04th May 2016
A couple of years ago I made the move away from Wordpress and the unruly MySQL database for my personal site, and decided to embrace the static site. At first I was really excited by a app called Docpad, which worked in a similar way to Jekyll, i.e. processing pages and outputting purely flat html/css/js files.
13th October 2013
The tools still aren't available to design for the web in a way that makes any sense - other than using code itself.
10th April 2013
A trip to Delhi profoundly affected my views and outlook on the world, and life. It's a culture shock in every respect.
04th January 2010
I wrote this piece of music about 15 years ago when I was a music student at York.
17th July 2007
Last night it was sport's evening at the school my kids attend.
11th July 2007
A few short years ago being a designer was fun.   Clients wanted smart animations and 'flash intros', they wanted everything to look impressive and didn't care about usability.
10th July 2007
Another day, another dog from the Wood Green Animal Shelter.
07th July 2007
Over the last couple of years I’ve heard many people bemoan the fact that a lot of websites 'are all starting to look the same'. There’s a certain amount of truth in this.