• Going Ropeless

    The impact of a simpler, freer life is clear. How much do we miss out on experiences because of caution, rules, expectations? Perhaps, sometimes, the risk of 'going ropeless' is worth it.

  • Job Titles

    I think that the distinction between developers and designers is actually an important one that we should keep, not throw away.

  • So you’re leaving?

    [Old post] Written around the time I left my old job, his is a vagely amusing email exchange with a cyclist colleague of mine that's worth saving.

  • Thoughts on going to Uni

    There's a great discussion going on on Emma Mulqueeny's blog that's people giving advice to a young person who's thinking about going to Uni to study computer science, or something similar. Here's my take on the matter (slightly edited).

  • I’m a PHP Expert!

    OK, OK, yes, this post is partly blatent self-promotion, but it’s also a moment of honesty and a hopefully-interesting reflection on an interesting little test that I did today.

  • Sparks

    I've been thinking about how my journey to leaving my job started. It's funny how a few words can have such a profound effect on your life.

  • Going Ropeless

    All sorts of things are ‘speaking’ to me at the moment. I’m not sure if God is talking louder in this uncertain time or if I’m listening better. Last night we did a bit of TV catchup and saw the jungle episode of the BBC’s brilliant ‘Human Planet’. And while the programme as a whole […]