My journey from hell

By Tuesday, December 22, 2009 0 Permalink 0

I've just added pictures from my nightmare journey here   Complete chaos and the worst driving experience ever for me! Apparently Basingstoke and Reading were the worst hit areas (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8427087.stm)   After 7.5 hours to drive less than 4 miles I made it to Chineham where luckily I had somewhere to stay for the night. At first I attempted ...

Sea Kayaking – North Devon

By Monday, September 21, 2009 0 Permalink 0

  The first weekend in September I went Sea Kayaking with the Lilly social club! Had a great weekend and would certainly be up for trying it again one day! (Even though I was pretty rubbish at it :p )   We had a nice early start in Illfracombe on the Sat so we drove down to Barnstable ...

Lilly Day Of Service

By Monday, August 31, 2009 0 Permalink 0

A couple weeks ago I joined the UK Business IT team to complete the Day of Service :) Thanks to Jason for organising!   Our task was to paint the corridors, toilets & a new door of Chineham Village Hall in Basingstoke. . . Yes I know that doesn't sound like a lot but believe me with ...

ASP.NET ListBox missing SelectedItems property

By Wednesday, June 17, 2009 0 Permalink 0

Yesterday whilst creating an ASP.NET application I needed to find the selected items in a ListBox with SelectionMode="Multiple" property set, unfortunately I found that ASP.NET (and VB.NET) doesn't support the SelectedItems property it only has SelectedItem! How annoying! Especailly since it is avaliable in WinForms!   Anyway thought I'd share my simple workaround in case anyone else ...

Visiting my hometown Newquay

By Wednesday, May 6, 2009 0 Permalink 0

Last week I went back to my home town Newquay in Cornwall. It felt strange being back where I grew up (and remembering just how lucky I was being so close to the beach and fantastic views!).�   During my time there I went cycling along the Camel Trail, it really does have some amazing views. I've ...

External blogging…

By Tuesday, April 7, 2009 0 Permalink 0

I've been writing a blog internally at work for quite some time now and I've finally started to realise the benefits of blogging. Yes its time consuming (especially trying to keep up with all your friends/collgues) but now I agree it's worth it...time time try it externally   Blogging internally I found benefits such as: Posting about projects your ...