An all-too-brief trip to Jordan in 2010 meant that I was at least able to visit the Dead Sea and the stunning ancient city of Petra, with its famous buildings carved into the cliff faces.
Another poem for little kids. About watching for shy and retiring otters.
I’m not anti-Android, really I’m not. I like a lot about it and have had a couple of Android phones. But here’s the thing… I don’t have them for very long.
We recently launched the second version of the HTML5 FT Web App, and it was very much a ground-up redesign.
Photos of animals and insects and stuff.
The Blue Millions are my current band, a bluesy mix of acoustic and electric guitar.
Bonneville Speed Week is a venerable institution. Of speed, adrenalin and salt. Every year, competitors arrive with cars and bikes in an attempt to break one of the many world speed records.
Think there are a confusing number of Android devices called ‘Galaxy’? Well, that’s nothing. There are at least 11,868 different Android devices overall, according to OpenSignal’s latest report on Android Fragmentation.
A new website for South London architects, DNA Architecture.
Out of the Blue was a 3 track demo EP recorded in 1995.
A few macro photos of guitar parts and amps and some zips and buttons on jeans.
Usability testing can be a complicated and expensive business but it certainly needn’t be.
“Women and children can afford to be careless, but not men,” said Marlon Brando’s Godfather. It is indeed as true in al fresco cookery as it is in organised crime.
Odd and sods from solo recording sessions as ‘Downstairs Dan’.
Flowers from around the world.
I found out something recently that’s been well documented, but worth repeating and worth repeating in reference specifically to iOS web app development.
A quick trip on the London Eye is a great excuse for some photos. Once you persuade the other people to get out of the way and let you get a good shot out the window.
Nunhead Cemetery in South London is perhaps the least famous of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ Victorian cemeteries in London.
A couple of one-off tracks written or played with others.
A poem, designed to scare little girls but which fails on account of them being too damned grown-up these days.
It’s a little hard to describe Shabby, but ‘experimental’ would be a good start.
This year’s club racing season is nearly upon us, and I’m nearly ready. I just need a bike.
The Sines were a kind of progressive rock band, in existence from 2001 to 2009.
Derelict cottage in some field somewhere about 50 miles North of Edinburgh.
This week, I have mostly been playing a new game on my iPad.
I was bought a new watch for my birthday and so was immediately faced with a dilemma…
I love a good pun, me. Who doesn’t? And what better way is there to enliven a dull Monday morning at work than to try and come up with a well-crafted, quality pun?
My friend Adam had this brilliant idea: when we finish university we’ll drive his Land Rover overland to India