About

Name: Billy Dickson
Ocupation: Work in Information Technology (IT).
Marital Status: Long time partner, now my wife from 31st October 2006 (Yes I know its Halloween but that was the first date we met!)
Relations: 1 sister, 1 set of parents, 1 neice, 2 grandmothers, 1 grandfather and numerous cousins and second cousins
Religion: Not religous, which probably makes me an athiest.
Music Taste: I’ve got a pretty eclectic taste: 80′s Alternative, Goth, Metal to The Smiths, NIN, The Ramones, Bauhaus, Portishead to name but a few.
Outlook: Usually optomistic, but also realist.
Likes: Spending time with friend and socialising, playing pool, travelling and holidays! keeping fit and going to the gym, tinkering about with new technology.I also enjoy reading, photography, Chinese, Tai, India and Italian food. I used to play bass guitar in various bands when I was younger and still enjoy playing now and again, either on my own or jamming with friends.
Dislikes: American Management speak (which we seen to have adopted in the UK).
Pets: None at the moment, would love a dog or cat in the future but don’t have the space or the time just now.
Interest: Web Technologies such as XHTML and CSS Network and Computing Technologies Music, TV and general entertainment Reading: Terry Pratchett, Christopher Brookmyre, Irvine Welsh, Ben Elton, Iain Banks, Douglas Adams, Tom Clancy, J.R.R Tolkien, David Eddings, Stephen King and many more.
Goals: To have a happy and illness free life while enjoying the company of friends and family, also to face new and interesting challenges in my job and in my personal life. Maybe do a few more marathons depending on my knees ;-)
Work Things: I’m currently studying towards Microsofts MCSE Certification, after that Red Hat Certified Engineer (decided against the RHCE track, it’s just too damn expensive) I think I’ll retake my Cisco Certified Network Associate exan and maybe study towards my¬† Linux Professional Institute Exam, depending on work or time constraints .