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04/05/14

I've more of less given up trying to sell my services developing web sites as it seems to me it's turned from a product created by scientists into one created by artists. From what I've seen that means more pretty, less content, often harder to navigate with little thought for the future. ...  read more ...

18/10/13

I've wibbled on before about WalkLakes - the site Beth and I have created about walking in the Lake District. It's going pretty well. Beth's researched a lot of walks so we have good content both for that and lots of peripheral pages too so we are getting quite a respectable about of traffic now. Which is a good thing as that's how the site is going to make us money.  read more ...

20/06/13

So for Fathers' Day I bought my Dad a bottle of port from M&S and had them deliver it as he's 100 miles away from me. That all worked splendidly. And then a few days later I got this email. It began:  read more ...

07/04/13

Today I finally got around to revealing the Milton Photo Archive to the world, something I spent a lot of time working on the last time Beth was away researching walks for WalkLakes.  read more ...

04/02/13

... and already it's not going well. In my defence I've not been well today. I went out for supper last night at the White Horse with the regular Sunday crew and, as is often the way after a chatty but enjoyable evening, I'm suffering for it today. Oh well, that's life: better that than stuck here in the house moping.  read more ...

02/02/13

Today I got an email from one of our pro bono customers. A visitor to the web site we set up for them was complaining it wasn't rendering correctly. She helpfully mentioned she was using IE7.  read more ...

15/07/12

You may have already read Nick Cohen's article on some aspects of the madness of the Olympics which he originally wrote in The Spectator (which is paywalled) but a version of which has since appeared in the Daily Mail. In fact I'm not even sure I'm legally allowed to mention the Olympics by name in this posting, it's got to that point.  read more ...

19/04/12

I've been struggling for some time now with the problem of calculating ascent and descent for a walk based on a GPX track (where you've been as recorded on a GPS) or route (where you intend to go).  read more ...

02/02/11

So yesterday we rolled out an InfoStorm database for members of Cavernoma Alliance UK. Nothing new there really: we're up to about half a dozen InfoStorm databases now. But a curious thing happened with Google Chrome users.  read more ...

13/01/11

I've been doing some data cleaning today as part of my work for Cavernoma Alliance UK. The thing in my head which bled in 2002 is a cavernoma so this charity is close to my heart and so I created and now manage their web sites.  read more ...

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