Skip to main content

Memories of Springbok girls and being in the dog box

As a young boy I grew up on a farm in the Natal midlands called Oakvilla. I wrote about previous memories, "How the forgotten rockstar created the soundtrack of my generation". The farmhouse was made from red clay bricks, it had a green tin roof with a large verandah that was polished red. It had wooden floor boards and a cast iron bath. It was an old and dusty house with sprawling gardens. Outside my bedroom window was a huge African fig tree with hundreds of weaver nests as well as a huge Hammerkop nest. In the garden we had custard apples, litchis, avos, tree tomatoes and a large number of guava trees.

Read the article over at LinkedIn here.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/my-top-10-posts-pulse-ronald-bartels/

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

LDWin: Link Discovery for Windows

LDWin supports the following methods of link discovery: CDP - Cisco Discovery Protocol LLDP - Link Layer Discovery Protocol Download LDWin from here.

Battery Room Explosion

A hydrogen explosion occurred in an Uninterruptible Power Source (UPS) battery room. The explosion blew a 400 ft2 hole in the roof, collapsed numerous walls and ceilings throughout the building, and significantly damaged a large portion of the 50,000 ft2 building. Fortunately, the computer/data center was vacant at the time and there were no injuries. Read more about the explosion over at hydrogen tools here .

STG (SNMP Traffic Grapher)

This freeware utility allows monitoring of supporting SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c devices including Cisco. Intended as fast aid for network administrators who need prompt access to current information about state of network equipment. Access STG here (original site) or alternatively here .