Blog - Anything & Everything Interesting

My blog is a space for me to write about ideas, interests and thoughts. Some posts are possibly not for you, but I find when I read different types of articles and media it can always spark an idea or discussion. Any comments are welcome both on the website and on Twitter.

Jules Bianchi on track at the Singapore GP 2013

#FORZAJULES, Remembering Jules Bianchi

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Since waking up on Saturday morning to the very sad news of Jules Bianchi's passing, I’ve not thought about much else since. The young driver who was involved in a terrible crash at the Suzuka, Japan circuit back in October 2014, suffered extreme head injuries and has been fighting for his life ever since...

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My Top 10 Podcasts of 2015

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The podcast community has had a major boom over the last 10 years and is now in a very very strong position. Podcasts deliver amazing content and also connect the world in a whole different way. People today are making thousands of pounds just from creating and publishing monthly, weekly and daily podcasts...

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A sketch drawing of my web development workflow

A Modern Web Development Workflow

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A modern web development workflow is key to any website project. Maintaining it and building upon it, to make it more effective and efficient should always be at the back of everyone's mind when working in a web design and development team. Having a solid web development workflow will save time and money and...

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The Best Sass Mixins To Date

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Sass, Syntactically Awesome Style sheets. Sass is a professional grade cascading style sheet language. Sass works with all versions of CSS which allows you to create the most beautiful, sustainable style sheets. Sass is very well supported by its core team and is now an industry standard CSS extensions language. What I want to do in...

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Jiu Jitsu & It's Importance To Me

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In 2009, I discovered something that I had never really seen before. Mixed Martial Arts, of course I had seen the movie Karate Kid but this was something different, it was that time I had first watched a Ultimate Fighting Championship event. UFC 104, Lyoto Machida vs Mauricio Rua. I remember this day especially as it was on the day of my birthday...

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A Personal Thank You From Real Madrid FC

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In 2014 I was gifted the opportunity to work with the biggest football club in the world. I arrived at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium at 10am on the day of work, where I was met by the PA of Emilio Butragueño. A real, Real Madrid FC legend. The experience that day was incredible, being able to meet board members and players was a dream come true. An unforgettable day and such an amazing experience...

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5 Ways To Improve Website Performance

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Website performance has become quite a concern to many website developers over the last year. With the recent move to mobile its more important than any other time. Devices such as phones and tablets have restrictions in terms of Hardware Acceleration and connectivity, take for example 3G, 4G vs Wifi. How can websites perform better? What do you need to do to achieve a faster website loading times?…

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rebeccapurple - CSS Colour Level 4

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I’m blessed to be working in such an amazing industry. I feel so lucky to do what I do every single day. The fact I get to wake up not having to go in to work, but instead I can leave the house to do my hobby with a bunch of like minded people. I have worked alongside and become friends with some of the most talented, creative, technical, amazing people I have ever met. It’s great to be able to…

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