10 years as an independent creative

Remote working

Well where did that go then? This month marks 10 years I’ve been independent as a creative professional. I’ve been wondering about celebrating. But then I thought, is it even something to celebrate? Do I feel I’ve achieved enough?

WordPress help in 2014


I create lots of WordPress websites for clients, but not all of them find it easy to just pick up WordPress straight away. Currently I offer affordable training and documentation to help these clients, but I’ve decided this year I will put all this content (and much more) into a stand alone website.

How to save a wet phone

water drops

No matter how much you take care of your technical gadgetry, the best laid plans are bound to go wrong at some point. I’m protective bordering on obsessive with mine. I know from one or two past experiences how painful it can be to break something you rely on for work and is also very […]

Award nomination for Geek Squad

Geek Squad website

Geek Squad website that I designed earlier this year has been shortlisted for the Website of the Year 2013 award, in the News and Information category. Being shortlisted alongside heavy-hitters like the BBC, Guardian and Huffington Post is quite an exciting honour for myself and the Geek Squad team, as we simply don’t have the […]

Selling a website

laptop website

At the start of 2009 I set up creativeagencyfreelancing.com, a blog about working in-house as a freelancer at creative agencies – something I’d spent years doing and felt like I had a lot of experience to share with people. However, over the last 4 years I’ve not managed to make as much of the website […]