The county of Norfolk has long held an incredibly special place in my heart and soul, with its rolling countryside, wide open skies, beautiful sandy beaches, and plenty of arcades to keep my inner ten-year-old content.
Despite the obvious (to me at least) charms, I am often asked why of all the places in the world, I opted to call Norfolk my permanent home. I could of course point to such names as Stephen Fry and Queen Elizabeth II, but rather than go the “if its good enough for them” route, I’ll give you my own personal reasons. Continue reading “Why Norfolk? The Early Days”
Ever since leaving full-time education in 2006, I have had a razor sharp focus on building websites. Even throughout my employment as a computer hardware engineering, specialising in Apple laptops, my spare time was littered with freelance jobs putting together sites for friends, family, and local businesses. I even got a minor gig for Vauxhall Motors. Continue reading “Building Things… Again”
Anyone who knows me personally will be aware that, in addition to my usual marketing efforts, I occasionally like to take on a project with a deep personal connection. Continue reading “Introducing – Memory Flowers”
I’d like to take a few moments today to speak about working hard, and efficiency. Having worked for both a German marketing agency, and a luxury German kitchen designer, I like to think I’ve had a decent exposure to the concept of efficient working. Continue reading “Work Hard. Play Hard.”
It certainly wasn’t always this way, but as the vast majority of my clients will be aware, for the last few years I have taken the decision to “work remotely”; though some independent professionals prefer to call themselves “digital nomads”. I’ve never been a huge fan of the term and its connotations, but it does at least help to convey the concept.
So what does it actually mean to work remotely? This may sound like a redundant question, but the answer will differ depending on who you ask. Continue reading “Why I Work Remotely”
We are on a rock hurtling through space. In 100 years, most of us will be dead and forgotten, our achievements will have little significance apart from the genes we pass on. Continue reading “Advice for 2015”
Not to sound too hipster, but I don’t generally watch much TV these days. Growing up, music was more my “thing”, and whilst I did have a very nice screen for playing video games (more on that later) it was quite rare that I watched anything. Continue reading “Great British Journeys”
Call me nostalgic, but I will miss MySpace and the overall social media movement when it is gone… Continue reading “Is MySpace on the way out?”