Blog

Occasional posts about art, design and technology.

How I approached a 6-week redesign, and some ideas you can try.

2022 was a challenging year, but there's a lot to be thankful for

A nice simple setup for reading RSS feeds on Mac/iOS

Things I’ve learnt about remote working culture since starting at Prezly

Helping UX folk do UI design better - notes from my UXCampBrighton 2022 talk

Micro blogging vs longer form writing

Using Luxon to format dates in your nunjucks templates

User experience and design ethics

Not everyone accesses the web on equal footing, so check what you make.

Notes on asking good questions in a user interview scenario

Bite-sized notes from a user research talk

Things I have found that help my writing.

Make more effort to show and keep positive feedback - a little goes a long way

How showing up without expectation can help you move forward.

Level up as a designer through copywork and remixing ideas.

Musings on the platforms through which we consume information and news.

Connect and help others in small ways in these strange times

An overview of two writing apps detailing their best features and how I like using them

Getting over the lack of light in the winter

The classic trilogy of books from Austin Kleon keep me creative

Working late can be detrimental after a long day - clear note taking and a fresh brain the next day help you solve many problems.

Go easy on yourself and your own self expectations

Rekindling a love of gaming in pandemic times

How regular practice and working in public can help you improve your skills fast

how I improved my writing and productivity using an easy 3 step process to help avoid writers block

Tips on making the best of remote work.

A quick recap video of the talk I gave at UXCampBrighton 2019

Notes about UXCampBrighton and the talks I went to

Useful Git commands for (code-savvy) designers

tips I find really help me deal with keeping up (or not keeping up!)

Use you commute productively

Often just starting small and keeping going is enough to get you through a bad patch.

Street photography in Soho and Covent Garden with the Fuji X-E1

Street photography on the southbank with the Fuji XE1

Becoming more confident with your camera on the street