23rd February, 2020
I've been busy documenting projects and just launched my Work section. It's about time I shared my work, but getting it done has been frustrating for one big reason: archive neglect.
22nd January, 2020
Last year’s New Adventures conference could have been a one-off reunion. It was a challenging project, but the event itself was probably our best yet, and the response overwhelming.
This editorial was written for the New Adventures magazine, January 2020.
30th December, 2019
Six years have passed since I last reviewed the year. That was 2013; I got engaged and began to detach from the speed and distraction of design and tech, pledging to prioritise my personal life.
29th December, 2019
For too long I'd neglected this website and my other personal projects. Everything everywhere needed redesigning, restructuring, or throwing out. This year, I turned things around.
18th August, 2019
I've deactivated my Facebook account, having become deeply uncomfortable with the company's propensity to mislead and cause harm. I just wish I could truly delete it.
28th July, 2019
Ten miles, 1:44:58. Despite the heat and me feeling a bit rough, we shaved six minutes off our previous attempt, thanks to Geri running so strong!
19th July, 2019
Redesigning in the open is daunting but encourages progress. Although I'm far from finished, the new timeline is attracting attention, so I've written a little about it.
2nd July, 2019
At home, we’re asking questions about how we live, the products we use and the trail we leave. Even the cat's getting involved, and I think we’re making changes worth sharing.
4th June, 2019
Excitement gave way to fear, but hard work and a positive community made everything worthwhile. This is what it felt like to bring back New Adventures after a six-year hiatus.
24th May, 2019
The climate emergency is dominating my thoughts. I’m questioning my own impact and increasingly eager to make a difference. Writing helps, so today I'm pinning down everything in close orbit.
18th May, 2019
To mark each trip to Düsseldorf, we've snapped a selfie at the same location. Looking at these images side by side caused me to reflect on the changes to my physical and mental health since meeting my wife.
8th February, 2019
My Mam always joked that in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning—that brilliant kitchen sink drama set in 1960s working-class Nottingham—his Arthur Seaton was “just like yer Dad!”
24th January, 2019
The first New Adventures took place in 2011, sparking a trilogy of events that helped push digital design forward with bold ideas and honest opinion.
This editorial was written for the New Adventures magazine, January 2019.
3rd October, 2017
As I began researching the ways digital tech helps us discover our world, I considered nature’s influence on my formative years and wondered what I might’ve lost.
24th September, 2017
Today, I successfully completed my first official half marathon.