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.

A picture of the Newcastle Quaside market taken from the Tyne Bridge

Work Hard, Get Paid. It's That Simple

Posted on by Glen Wheeler

It has been just over a year since I decided to leave my job and go self-employed as a web developer. Over the last year I have certainly developed new skills, I have met so many new business men and women and have gained a few new clients along the way. I’m really happy with where I am, but there is one thing I’m not happy with, and one thing a lot of people do not like talking about. Before I left...

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A NFL Pitch with water spraying and people standing in the background. Apple logo in the bottom left corner.

Apple's Unaired Super Bowl Viral Advert

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As th the decisions we make and looking at our projects from the bigger picture is essential. Over the last few weeks I have travelled to a number of different areas in Europe and have taken a little friend with me. The book ‘New Perspectives on Web Design’ takes you through different…

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Book cover of New perspectives on Web Design on iPad

New Perspectives on Web Design

Posted on by Glen Wheeler

As the web rapidly moves forward every single day, it is important we keep a real focus on trends and design process, the decisions we make and looking at our projects from the bigger picture is essential. Over the last few weeks I have travelled to a number of different areas in Europe and have taken a little friend with me. The book ‘New Perspectives on Web Design’ takes you through different…

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Picture of a Formula One Street Track, with city background

Out on The Streets, Singapore

Posted on by Glen Wheeler

The Singapore Grand Prix has always had a place in my heart. I’ve had a buzz about the small island and its backdrop from a young age. As a huge Formula One fan, having a race announced on the streets of Singapore back in 2007 nearly made my head pop, imagining the scenes. The first night race ever on the Formula One calendar and whilst it remained on the calendar, I for sure was not going to miss...

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A photo of the real madrid traning facility

Choose Your Own Clients

Posted on by Glen Wheeler

Working life is pretty tough for everyone. Nothing gets easier, nothing gets cheaper and finding well paid work is extremely difficult. A saturated industry where every man (or woman) and their dog owns a Web Design or Web Development company. I mean, come on, that alone is one of the major problems for us all as freelancers. It does not matter if someone can do the job cheaper than you, just...

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