How I learned to ditch Facebook and love Social Media again January 21st, 2019 Social media is a whirlwind of extremism, abuse and harmful to mental health. Used correctly, it can be a source of comfort and inspiration. A chance encounter with the Notre Dame Cathedral April 20th, 2019 As the Cathedral in Notre Dame lies in ruins after the fire, people around the world have shared their photographs. This is my unexpected contribution to the global memory of a once majestic building. Don’t make your reader feel like an idiot April 16th, 2019 SEO optimised copy can lead to content that’s poorly structured, difficult to read and leaves your reader feeling like an idiot. This is not a good thing. Single covers: a daily design challenge April 11th, 2019 A daily design challenge is a great way to develop graphic design skills. I spent a week designing covers for tracks chosen at random by iTunes How to take a professional headshot for your business profile April 9th, 2019 Having corporate photographs and headshots taken can be unnerving. What practical steps can you take to make sure your photo is clear, and professional? Apple’s Butterfly Keyboard misses the mark for touch typing March 31st, 2019 Apple’s butterfly keyboard may be a slick piece of engineering and design, but as a tool for touch typing it falls short. Pitching for new investment: a multi-format approach March 26th, 2019 Investment pitches tend to be Death by PowerPoint. I took a different approach for one small business. The result was a structured design that separated data, presentations and follow-up documentation. Moments in London – the photobook March 22nd, 2019 Moments in London is my first street photography book. It features over 60 candid images captured around the capital. How I bypassed Gutenberg’s messy block problem March 12th, 2019 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 March 10th, 2019 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 March 5th, 2019 Twitter is suspending bot accounts and extremists – and a Japanese lady using Tweetbot with 40 followers. What’s going on? A coffee for Jennifer February 27th, 2019 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 February 5th, 2019 An office design has sapped the soul from a workplace and destroyed a team. Please be careful before you sucumb to funky office redesigns.