Monthly Archives: March 2008


Hello, and welcome to the most recent installment of my rants.  This one is particularly close to my heart: Internet connectivity. Since you are reading this blog, I’m going to assume you are already astute, upwardly mobile and blindingly handsome/beautiful but just in case you didn’t already know – I […]

The Optus Debacle


The speaker list for this years’ Code Camp Oz has been published. For those passionate about .Net or with a passing interest in the Microsoft platform technologies will find this is an event to be reckoned with. Community leaders and technical specialists bring you technical sessions on the latest and […]

Code Camp Speaker List


If it’s Lego you’re looking for, check out Lego Republic After an endless series of gaffes and misreads, we meet the conclusion of one of the longest kit builds in my experience. You would expect that a kit containing over 5,000 pieces would take some amount of time to construct!  […]

Easter Build II: The Conclusion



Well, with the majority of the unpacking more or less done, it was time to finally open that big box of Lego which was delivered oh so long ago (about six months now). You might recall I posted a photo of the box last year.  That’s right, this Easter break […]

Easter Build Time



Game Review Time   Title: Lost: Via Domus (‘via home’ in latin) Maker: Ubisoft Platform: Xbox 360 Display: True HD 40" LCD (Samsung) @ 1080p Audio: Sony 7.1 amp   Overview:  Well, unless you’ve been sticking to government owned TV stations or otherwise avoiding mass media it’s doubtful you haven’t […]

Lost: Via Domus



Sorry, I couldn’t help myself – I had to post about this.  It was declared today that the HMAS Sydney – long since missing after it was assumed she was sunk off the coast of Western Australia during World War II – has been discovered. This is a 66-year old […]

Wreck of the HMAS Sydney found!



Readify Developer Network http://www.readify.net/rdn.aspx   Tonight Chris Hewitt and I are presenting ReadiPrimer sessions as part of Readify’s Developer Network series at Clifton’s (on Edward street, near Central Station) starting at 4:30pm.   Location: Cliftons- 288 Edward St, Brisbane   My presentation will center on Agile Development (and the Microsoft Solutions […]

Readify RDN Tonight (Brisbane)





Well today we officially move into our new home.  We’re still renting so that’s a bummer although looking at the newspaper headlines today, I’d say we’re lucky. It’s not been a cheap move, but at least the end is in sight.  It’s been making my work very hard to accomplish […]

Moving