Thoughts on work, the web, and the world

11 Sep 2016
It’s a strange feeling to be going on holiday as the project I’m working on reaches a crunch time.
11 Sep 2016
Tips for becoming a better runner, from someone who isn’t a very good runner
7 Sep 2016
For a long time, I’ve been intrigued by the phenomenon whereby a certain kind of music fan (myself included) professes disdain for the mainstream, and doesn’t want to be seen to like anything too popular.
5 Sep 2016
Defining how we define ourselves as engineers.
29 Aug 2016
Somehow, the penny has never dropped for me with The Boss. Plenty of people whose musical taste I respect rave about what a genius he is, so I feel like I should like him too. I’ve tried to like him, but for some reason, things have never quite clicked, and it feels like somehow I’m failing in my duties as a middle-aged music fan.
5 Aug 2016
The anatomy and life cycle of good and bad bug reports, and the value of learning to use your issue tracker for clearer communication between testers, developers, and clients
20 Jul 2016
I give blood as often as I can, and I’d like to encourage more people to do it more often. It gives me a nice feeling to do something to help other people - as with most of us, I don’t do that often enough. It doesn’t take long, and it could literally save a life.
27 Jun 2016
How do you know when an incomplete new thing is more valuable than a complete old thing?
1 Jun 2016
An evolving collection of useful links to share when reviewing pull requests, covering CSS, accessibility, Drupal, JavaScript, and whatever else comes to mind
1 Jun 2016
What to do when your phone thinks you’ve run faster than any human in history