This morning I went on a bear hunt with beth, we walked through some woods while Tom was at football practice. Beth insisted on making arrows out of sticks so we could find our way back which was sweet. She also helped me up the hills by holding my hand .. does she think meContinue reading “Bear hunting”
Last weekend post arry stag, we went to a party for maddies first birthday. She was one weeks ago but this was for all her NCT friends (or should that be for anna’s NCT friends 🙂 ) anyways she is SHORT. Compaired to the other children she looked like half the size. I can seeContinue reading “Maddie is short”
Last weekend was arrys stag weekend, to be honest it was a fairly relaxed afair. We shot stuff drank stuff a few people had their bums shaved .. quiet night out really.
MYSQL installs trivially on a mac using the packages downloadable from the mysql web site. I therefore did not follow this installation path 😉 Under the hood OSX is BSD, to this end many unix packages have been ported to OSX. The easiest way to install and manage these is via darwin ports http://www.darwinports.com .Continue reading “Installing MYSQL on a mac”
BRILLIANT. Tom returned from swimming yesturday clad in a towel, having lost one shoe and his trousers. I am sure my mother would empathise with the dispair Anna and I felt for his cluelessness! I cant help but be a little proud of my genetic heritage. I dont think there was anything i did notContinue reading “Trousers and shoes”
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Some of my own .. some lifted from collegues – again stored to review later. Dont get sucked into trends, build what you need not whats fashionable. A prototype speaks volumes, if you don’t know what you want to build, build something fast and be prepared to throw it away. Don’t throw good design onContinue reading “Rules of IT”
I posted this to a mailing list I belong too, however I think it might be interesting to come back and read it later .. so cross posting here. These are conversation suggestions, discussion points to have with managers entering the IT space to equip them to help improve the space. Take the longContinue reading “Observations on IT”
So easter eh! Well this year was kind of complex. We have family traditions at easter. The ‘easter bunny’ brings easter eggs and hides them about the house/garden (depending on the weather). On sunday we have ‘childrens day’ which is just like mothers/fathers day except for children. The grownups bring the children breakfast in bedContinue reading “Fibbing to children”
I had a meeting with the teachers for tom and beth a few days ago, it went well on the whole. Beth is doing well she has ‘concentration issues’ but thats just Beth :-), the teacher recounted a few amusing stories of Beth being Beth, (For example, the time she draw around her foot and wasContinue reading “Parent consultation”