This isn't a post I thought I would be writing. After 22 years, I'm leaving IBM. I have loved my career and the people I worked with! I want to thank all my managers, mentors, coaches, leaders and teams. Without you and your support, I would not have had the opportunities I enjoyed at IBM. To say I will miss you would be an understatement.
Intro A new starter to the team asked me how and why I chose Node & React. It led to the below... The Pivot and POV In 2018 we released our latest and most significant Cognos Application. Next, my manager tasked me with leading the development of a cloud-native app. Our 'New Tech' Team was … Continue reading The Pivot
In November 2021 I took part in the Race of Remembrance [RoR]. In a Mission Motorsport C1 donated by Bad Obsession Motorsport [BOM]: YouTubers and creators of the infamous Project Binky. To coincide with the announcement of the RoR 2022 dates, BOM released their video of our race. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkbQuPT9Kog Please donate to this awesome cause: … Continue reading Race of Remembrance, 2021: The Video
Race of Remembrance 2019 ended with a bang... Third time lucky! 2019's Race of Remembrance [RoR] ended with a literal bang. Before my first stint, the owner of the car lost it into Rocket and crashed heavily into the marshal post. Thankfully, he walked away with only a broken shoulder. It was a BIG ONE! … Continue reading Race of Remembrance, 2021
Update: Northern Delboy & Rodney were actually Ben and Twigg from Vtec Direct Motorsport MSV EnduroKA - https://www.enduroka.co.uk/ Snetterton hosted round two of MSV's EnduroKA series. The temptation of a 12-hour race competed with it being a long way to drive another unknown circuit. If others were keen it was on. A sense of ease was released … Continue reading Race three, round three: Third time lucky?
We came last, caught fire, had a blast, and can't wait to race a KA again.
Part 1 - Introduction Part 2 - Qualifying Part 3 - Race day & warm up Part 4 - My first race Croft in a C1 Max is having a good time, it’s his local circuit and the marshals and ‘crowd’ love him! There is no pressure, and if I were him I’d assume the … Continue reading My First Race
Part 1 - Introduction Part 2 - Qualifying Part 3 - Race day & warm up Part 4 - My first race Race Day Awake at 6ish (better than 5am) and started looking at Max’s lap vs. my laps again. We’re due at the circuit for 10:30ish and I head up for 10am to soak … Continue reading My First Race Day
Part 1 - Introduction Part 2 - Qualifying Part 3 - Race day & warm up Part 4 - My first race Qualifying I meet Mark (Rich's partner in crime) at the Amigo Motorsport setup, I can remember floating rather than walking to meet him. He can clearly see I’m a bundle of energy and … Continue reading My First Qualifying
My first race!