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About

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I’m a Canadian who recently ended a several-year stint in the UK. I work in networking and telecom, and blog a lot about whatever amuses me. Mostly it seems that music (usually live) and science amuses me.

My name is Tim, but you can call me Mr. Dickinson.

I lived in Canada from 1969 until 2001. I grew up in the tiny area of West Brook, near Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. From 1987 to 1993 I went to university in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I lived for a year in Toronto, and then for about a year and a half in Pembroke (also in Ontario) whilst doing more univeristy studies. From late 1995 until 2001 I lived in Ottawa, Ontario. From early 2001 until late 2009 I lived in London, UK (with a side trip to France in 2007 to get married).

I currently live in Sydney, Australia.

I grew up on a farm, but I live in cities now. I still go back to the farm about twice a year.

My qualifications are in science and engineering.

I’ve worked for the Canadian government in a few different departments: the Defence ministry, the Atomic Energy agency, and the Space agency. Since 1998 I’ve been in communications and networking.

If you want to email me, you can get me on timmyd at gmail dot com. You can also read my personal blog, Timinator.

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2 comments

  1. Glad you enjoyed the Just Falafs experience so much.
    Simon


  2. Papa was a rollin stone…. no your talking my language

    Nick



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