last few weeks. Things are starting to feel like they're crumbling around me, both at home and at the office, and I can see that my work is starting to be affected.
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"Good things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle" ~ Abraham Lincoln
When I got my first real job in the online sector, I made sure that I worked hard, did extra where I could, respected my bosses and the chain of command, and made an effort to learn — in my own time — so that I could advance. It's usually the same in most industries, especially if you want to get somewhere, or be respected. Myself, Paul Scott, and a few others touched on this yesterday on twitter.
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Do what you love, and love what you do.
29/11/08 was a super special day for me. I really did get to marry my friend. I have been married 4 years today, although I swear sometimes it feels much longer and I couldn't be happier.
If you had asked me 5 years ago where I would be in 5 years from then, married with 2 beautiful children would have not been the answer I would have given. But I am glad that it is.Continue Reading →
Pretty clichéd title, I know. But hey, a little cliché here or there, never hurt anyone.
Today has been an amazing day, albeit stressful, but I can happily say that I am a proud father to two healthy boys. The youngest Master Rode (for now, Kid #2) joined us today at 14:01, weighing in at 3.020kg's and a whopping 48cm tall. In terms of birth, it was a pretty straightforward C-Section, with no complications. The theatre doctors, nurses and specialists were great and did an amazing job today. As always, the nursing staff at Blaauwberg Hospital are amazing, and the considering we only got into the ward at 12:30 this afternoon after a slight financial hiccup causing some delays, we still managed to get into the theatre at just after 1pm.Continue Reading →