• Coding for fun

    Back at the end of 2020, Jhey Tompkins wrote an excellent article titled “Playfulness In Code: Supercharge Your Learning By Having Fun“. I loved this article and though the examples in it were more visually playful than technologically playful (and yes, HTML and CSS are technological – I just couldn’t find a better way to […]

  • 10 things I learned about freelancing in ten years – Part 3

    So I’ve had my last official day as a freelancer. There are still some loose ends to tie up but I really ought to close out my thoughts on freelancing. You can also read part 1 and part 2 if you missed them. I’ve already given you 10 things, so here are some bonus experiences. […]

  • Camping thoughts

    Campsites with boilers? Big Brother but outdoors? And unlimited screen time? Thoughts I had while on holiday this summer.

  • Lifehack: Family Brain

    An actual mind-reading trick for those who don't plan life down to every last car-refuelling and bathroom-cleaning.

  • Where do I fit?

    I'm a bit stuck with my plans for 2019. The big question really, is: where do I fit in the world of web development?

  • Remembering your promises

    Weddings can be reminders of what practical, sacrificial, unconditional love is like. I can’t help but feel that that’s something the world needs more of right now.

  • Pre-Christmas Struggles are OK

    Social Media can make the build up to Christmas look so lovely. But if you’re struggling, know that you’re not alone.

  • Parenting Jenga

    Parenting Jenga: a visual note about what life is like sometime