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CSS Framework for PartsGiant

PartsGiant is a soon to launch e-commerce store based in Michigan, USA. I was hired to build the PartsGiant front-end CSS framework and HTML templates. The work would be done in stages throughout the year. This required flexibility on my part and scalability in the codebase I developed. I’ve always championed the idea of maintainable, […]


My Year in Review

All considered, 2015 has been a good year! My highlight for sure was moving into my new flat. The whole searching, buying, and decorating process took way longer than I imagined. Because of this I didn’t take on as many large projects, but I did manage to find enough freelance work to keep me going. January What better […]


Tales WordPress theme is now free!

Tales is a WordPress theme I developed early last year to show that responsive design and legacy browser support are not mutually exclusive. For the few months that I sold Tales it provided a small but welcome side income (considering my lack of advertising). Today I’m happy to announce that Tales is now free to download […]


Accelerated Mobile Pages

The AMP Project is an initiative by Google to improve the “mobile web”. Accelerated Mobile Pages are an alternate version of their corresponding, canonical web page. They’re still HTML but limited — check the spec. The best way to understand Accelerated Mobile Pages is to see them in action: The BBC News website has implemented AMP, screenshotted […]


September Update

Good afternoon! So it’s been a while since I last blogged. Turns out buying a home takes longer than I imagined! When I left London in 2012, I moved back in with my parents (temporarily) to embark upon a freelance career. Work has been steady, not easy, but rewarding and I’m much happier out of […]


Real-Life Responsive Web Design

Last week I had the opportunity to read “Real-Life Responsive Web Design”, the fifth book in the Smashing Book series. Usually with books like this I will skip to the chapters that immediately catch my eye. This time was different, they all sounded fascinating — and they were! I read the book cover to cover in […]


Social Profiles

My website navigation now links to my GitHub and CodePen profiles, alongside Twitter. A long overdue change. It was embarrassing to be rocking the Google+ link. I never used Google+, I don’t even use Facebook, but it was useful to get my face alongside search results. That feature disappeared some time ago and thus the […]