52 books in 52 weeks
52 books in 52 weeks New Year, new Goals, right? This year I've set myself the challenge of reading more. I used to read loads, but have found myself spending less time indulging in books over the last few years. I decided to fix that by setting myself the challenge of reading 52 books this... Read More
There’s no such thing as a stupid question
In all honesty, this post should have been titled, "What I learned from working in a night club". I genuinely believe that there are no stupid questions, only lazy people. I'll explain. When I was at university I got a job at the local nightclub. Funnily enough it was the second nightclub I had ever... Read More
Birds of a feather
If you grew up watching the Animaniacs (The Warner brothers and their Warner sister, Dot), you'll know exactly who The Goodfeathers are and exactly who they're meant to be a parody of. Parodies work because of pigeon holes or 'stereotypes'. Stereotyping happens to best of us and can mean all the difference between a successful... Read More
Is it too late to start again
In knitting when something goes wrong knitters have three options... Start again, Frog it, or ignore it. How the knitter decides to proceed once they've discovered the problem depends on three factors: How far they are into the project Who the project is for How bad the error is I knit. I also build websites.... Read More
How is spec work still a thing?
It's 2018 people. Seriously, how is this even still a thing? If you don't know what spec work is, the No!Spec website defines it as: "... any kind of creative work, either partial or completed, submitted by designers to prospective clients before designers secure both their work and equitable fees." In other words, it's like... Read More