I am a web developer
based in London.

I work for Nature.

What's all this about?

I'm an experienced front end developer, specialising in semantic, accessible code. I've plied my trade for companies like Nature, the BBC, Channel 4, Ogilvy and Mather, the Royal Academy of Music, Gemalto, and many more.

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Tell me about this site

The current build runs on a Silex backend with Twig templating. The front end uses Bootstrap and Paper Kit. My workflow benefits from Git, SASS, Pa11y, Grunt, and Vagrant.

Setting up Vagrant boxes for web development (the pain-free way)

  • 2014-02-27 10:10:09

Vagrant is amazing. If you're not using it yet, then you should be. It's strength is that you have a portable server that doesn't need set up on every machine you own that you can just go off and use without messing about. If something goes wrong with it, just destroy the virtual machine and reload it.

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Who are we dealing with here?

I write code.

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My code is maintainable, accessible, re-usable, and semantic. I work to WCAG guidelines and I believe in strong House Styles and sociable programming.

I ride bikes.

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I have several bikes. Do you like bikes? I like bikes. I like riding my bikes. If you like bikes too, we could go for a ride! On our bikes!

I read.

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I mostly read non-fiction, maths, pop science, linguistics. I read graphic novels to classics, comedy to tragedy. My favourite poet is Philip Larkin.

Places I hang out

You can also find me on LinkedIn, Flickr, Project Euler, Goodreads and Steam. I play Urban Dead and Kingdom of Loathing (ID #2392571).
I do not own any TF2 iPod headphones.