Author Archives: Rob

Little big planet

There’s a old saying that says “it’s a small world” and it really is. The saying relates in reality to the 7 degrees of separation theory which states that you are only ever 7 connections from anyone on the planet. … Continue reading

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S**t I got old!

This morning when I woke up the day was the same as any other, the only difference is that I would be driving down to Westbury to drop off my eldest son at the Army Officers Selection Board so he … Continue reading

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It’s been a week now since I opened up and bared my soul to the world. It’s one week later and nothing has changed for me. The ground didn’t open up and swallow me whole nor have I been sent … Continue reading

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My names Rob and I’m mental


“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Feels a little like the cliché alcoholics anonymous meeting, “My names Rob and I’m … Continue reading

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The only constant is change

We it’s been almost 3 years since I last posted anything and a lot has changed.Back in April 2012 we were blessed with twins, a boy and a girl, both healthy kids. Let us fast forward to today and those … Continue reading

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RIP SBS! All hail the cloud

As many of you will have heard by now, Microsoft announced late last week the end of Microsoft Small Business server as we know it. In the most recent version they introduced Small Business Server Essentials which was Pre-licenses with … Continue reading

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I don’t like that!

My kids often say that when I offer them something ‘different’; albeit a different type of food or a film that they’ve never heard of. Ever time they complain I always say, ‘Look try it and if you don’t like … Continue reading

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Technology is easy!

For almost 18 years I have been working in IT. I guess if I think back, like all true geeks, it was always destined to be. At the age of 8 I was coding ‘Connect4’ on a Commodore Amiga 500 … Continue reading

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Alignment is key

I love my life. I think that has to be the bluntest start I have made to a blog post yet but it’s true, I do love my life. Things are finally starting to come together after some time, when … Continue reading

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Trend WFBS Server filling hard disk

This morning I was looking into a low disk space condition on a clients server. Of a 400GB partition there was only 68GB left, now in an era of high disk usage this may not seem to abnormal but for … Continue reading

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