June, 2004

  • What a weekend - The New Old Place, Smart Client Guides and Old Stories Re-Told

    Wow, The weekend over so soon, it went by in a flash. Where does one start? Thats easy, my friend and colleague Caroline Price is here in Singapore!!! Woo Hoo!!! Some of the Australian readers of this blog may know her from the amazing work that...
  • The Hardman goes head to head with the Philippines

    So just last week I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the Philippines Developer Days. This was a two day event which had information on topics from security to Visual Studio 2005 to mobilty programming. In these sessions I was asked to present...
  • Less than 24 hours until Singapore Idol auditions

    UPDATE Looks like we are good to go, my lawyer buddies said to go for it and they are cheering me on. So the clock is ticking away as we speak, less than 24 hours before Singapore Idol begins, and I have hit a bit of a stumble... One of the...
  • Fitness Centers and Too Much Spaghetti Bolongnese

    So I decided to take the plunge today to sign up for a fitness club called Planet Fitness . So I boarded my Singapore Taxi spaceship and shot on over to Far East Square (a location in Singapore that has some great pubs and bars) where the famous Planet...
  • Malaysia Innovation Day Preparation

    Well back to the real world or work now... On June 29th Malaysia will be holding an event called Innovation Day , this event will be huge and by the looks of things the excitement around it is already so huge that the event if fully booked out, not...
  • Thursday... and Friday seems so far away...

    Well we are getting to the end of the week, friday seems so far away though. I am sure many of you have felt that way in the past. Caroline is well and truly here and she was so excited to be in Singapore... Last night I decided that we should go...
  • Singapore Idol Contest Part 2

    So where were we... Oh yes thats right, the first drops of rain were appearing... It was at that point I saw people leaving the queue sacraficing their spots in the queue and hoping that by the good grace of human nature they would be there when...
  • Hardman back on the air - after a disappearance of sorts

    First off, I apologise for being away for a while. So much has happened the Singapore Idol first stage auditions have been and gone and I was in the Philippines presenting at their DevDays sessions on Mobility and SQL Server CE. Where do we begin...
  • So this is what it feels like...

    So I used to blog on The Spoke, however I have been told by my good buddy Frank Arrigo that this is the place to be, so lets see how it goes. Just a quick blog entry, Ill make a big on tonight!!! Catch Ya later Hardman Out ...read more
  • Singapore Idol Part 3 - Are we there yet?

    So when I last left you all I was being led away from the registration process by a Singapore Idol staff member. She led me back out the door and I started to think what is going on now, is this something to do with my friend and the clothes? Well...