Monthly Archives: November 2006

Bye Bye Tony

And another team member bites the dust. Tony is off to join the small army of rich IT professionals working in the financial sector. Good luck, mate. Here’re photos from the the leaving drink at the Walkabout (Reading this time). … Continue reading

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Damned MCPs #2

Just finished exam 223 and failed AGAIN (66.2% with a 70% pass mark, down from last time’s attempt of 68.1%). This time I fell apart over “Managing Cluster Resources” and again lack of preparation let me down. The two weeks … Continue reading

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Gone, my crowning glory

I’ve finally given in and let the dentist pull out one of my 1st molars (my bottom right). I had been putting it off for months now since my last check-up. I had become complacent as every 6 months I … Continue reading

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What is a supper club?

This question has been mildly intriguing me since I saw the Great Muppet caper recently where Miss Piggy asks Neville (John Clease) to recommend a good restaurant – which is he does but qualifies it by saying “but that’s really … Continue reading

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Off to Geordieland

You might think it funny considering where I could get sent to but I really looked forward to going to Newcastle to see one of my customer’s customers. A big city, just south of Scotland, and far enough from Reading … Continue reading

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Best song ever … since the last best song ever, anyway

Dragonforce – “Through the Fire and Flames” is awesome. Melodic/speed/power metal at its best (like I’m an expert but their website says so and therefore it must be true).

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Vista goodness

I’ve been at Microsoft for 37.6% of my life now so I’ve seen a few products go out through the gates (any pun you think you see is not intended). Many years ago I used to get excited about new … Continue reading

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