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My written thoughts about work and life

Peaks, troughs & FreeAgent

March 7th, 2013

I love FreeAgent - it makes managing my accounts business fun This is an excerpt from our accounts dashboard where it highlights income/expense over the last 12, 6 or 3 months. 12 months works nicely for...

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Craft CMS

March 5th, 2013

ExpressionEngine has been my goto CMS for quite some time now. But this site is running Statamic (a flat-file CMS) and now Craft CMS has entered the fray as well. So why look at either of these options...

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So you're a web designer or developer?

March 5th, 2013

As some will know, I've been looking to bring in someone to help with the work we have on at ghijk. At the present time, I don't need a seasoned developer - I'll be honest, at this moment in time, the business...

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Working holiday

February 10th, 2013

In summer 2012, Sarah and I decided that we would fly south for the winter and visit my family in New Zealand. I've been to NZ 6 times in the last 9 years to visit the family, my previous visit lasted just 3...

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V3 of Digital Evangelist

February 7th, 2013

The previous version of this site launched in September 2011, just before I headed out to Baltimore to work with Under Armour on the fifth iteration of their website. I had planned to add more to my portfolio...

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Birthday skydive

January 19th, 2013

My family got me this awesome skydive for my 30th - here's the video, funny faces and all :-)

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EECMS with no channels

January 16th, 2013

So last week I sent this Tweet in relation to a site I was building. If you haven't used Low Variables before, check it out.  I would typically use this particular add-on where I have small snippets of...

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Hammer time, stopped!

January 15th, 2013

My last post in November talked about how I was now using Hammer App in my front-end workflow. Well, not any longer.  CodeKit has totally killed it. I was already using CodeKit for adding Compass to a...

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Stop! Hammer time

November 20th, 2012

If you're a front-end developer, when @Malarkey speaks - you should listen. He blogged the other day about the excellent Hammer app for Mac and how he'd been using it in his workflow. I'm always keen to see...

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Health & wellbeing

September 11th, 2012

Lately I've been noticing pain in on the inside of my shoulder blades. The right side more than the left. I've started to look at how my workspace is setup as a 5'10" gentleman. As you can see, my iMac is...

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