It was good to get out of the whole East Rand/Pretoria rut and head back into Jozi (Rosebank, spceifically) for the 27dinner. I’m not going to explain the 27dinner concept – just search SA blog sites for it.
And yes, it was a huge success – there were easily sixty or seventy
people bloggers in attendance. I met some really awesome and interesting and charming people and found a frighteningly long list of covert previous affiliations of which I was not aware – I’ve obviously been online far too much in the past 10 years…
So here are a few of the names (with some linkage love) of peeps I met and spent time chatting to. It’s largely incomplete but this is a good smattering of my “social butterfly-edness”…
Mike Stopforth – At last, we meet!
Victoire – Hey old varsity buddy!
Vincent Maher – Nearly managed to steal a lighter from this legend!
Carly Ritz – We didn’t get to chat but thanks for giving me a bum raffle ticket!!!
Rory Freeman – Source of hilarity and wealth of TV related information.
There were plenty other short chats here and there – so much going on – ideas aplenty and in general a good crowd of high-energy, high-motivation people.
I took a couple of lousy 27dinner photos and then got bored with it as the beer (and Stormhoek) started to flow…
All in all, a great way to spend a saturday evening!
Oh, and if anyone is missing a red lighter – yes I (unintentionally) came to own it. I owe you one.