M&M Collector Blog

I have been collecting M&M chocolate dispensers and other M&M memorabilia for the past seven years. Tonight I decided to create a new blog to share my collection with others who might also collect similar items or might just be interested in having a look at them.   I have over 70 items in my collection…

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Face in hole.com

Have some fun with www.faceinhole.com.  Place your face or your friends face into a well known picture;  Thanks for the link Chris. Grumpy Wookie (Chris O’Connor) CodeJedi (Me)

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Son of GrumpyWookie to be a young web developer

This is the son of a friend of mine Chris O’Connor (GrumpyWookie).   It is very funny how the sons of nerd become nerds (my son is also a chip of my shoulder)…I also like the way he promotes SharePoint and C#.

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I’m presenting at Best Practices in Information Worker / Office evening in Redmond

I have been invited to present a solution I helped implement last year, while working at Strategic Data Management, to the greater Microsoft Worldwide Technical Specialist community, while I am at Redmond next week.  The solution was for South East Water in Victoria.  This is a great opportunity to showcase a solution that cover a…

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The new Knight Rider is a Ford GT500KR with Microsoft SYNC

This morning I read an interesting email sent to me from Velle Kolde, Senior Product Manager Automotive at Microsoft about a revived Knight Rider movie (cool – I remember the original with the Hoff-meister).  Velle talks about the new Knight Rider movie that is going to air soon and also about the Microsoft SYNC being…

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DWS announces acquisition of Strategic Data Management

I heard today that Strategic Data Management (SDM), the company I use to work for before joining Microsoft, is positioned to be acquired by DWS for $8.3M.  The transaction is expected to be completed by January 1 2008. You can check out the ASX announcement here.

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Sipping cocktails in Queensland

For those that know me, you will know that I have a tendency of collecting all sorts of things, but my main collection fetish is all things M&M related. I have in my collection some 40 M&M chocolate dispensers, some are classic ones from the 80’s and some are newer ones I got for Easter….

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Away in the Sun with my family

I am heading north to sunning Queensland on Saturday morning to spend some well deserved holiday time with my lovely wife and two wonderful children. I am not taking my laptop with me and therefore blogging will be just a little bit difficult. So my blog will be quiet for the next two weeks. We…

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Tenth year Wedding anniversary

Today is my tenth year Wedding anniversary. Ten years ago Nicole and I got married at Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, this weekend we are going to return there with our two children Ethan and Jayde and show them were their Mum and Dad got married.

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