September 13, 2011

Real Shaving Company : Step 1 : Daily face scrub

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This is the first of my product reviews for Real Shaving Company’s product line that was sent to me by their PR division.  One of the very attractive selling points to me is the availability of this product.  It is priced right and locally available to me.  I love shopping online as much as the […]

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September 9, 2011

Bluebeards revenge, the follow up

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This is the follow up to the post is wrote about 2 months ago when I first received my tub of bluebeard’s revenge shaving cream. The reason for waiting so long was to give it a proper run through, and to properly test their beard reduction claim. They claim that after prolonged ( 30 to […]

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September 2, 2011

Real Shaving Company shaving products

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About 2 weeks ago Real Shaving company ( @realshavingUK @realshavingUS ) sent out a request for bloggers willing to test out and then write about their products.  This seems to be a trending theme  for companies trying to reduce their marketing costs and get their brands known around social media(maybe more on that subject later). […]

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August 22, 2011

Easing the pain of Database maintenance on android

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I’ve been working on a couple android apps for the past couple weeks, and have gone through some of the “new platform” growing pains.  Not that Android is the problem, just the changing from a platform/framework that I am familiar with, to something new and exciting.  This post won’t cover how to use a database, […]

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August 9, 2011

Category shuffling

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I took some time over the last few days to reshuffle/restructure some of the tags and categories on this site.  I’ve been doing more product reviews lately, and those have found themselves in a very generic category, while they are precise in nature. I hope this new structure will help my readers get the information […]

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August 3, 2011

Montreal is falling apart

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I am proud to call myself a Canadian, and proud to be from Montreal ( but don’t tell anyone. ).  In the past couple of years, we have seen our proud and wonderful city begin to fall into ruin.  From overpasses falling down on the highway, to trains falling over on bridges to bridges being […]

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July 21, 2011

Spam

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Most, if not all of you at some point have received your fair share of spam, and i don’t mean the meat.  Now spam comes in multiple formats and delivery methods.  You’ve got your get cheap drugs spam, dietary supplement spam, pornographic spam, the “enlarge/increase ….” spam.  Something for everyone. With the popularity of social media, […]

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July 20, 2011

What is J2EE/JEE?

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In the past couple of months my interaction with recruiters, placement agencies, head hunters and just other IT folks has increased as I have been looking for a new job, new contracts, new potential clients.  Having a relatively strong background in Java ( 10 years of having seen everything from distributed services via RMI, low […]

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Initial Product review: BlueBeards Revenge Shaving Cream July 11, 2011

Initial Product review: BlueBeards Revenge Shaving Cream

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This is a follow up to a post from a couple weeks back regarding a product review for BlueBeard’s Revenge.  We my parcel arrived this week ( thanks to the long delays in the Canadian’s postal system due to the strike and subsequent lockout, topic of a previous post as well ). So far I […]

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July 3, 2011

The story of a good man

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This is the story of my dad, well some parts anyways.  Becoming a dad myself, I’ve come to realize a few things and wanted to thank my dad. He died four years ago this past week-end, and I always find it difficult during the days around the anniversary of his death. My dad died from […]

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