Upping Sticks

I mentioned recently I’d been planning some changes around here I wanted to do this on the two year blog-anniversary as it seemed a cool thing to do but it hasn’t worked out that way so I’m doing it today (it’s just a coincidence it’s Halloween) I’m moving my blog and hosting it myself When

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Microsoft’s Virtual Storage Centre

That’s what the BBC called it anyway! With all the Azure stuff in the media I wasn’t surprised when this appeared on the BBC website Microsoft has launched a new platform, Windows Azure, in which data and applications will not be stored on individuals’ computers. The BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones opens the door on the company’s

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SBS 2008 Launch Event in Bristol

I mentioned in a recent post that I wouldn’t be attending the SBS launch event at the AMITPRO meeting so I’d be going to the Bristol event instead That was last Thursday and I’m pleased I made the journey down It was the first time I’ve attended an SBS user group that isn’t AMITPRO so

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Happy Blog Day To Me

Where has the last year gone? Today marks two years of writing my blog (and David Schrag – happy blog day to you as well!) It’s been an interesting 12 months for a ton of reasons. I’m not really into those “last years highlights” posts as you’ll all grown ups…you can go through my archives

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Clustered Redundancy Offspring

Blame Vlad for the title 🙂 Just a baby update! Last week we went for a “4-d” scan This is different from the usual sonograms in that you get to see a lot more detail From: http://www.flickr.com/photos/andyparkes/2935907828/ I think some of them are a little weird looking but others are amazing detailed. You’ll have to

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Quiet Before The Storm?

It’s been a couple of months since I blogged about how I’d not posted all that much recently. It’s happened again. After a brief flurry I realised today I haven’t posted anything for two weeks I’ve no idea where the last two weeks have gone to be honest and I didn’t realise it had been

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Opening Excel During a Mail Merge

It’s weird how people panic when something is slightly different to how they expect I client called me this morning as she was trying to do a mail merge but it was behaving differently to how her other mail merges work Basically when she opened the Word document with the mail merge in, Excel also

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