Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 7) – Two Jags and the seductress

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 7, the final part. Jaguar XFS My first ever Jaguar was the chosen replacement and… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 7) – Two Jags and the seductress

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 6) – A story of love at first sight

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 6. TVR Chimaera One day I stumbled across a very nice TVR Chimaera. I’d heard… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 6) – A story of love at first sight

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 5) – Snotty salesmen, regrets, and the monster

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 5. Audi A4 I’m 40 and as a treat to myself I decide to buy… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 5) – Snotty salesmen, regrets, and the monster

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 4) – One of my best, one of my worst, and a poltergeist

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 4. Vauxhall Carlton Next up is one of my most favorite cars a Vauxhall Carlton… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 4) – One of my best, one of my worst, and a poltergeist

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 3) – You can steal one of those with a lollipop stick.

I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. This is part 3. Opel Ascona Exit the Capri and welcome the Opel Ascona 1.9 Berlinetta in metallic… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 3) – You can steal one of those with a lollipop stick.

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 2) – The Sweeny and every boys dream

This is the second part of my life with cars. I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. I’d love to think my kids read this… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 2) – The Sweeny and every boys dream

Cars, General, Humour

My life with cars (Part 1) – Where it all began

I’ve had a great time writing this story. I set out to write about the cars I’ve had over the past 35 years, but 4000 words later, I ended up writing about the many fond memories I’ve had around car ownership and life in general. I’d love to think my kids read this story in… Continue reading My life with cars (Part 1) – Where it all began

General, Process, Technology, WEB

The one question that every CIO should ask themselves… What are you going to do when (not if) your cloud systems fail?

I’ve deliberately used the word Cloud to grab your attention but the question is equally applicable if you use Cloud systems or in house systems. This post was prompted following an interesting twitter conversation I had last night with Frank Scavo and Dennis Howlett around yesterday’s outage of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Frank started… Continue reading The one question that every CIO should ask themselves… What are you going to do when (not if) your cloud systems fail?