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What I do

Further to writing about “Creating and Consuming”, I’ve been thinking about how some of the people I find most interesting on social networks are people who actually talk and write about what THEY are doing rather then repeating things that… Continue Reading →

Creating and Consuming

I find that there is a constant tension in my life, and I think particularly in my industry – working on the web – between creating content and consuming content. I always feel like I SHOULD create more content. But… Continue Reading →

Laravel: Further forays into Test Driven Development (TDD)

I’m using Test Driven Development (TDD) for the first (and second) time on a couple of side projects. Here are some further reflections on the process and issues I’ve come across.

Christmas and Advent: busy-ness and reflection

It does seem that the expectations that the church puts on people don’t match with how a lot of people live out the month of December.

Accessibility is good for everyone

A simple, practical example of how accessibility is good for everyone.

To the man on the pink scooter

You probably thought I was a bit funny. I mean, you were the adult man on the pink, three-wheeled Barbie scooter, but *you* probably wondered what *I* was doing. I was in my car. I saw you from afar and… Continue Reading →

Websites without photos

Examples of websites that use no, or very few photos, simplifying design choices, and making them super fast.

Parenting: Living someone else’s life

And so we’ve come to see that one of the key facts of parenting is that you really truly do start living someone else’s life.

Software doesn’t have to be terrible

TL;DR: We’re coding for the web all wrong. And it’s mostly because of the languages we’re using. We’re piling hack upon hack upon hack. Good coding principles and practices are becoming more common in web development, but I can’t help wishing we… Continue Reading →

Let’s stop glorifying “Startups” and celebrate happy, successful businesses

I wish we’d stop glorifying Startup culture and start celebrating the many successful, happy, bootstrapped and lifestyle businesses that exist.

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