Recently, a very good friend of mine (@richieclarkie) decided to return to the IT industry after a 15 year absence.read more

I must confess to have slightly struggled with the title of this blog post, as I didn’t wish to be responsible for encouraging unnecessary complaints and animosity between clients and web designers!read more

One of my favourite blog posts is “I'm a phony. Are you?” by Scott Hanselman.  I was on holiday in France (here to be exact), when I read this post, and it gave me a wonderful sense of relief - I highly encourage you to read it.read more

Frankly, I love IT, and web development in particular.  I also happen to be exceptionally fortunate to work as an ICT Systems Manager, for a wonderful employer (St Mary's Shaftesbury) with a great boss (@pearcejim) alongside excellent, appreciative colleagues – the surrounding environment, is also quite heavenly – trust me, it beats working on an industrial estate, just take a look! read more

OK, the time has come for a website refresh – it’s something that I like to try and do annually (well, I say annually, what I really mean is that I did it last year). The question, is do I roll my own, as I have always done, or jump into the CMS world?read more