How I learned to ditch Facebook and love Social Media again
Social media is a whirlwind of extremism, abuse and harmful to mental health. Used correctly, it can be a source of comfort and inspiration.
How I bypassed Gutenberg’s messy block problem
WordPress Gutenberg seems to want custom blocks for everything. That’s great for now, but longer term it will break your content management system. Here’s how I beat the block problem to recreate my galleries without binding form to content.
The toll cancer takes
There’s nothing wrong with feeling exhausted if your partner is undergoing cancer treatment. It’s affecting you too and you need to care for yourself.
Twitter is suspending accounts and I can’t tell why
Twitter is suspending bot accounts and extremists – and a Japanese lady using Tweetbot with 40 followers. What’s going on?
A coffee for Jennifer
Jennifer was great to work with. We spent a while wandering the streets of London, shooting here, there and everywhere. And then she wanted a coffee and it became a prop.
They’ve reworked the office and now it’s shit
An office design has sapped the soul from a workplace and destroyed a team. Please be careful before you sucumb to funky office redesigns.
Brexit is going to get someone else killed
The Brexit debates are becoming increasingly violent in tone. Without clear leadership, it seems inevitable that someone is going to get hurt – or killed
These 5 hacks will make working from home more productive
If you’re working from home you’ll need to stay focused. These practical tips will help you be productive and make the most from a relaxing environment.
Dear recruiters : sometimes I’m a client
Freelancers can have a complex relationship with recruitment agencies. Sadly their binary thinking rarely helps them, us or our clients.
We should have left for Kobe
Our plans to emigrate to Japan have been delayed by the evil that is cancer. A period of recovery is required, then Plan B will swing into action.
Nikki Hambry – experiments with a single strobe light
Three images from a studio shoot featuring Nikki Hambry. It was at a time I was experimenting with light and find ways of high-lighting specific parts of the model.