Not been in much, lately…

It’s probably an obvious statement at this point that I’ve let my blog fall by the wayside, somewhat. 7 posts this year, and 3 of those were about something that happened last year. I was thinking about this earlier this evening, and it struck me that it’s got less to …

Art, opportunity, and favouritism

Nothing makes you an expert on modern/contemporary art like becoming an international traveller.  There’s something about art galleries which is a bit of a draw – a combination of being able to see one-of-a-kind works by humankind’s revered creative minds, having one’s mind expanded by trying to work out what …

Anatomy of a head-wall interface

I’ve been doing some work on the website for my new co-venture, WhiskySquad – a monthly whisky tasting exercise designed to give enthusiastic amateurs a chance to get their palates around some interesting stuff – and the problem that needed solving in this instance was that of easily setting up …

Their mums must get some awesome postcards!

It’d be fair to say that I know a fairly mobile bunch of people – many of my friends from growing up don’t live in the ol’ neighbourhood any more, though having moved to different parts of Australia, or the world.  I’m going to assume this is pretty normal going …

Further tales of Windows brilliance

We have an arrangement set up here in our office so that in order to work from home we connect to the corporate network using the Cisco VPN (Virtual Private Network) Client – a little bit of software that burrows through the Intertubes and joins up to some servers in …