Long bike rides, broken limbs and raising money for charity

On Sunday 20th July 2014, two of my friends completed l’Ètape du Tour in France riding 148Km in distance and climbing over 4,000m in some of the harshest weather conditions possible… and in the process, helped to raise over £1,100 for the charity Sparks.

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Relocation to the South-West (Part 2)

A couple of months ago I wrote about how I will be moving to the South West in August; it’s now getting closer and closer to that date and things have started to get real.

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Relocation to the South-West (Part 1)

This August, after 13 years living in Manchester, I’ll be moving to the South-West.

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The joys of freelance

In the past few weeks, I’ve been offered a few different full-time jobs, all of which I’ve turned down… the reason being, that right now, I am enjoying freelance life too much.

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So… how’s your JavaScript?

The number one question recruiters seem to be asking me these days is ‘How’s your JavaScript?‘ A question for which, I have less and less of an idea upon how to respond.

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Revisiting (and refactoring) old code

Last week, in a moment of unusual quietness on the work front I decided to go back over some old code (on some personal projects) refactoring —where possible— as I went along whilst generally feeling disgusted with myself at how awful some of that old code was.

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