When I first began developing WordPress websites I didn’t do it well, in fact, my sites and their code were terrible.

I’m a very impatient person. This contributed hugely as to why my first sites were messy, unstructured and why they used a plugin for every single feature I needed on the site. I just wanted to get going! I didn’t want to spend any time and actually learn anything.

All this being said, I want to run through a few things which might help any of you out there who are thinking of developing your own WordPress sites. Continue reading this post…


I don’t use Twitter on a desktop very much. But when I do, I’m not sure I like it…

…it feels a little cluttered to me, so with this in mind, I thought I would spend a bit of time this evening throwing together a quick mockup of it in a style I would be happier using . Continue reading this post…


As I’m sat here on a rickety kitchen table it’s becoming very apparent that although I have fantastic equipment in the form of Retina Macbook Pro, Wacom tablet and various other gadgets, I’m seriously lacking on good quality office furniture. Having a well composed office environment which you’re comfortable in can do wonders for your creativity and work rate and furtniture is one of the major components of this space.

After having a look around various websites I’ve found 3 products which would most definitely be a part of my dream office environment.* Continue reading this post…


Hi all.

Today I spent the majority of the day updating the static site i made a few months back and migrating it over to a WordPress setup again. I did this so I can have a bit more flexibility in the future with creating and adding content to the site.

For those that are interested here’s a list of the various software I used to get this done as quickly and efficiently as possible:


When it comes to web design and development there seems to be a new trend almost every week. Whether it’s the unrelenting force that is ‘flat’ design, full screen video landing pages or parallax backgrounds, it’s becoming far more difficult to set your website apart from the rest.

So how does one stray from the herd in a digital world full of design trends and coding similarities?

Continue reading this post…