The lockdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic allowed much reading time in 2020. Here are 12 of the books that I most enjoyed reading in this tough year.
In 2019 I made an effort to read more books. Here are the 20 that I enjoyed the most.
Thoughts on the common antipattern of sharing assemblies between applications.
Here’s what was waiting for me under the tree this year: Chunky pure silver cufflinks featuring fingerprints of my two beloved children.LagavulinJuraMalcolm Gladwell – OutliersDara O’Briain – Tickling The EnglishRed Next JumperCalvin Klein PantsCase Logic USB Drive CaseLaptop cushion
Today I reached my geek coming-of-age, and turned 0x21 years old. I celebrated in true nerd fashion, by spending the morning taking Microsoft exams 70-445 and 70-554. Both were tougher than I expected, particularly 70-554 which I only squeaked through
Despite the plethora of blogs, podcasts, and online videos that currently abound, I still prefer to get most of my technical learning via the trusty old dead-tree format. Here’s a quick round-up of the techie books that I bought
Here's what was waiting for me under the tree this year: Favourite Foods: LagavulinJamaican Blue MountainGreen & Black's Selection BoxTraditional: Five pairs of socksNext Signature Eau de ToiletteBooks: Gervase Phinn - A Wayne In A MangerRichard Dawkins - Unweaving the
Some thoughts that occurred to me during, or following, a week's holiday in Cornwall: Cornwall is a long way from Leeds, especially with a toddler in the car. Stopping over half way was a good idea.Driving from Leeds to