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Photos posted Thursday 29 January 2015

A new design

When I rebuilt this site at the beginning of 2013, ready for the second cycle of the diary, I didn’t have time to finish the design of the pages. While all the behind-the-scenes code had been built from scratch, the visible parts didn’t get much attention. The monochrome look was functional but didn’t give the impression a website about a 17th century character should.


At Pepys' Diary Site News on 17 Jan 2015

Mike Johnston’s 266 (or so) Books By Genre

Over on The Online Photographer the host Mike Johnston recently wrote about a list of books he’s been compiling for some time:


At Septivium on 25 Mar 2013

Links for Thursday 29 January 2015

Surprise post (Noisy Decent Graphics)

I hope it's a design for a website for chatting to friends called FACEBOOKS

A comment on another site on 10 Jan 2015

Tech's tunnel vision

A couple of days ago I linked to this post by Tim Maly which is full of interesting thoughts sparked by attending the XOXO conference. I wrote then: “Makes me want an at least partly explicit socialist / social democratic tech conference.”


In Writing on 23 Sep 2014

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I live in London, UK. I have been developing and designing things on the internet for nearly 20 years and currently do this at Citizens Advice. I have previously been an acting student, modelmaker, illustrator and futurist. More about me.

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