At work I have a great colleague whose only weakness is her choice in football teams. Hibernian FC. I asked her this morning “how was the game” and “%&*£~@* £%#*%” came back the response. In amongst the ranting and raving was an utter gem of a quote:- The referee was the height of shite! Classic. […]Read more "Footie pundit"
As lunches go it was fairly unspectacular but when you mix it up with the family it makes it very tasty indeed. Only downside was having to go back to work after it.Read more "Lunch with the tribe"
My first car, Gary the Golf has gone to that great car park in the sky. Now I am driving a nice Honda Civic and have to say WOW! It doesn’t rattle, it’s insanely smooth to drive and it’s as comfortable as cab be. Chuffed beyond words.Read more "Gary’s gone"
A leader is someone who demonstrates what is possible. AJ was awesome. It took him a while to pluck up the courage but rocked it once he got into it.Read more "Tae Kwon Do"
With the best will in the world I love my kids. They make me laugh, proud, scared and crazy in equal measure. So at the ages of 6 and 3 is it really too much to ask that mornings aren’t so fraught. Cereal, packed lunches and getting dressed. What are we in for when they […]Read more "Taming tornadoes"
So last week it was “I might have unfixed this…’ but now it is most definitely fixed. Just unpublishable – if that is even a word. My local instance has all the characteristics I need working on the live site. One Umbraco installation with two sites, each with their own hostname entry. The templates are […]Read more "Umbraco pain part II"
Lovely day out with the bairns enjoying the sunshine and the surrounding countryside of Dumfries House. Lunch was delicious after standing in a queue that would choke the proverbial. Engineering water park and walled garden especially good. Even managed a game of pooh sticks – Angus wonRead more "Dumfries House"
Girls are all out in the town for lunch and liquid refreshments. Meanwhile me and the kids are enjoying the gorgeous weather.Read more "Mother’s Day Eve"
Or the M77 as it’s more commonly known. 50 mph speed limit on the stretch of road works. Not according to most of the traffic I encountered tonight. A special thanks must go out to those VIP drivers who clearly are special and everyone must clear the lane for them. My old car and young […]Read more "whacky races"
Throughout my working life content management systems have been a big deal. From early Modx, building my own to learn PHP, obtree, Goss, WordPress and Umbraco, my personal favourite, I have seen plenty of ways of doing the same thing. Tonight I was working on an Umbraco site and found new and interesting ways of […]Read more "Umbraco pain & gain"