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50 Book Challenge 2012 – Book 46-48

50 Book Challenge 2012 – Book 46-48

46. Erin Bried – How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew (2010)    This book is a combination of tips/instructions given by a number of different grandfathers to the author of this book. Whilst a lot of the things are pretty straight...
50 Book Challenge 2012 – Book 30-45

50 Book Challenge 2012 – Book 30-45

30. Mark Bowden – Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War (1999)       Despite the film adaption being quite good, I actually didn’t like this book that much. I found it quite difficult to read as there were a lot of characters making it a struggle to read...
50 Book Challenge 2012 – Book 25-29

50 Book Challenge 2012 – Book 25-29

25. George R.R. Martin – A Storm of Swords (2000)        The third in the Song of Ice and Fire (aka Game of Thrones) series. I’m really getting into this series now and have had to force myself to not read on once I finished this one. I want to space the...
Programming Metro Style Apps

Programming Metro Style Apps

On Wednesday myself and my manager went to a workshop on Windows 8 Metro application development. I mentioned the ‘Windows 8 Conflab‘ in a previous blog post and this was actually the event, just delayed by a couple of months and changed slightly! The...
50 Book Challenge 2012 – Book 22-24

50 Book Challenge 2012 – Book 22-24

22. George R.R. Martin – A Clash of Kings (1999)        After reading the first ‘Song of Ice and Fire’ book I knew I’d be reading on with the rest of the series, I just read a couple of books in between to have a “breather”. Once...