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  • Let's drop IE8

    Posted on 3rd December 2015. Written For Liquid Light

    For website creators, making sure a website looks good across device and browsers is our biggest challenge. Websites don’t have to look the same, but they do have to look good no matter how you’re accessing the content. Internet Explorer 8 is a legacy browser which is soon to…

  • Using Slack to Improve Team Communication

    Posted on 30th April 2015. Written For Liquid Light

    Slack is a hugely popular communication team tool which has grown from strength to strength over the last year. It was publicly released in February 2014 and has recently been valued at $3.8 billion. For such a “simple” idea (and one that started off as a web based game) Slack’s…

  • HTML Newsletters - Design Considerations

    Posted on 15th December 2014. Written For Liquid Light

    Email newsletters are an effective way of letting your subscribers and customers know about news or upcoming offers. Normal text emails (or plain text emails) get the message across, but HTML emails make the information more attractive and appealing. When creating HTML emails there are several things that we all need…

  • 10 Moments I Hate About Cycling

    Posted on 19th June 2014.

    A little while ago, Evans Cycles blogged 10 Moments Every Cyclist Hates and before I had even read the blog, plenty of moments popped into my head - but none of them were mentioned! Here are my top 10. 10) When you don't head out on the Bike as you're not…

  • Be a Better Road User

    Posted on 18th February 2014.

    Preface: By writing this blog post I am no way saying that I am the best road user, but I believe I am more thoughtful than some The Blog Post: I've been cycling since I can remember, and driving since 2009. Over the last few years, I've believed something more and more and…

  • Trailwalker 2013

    Posted on 29th July 2013.

    The Trailwalker event is something I've had my eye on for a while. 100km over 30 hours seemed like a sporting challenge I could do. I was 16 when a friend started talking about doing it and proposed that I join him, and I was 16 when we decided it…

  • Wait, What?

    Posted on 25th May 2013.

    I didn't realise that my last blog post sounded so morbid. I didn't realise it sounded so dark. I enjoy writing, I enjoy creative writing and so, I like to challenge myself. The is no message, no hidden words behind the text on the page. My writing process involves thinking of…

  • Forget-me-not

    Posted on 22nd May 2013.

    Frank Turner, a wonderfully talented musician with whom I have recently embarked a music-man crush upon, has sung some beautiful songs on his recent album. Those songs range from the most awesome, summery but yet depressing (when you actually listen to the lyrics) to the insanely wonderful. Songs which drip…

  • A world without the web

    Posted on 21st February 2013.

    For those of you that know me, you would be aware that I have recently moved house. For those of you that don't, I have recently moved house. Why we had to move is null and void in this post - just know this: landlords can be peculiar. Anyway moving on -…

  • Starting Afresh, Starting Anew

    Posted on 15th February 2013.

    So like my good friends Anthony and Kris, I've realised how little i've blogged over the last year. Looking at my archive the last 6 months of 2012 played host to just 1 blog post. That is terrible. So what i'm going to try to do is blog at least once…