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LEGO office equipment

In May 2020, as every year, I attended the wonderful All Day Hey conference. This year, due to The Pandemic Situation, the conference couldn’t be held in the wonderful Yorkshire city of Leeds, instead it was online. The attendees were encouraged to post pictures of where they were attending the conference from, and I was…

I’m learning React

Some people who know me well may not quite have heard me correctly, so I’ll repeat: I’m learning React. Does this mean I’m turning my back on the principle of Progressive Enhancement? Does it mean I’m going to start building websites which are 99% JavaScript and 1% everything else? Have I given in? No, dear…

Week One (and a bit)

It’s hard to describe what’s happened in the UK in the last week (and a bit). Although many of us had kept half an eye on developments in China and around the world, the speed and scale of changes to life in this country came as a massive shock. Seems like those ‘tin foil hat’…

Year end

So, the end of 2019 looms. It’s been a good year in general for me, with continued employment (always a bonus) and important family events happening. I got to visit “our” village in France again for the first time in several years, this time entirely by train. Looking back on this blog, however, I’m not…

Designing in the open

It’s been a while since I last redesigned (or should I say, realigned) this site. Six years, in fact. My regular visitor, if they are still regular, will have noticed that this site has been somewhat broked for a week or so. I’m not sure what I did, but I clearly mangled something. Anyway, it’s…

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May 25, 2020, 7:38 pm