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Archive for July, 2008

The two faces of Netware training…

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 Posted in Training, UK | 3 Comments »

I won't lie to you, this training is tough. This week, we're being put through an intense course of Novell Netware and Linux training. The pace of the course is certainly at the limit of my brain's ability to ...

Christmas comes early…

Friday, July 25th, 2008 Posted in UK | No Comments »

Let me set the scene: mid-July, one of the hottest days of the year so far, up in the loft, probably the warmest room in BAS HQ. What are we doing? Trying on all our polar clothing of course! No training ...

System tested, fault not found…

Monday, July 21st, 2008 Posted in Training, UK | 2 Comments »

Last week, Karen and I were at NSSL in Redhill, a satcom and marine radio firm where we were being trained how to pull apart, reassemble and (hopefully) fix some of the kit we'll have down on the bases. Jolly ...

A few weeks in…

Friday, July 11th, 2008 Posted in UK | 2 Comments »

Well, a lot's happened in my first three weeks on the job! It's flown by and I haven't made any blog posts until now because I've generally been totally shattered at the end of each day due to so much ...