Category: Stuff that doesn’t fit in another category

  • Live Comedy – An Opportunity…

    I was in Newcastle over the weekend, taking my mum to see Dara O’Briain as a birthday present.  One of the key parts of his act, above and beyond the prepared themes, is his interaction with the audience.  As he says at the start, things will happen in this show that won’t happen elsewhere on […]

  • Brit Mums – Dad Group

    Have to say, hand on heart, that I’ve never been on the BritMums website.  Not knowingly, anyway. (Cue the music while I have a quick look. Nope. No, definitely not been there before. Alien territory. Here be Mums. Ctrl-D)  Apparently I should be spending a good deal more time there in the future as there’s […]

  • Sharepoint Designer 2010 / SQL Server Data Connection

    For future information… Should you receive the following error message: the data retrieval service encountered an error during connection to the data source. Check the firewall on the server.  If it is not allowing traffic both ways on TCP port 1433, add rules to let it do that.  Oh, and Windows Authentication didn’t work for […]