Smashing Oxford

Smashing Oxford

Last week I went with my colleague Jon to Smashing Conference, a two day event in Oxford Town Hall. There were lasers, balloons, and more importantly a variety of different talks about the web industry. I enjoyed having time away from everyday work to think a bit more about what we do and how we can be better at it.

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The Best Day

The Best Day

Me and my very bright orange coat on the morning commute. Captured by Dan for this video.

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Digital Disciples

Digital Disciples

Last weekend I did a talk at The Student Conference in Sheffield, an event for 100 or so Christian students at the Showroom Cinema. I shared a bit about me and a few thoughts on technology, faith, storytelling and the internet. Here are some of my slides.

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New year, new site

New year, new site

Happy 2015. I’ve just updated my site, which was one of my goals for 2014. Made it live just in time!

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Improving Google Tasks

Improving Google Tasks

I’m kind of in love with Todo lists, which is a bit sad really. I make lists all the time and love ticking things off. Sometimes I write things that I’ve already done, just to put a line through it.

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Making a Christmas film

Making a Christmas film

On our daddy daycare day this week we made a Christmas video with a few friends from Church. It felt a little odd to be singing carols outside in November, but it turned out to be lots of fun.

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Blessed

Blessed

A couple of illustrations I did for one of Bry's talks at church. Enjoyed making things out of paper, just for the fun of it.

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The Four Knows of Creativity

The Four Knows of Creativity

Last weekend I did a talk at the Tearfund Rhythms Visual Communication day. I shared a bit of my story and a few things that I’ve found helpful to know when creating and communicating. It was great to be part of the day and to chat about creativity with some really inspiring young people. There’s a bit of a transcript thing on my slideshare.

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Sketches of Spain

Sketches of Spain

A few sketches and iPad doodles from a week away in Mallorca.

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Festival of Code

Festival of Code

This week we welcomed 13 young people and 5 mentors to Electric Works for the Festival of Code. We were one of a number of centres across the country hosting this week-long event which enables young people to get together, form teams, and design and build apps, websites, games or hardware all based around the Government's open data.

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