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Oranjemunders in te public eye
« on: October 09, 2007, 11:43:02 AM »
Reading about people like Kobus and Percy sent me off to Google to see if we had any other notable ex-Oranjemunders (born or otherwise) and these are the ones I've found so far.  May be interesting if this lists gets added to.

Cricketer: Renier Coetzer
Born January 13, 1978, Oranjemund
Major teams: Griqualand West

Cricketer:Mark Andrew Conyers
Born September 23, 1977, Oranjemund
Major teams Easterns, Northerns

Artist: Alexis Francois Bester was born on 20 December 1962 in Oranjemund, Namibia
http://www.alexisbester.co.za/biography.html

Artist: Jenny Nothard
http://www.capegallery.co.za/jenny_nothard_cv.htm
I was born and spent most of my childhood in Kimberley before we moved to Namibia, Oranjemund and later Swaziland.

Interesting journeys/feats: Thabang Skwambane
http://www.thelonelyroad.org/lonely-road-challenge
Thabang Skwambane has set off from Johannesburg on a solo bicycle ride that will cross six countries and cover a distance of nearly 5,500km.

Rugby: Jaco Engels
Born in Oranjemund 17/12/1980
Plays for Blue Bulls Rugby Union at Loosehead Prop and has over 100 provincial caps

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Re: Oranjemunders in te public eye
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2007, 10:45:34 PM »
Hi there Cherry!

Wow, it is amazing what can find when one looks "deep" enough.

I do hope that the list will grow as I am sure there others who do our little "dorpie" proud.

Trust this finds you well?
"chat" soon
Patricia

p.s. where is Billy these days?? - loved the photo of you, Mom and siblings!!  Brought back so many memories (as have most of the topics on this site)

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Re: Oranjemunders in te public eye
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2007, 08:18:54 AM »
Hi Pat,

Bill is a gentleman farmer near Malmesbury while his longtime girlfriend Shelley runs her own company and brings home the bacon (smart boy!).  Send me a contact number and next time I go to Plett to visit the rest of the Alcock brood may stop off on Route 62!

So, we have as above and .....

Kobus Wiese
Percy Montgomery
Mark Shuttleworth

who else people?

Cherry

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Re: Oranjemunders in te public eye
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2007, 10:11:48 AM »
Hi all
Obviously not as big as the Springbok team, but my mother, Jean Joubert, my brother, Sandy Joubert, and myself all play bowls for the Namibian team.  My mother has retired and moved to SA, but Sandy and I still play.  We have just been selected to play in the World Bowls 2008 team to be held in New Zealand in January.

Obviously we had to do something to keep ourselves out of trouble in this place!!!

Mike, how about the sponsorship from Spar???


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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2007, 10:01:19 PM »
 Mike, that huge onions in stock could come in handy for Sheena,might use them as extra balls.....heheh
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« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2007, 10:02:52 PM »
I Think they are the wrong colour and besides they might make her cry.....    :'(


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Re: Oranjemunders in te public eye
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2007, 08:20:36 AM »
Watch it you two.  You should be stocking shelves at Spar - seems to be nothing there!!

I think it's about time Paula came back to town to see to you!!

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« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2007, 09:35:24 AM »
Sheena - Adriaan isn't allowed in Spar - after he tried to sell my car I showed him the Right of Admission Reserved sign at Spar!
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« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2007, 02:07:14 PM »
That's the way Michelle.  Don't let those two get the better of you!!!

Maybe you should put bar codes on both of them and see who buys them.

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« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2007, 02:45:48 PM »
Sheena, as you know I already tried selling Mike on the forum so if no old O'munders want to buy him I don't think any new O'munders will want to either. Mind you - the new ones don't know about his past do they! I'm off to stick a barcode on Mike, guess I'll have to let Adriaan back in the shop now!

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« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2007, 09:00:33 PM »
Sorry to gatecrash you ladies like this,but i could not read the sign at spar this afternoon as i did not have my ears( flat batteries) copy no ears no read.However Michelle your body language told me to bugger off which i promptly did at 16h00,Sheena you better watch your trolley closely from now on hehehehehe. I WILL BE BACK.
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« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2007, 10:27:09 PM »
Michelle, if you do get to sell those two men, you should just add a note to the agreement of sale that says you do not run a pawn shop, and no returns are allowed.

Let us know under what section in the shop you will place them i.e. : cleaning equipment, household goods, hardware etc. 
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« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2007, 12:12:27 PM »
Hey, guess who's just been on a course - body language! Ha! I thought you might have offered to help me carry my shopping Adriaan! Too busy chatting up the female customers me thinks!

Dalene, I definately won't be putting them in the hardware section as I don't want to take the risk of giving them a 1 year guarantee, probably better to put them in one of the perishable departments as they are nearing their sell-by date!
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« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2009, 12:23:59 PM »
hi cherry
i saw in the sparks that james blakemore was presented with the best entrepreneur cat. 2008 he is the chairman at zest.this came from 135 cities in 50 countries.

was trevor dots not a golfer?

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« Reply #14 on: February 06, 2009, 12:42:51 PM »
But is it the same Trevor Dodds?
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