The End: this blog leaps over to Windows Live Spaces

I’ve decided to move my blog to a new home on Windows Live Spaces. I hope you’ll move with me. My new blog URL is To subscribe to the new RSS feed, simply click this link: Thanks for being with me on TechNet. See you on the other side.

Brainfart with Vista

By our standards it’s quite subtle, but there’s no doubting that Windows Vista is behind this new site at If you don’t know Demitri Martin (i.e. you are one of the 95% of human beings living outside of the USA) you may not recognise the voice. But you may still enjoy the humor (i.e….

[FRIDAY GAG] Britain’s Favourite Joke

This was recently voted Britain’s funniest joke: A woman gets on a bus, carrying her baby. As she pays her fare, the driver says ‘Urghh, that’s the ugliest baby I’ve ever seen.’ The woman goes to the back of the bus, fuming with indignation, and sits down next to another passenger. She turns to the…

My Mouse has a Dirty Bottom

What is that stuff that keeps building up on my mouse’s bottom? No matter how many times I clean it off and scrub the surrounding desk area it keeps coming back. I don’t use a mouse mat because the Health & Safety Police told me it’s better to use the wide area of the desk to…


The Joys of International Working

If you’ve ever had the “pleasure” of working for an international company the size of Microsoft, this short film parody will almost certainly raise a wry, if somewhat vexatious, smile. Enjoy!