New blog design

Over the weekend I thought I would reskin the blog… and thought borrowing Scott’s would be a whole bunch easier… I need to play around with the colours a bit but I thought it’s a great head start. Thanks Scott, I owe you a beer 🙂 And welcome home…


My new role…

I have realised my long term goal in joining the Developer Platform Evangelism group (known as DPE). My new role is the Developer Marketing Manager previously held by Finula Crowe who returned to Ireland. Fin has left some pretty big (and high) shoes to fill and I’m slowly learning all the amazing things she did…


Happy New Year and New Job

Where has 2009 gone so far?  I can still remember Christmas lunch looking at the Easter Eggs on the supermarket shelves. Bad news for the waist line as I still haven’t lost the extra weight from having the baby… unlike my wife. Just before Christmas, I accepted a new job in the Partner Technology Specialist…

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Sydney is a Toy City

Bathtub II from Keith Loutit on Vimeo. Mic showed me these great videos from Keith Loutit.  I thought it was some uber detailed model but it’s a time lapsed video without CGI which is just amazing.  It reminds me of micro machines…

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My New Delicate Genius T-Shirt

I was privileged to receive a Delicate Genius T-shirt from the Delicate Genius himself last week.  As promised Michael, here I am showing off my new wardrobe 🙂 Thanks!

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I’ve arrived in Sydney…

I’ve finally made it to Sydney and have almost finished my first week at Microsoft Australia.  I’ve been talking to people from around the business collecting ideas; meeting Partners hearing what needs to be done first hand and learning one or two new abbreviations… I’ve also figured out pretty quickly that: It’s called prawns… not shrimp…

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Christian Longstaff joining Microsoft Australia

Hello everybody… I’m transferring to Microsoft Australia next month from the UK to start a new job as an ISV (Independent Software Vendor) Partner Development Manager.  I’ve been with the company for over 5 years in various partner facing roles and am really looking forward to this new challenge…   Please watch this space over…

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