Musings

A collection of cool things I’ve found, ideas that pop into my head, and concepts I have been mulling over. These writings will hopefully amuse, entertain you and every now and them make you think.

Code – a frustrating reward

There is nothing more satisfying than wrestling stubborn code into submission. Although I admit once I start playing with stubborn code I forget things like lunch, bathroom breaks and coffee. Which generally help removing the idiotic girders in my path. Today I...

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After a long hiatus…

Eek last time I blogged was in March?! To be fair I was concentrating on my last month as a student, passing my course, finishing coding and designing this awesome website etc. Also planning a wedding, then executing a wedding is no picnic. But that’s not really an...

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Explosive social media

Finally an example of the power of social media I can get excited about! I have long been a fan of The Oatmeal - it started with a mantis shrimp has grown exponentially since. So when the Exploding Kittens card game popped up on Kickstarter it was immediately backed...

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Rewriting identity

The creation and deployment of a brand for journalist and author Rob Boffard. I redesigned Rob’s website, as well as a set of business cards. Rob wanted a more modern professional feel for the site, and...

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Invisible craftsmanship

It is amazing what you don’t notice if something is done right. Many industries are built around this idea of invisible craftsmanship, especially in our age of sound, video and graphics. Ideas that have been around for ages This is not a new idea - master craftsmen...

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Social media is like a small town

One of the most difficult things to convey is why social media is important. Why does it need momentum, why should this time-consuming and somewhat annoying marketing task be allocated a period each day? I mean, we’re all busy right? And how much could it possibly...

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Caught in code

Now I understand that what I call coding and what coders call coding are vastly different things. Sort of like comparing toddlers playing with ABC blocks and epic novelists – they are both playing with letters… just on vastly different scales. Nevertheless, this is...

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