Christmas Presents 2009

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

Christmas Presents 2008

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

Random Musings From A Week's Vacation

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

Not That SSIS...

Hmm, this wasn't quite what I expected to find when searching Amazon for a book on SSIS. Still, might as well add it to my DVD rental list... ;-)