Not posting daily links no more

April 15th, 2008

I’ve decided to stop posting daily links from delicious to my blog. You’ll still find them at though. I’m thinking about the best way to start blogging again. Real posts about real things would definitely be better than auto-posting my delicious links so let’s see what starts occurring.

Shay on TV

August 11th, 2007

How to reference the theme directory root in WordPress

April 30th, 2007

<?php bloginfo(‘stylesheet_directory’); ?> Something I have to hunt for every time I build a WordPress theme is the method of referencing images and other elements placed within the theme directory I’ve created. The code above is the means of doing this.

Wot I’ve been up 2 in scnd life

February 1st, 2007

Mostly, typing in text speak on the ever-popular second life. Brother Hugh introduced me to the virtual world which is pretty much instant messaging / chat rooms but in a grand-theft auto type landscape. Whilst it’s certainly intriguing, I find that if there was an overall game to the thing it’d be more my cup […]


January 12th, 2007

Faceless cartoon characters

November 16th, 2006

What’s with all the faceless cartoon characters I’m seeing in designs lately? The Magic Numbers and Bjorn Again are two examples but there are many more. People too lazy to add features? It would seem not. For Stephen’s latest project, Ultragloss, the client was very clear to specify on no uncertain terms should the characters […]

Do not adjust your set!

November 11th, 2006

I got bored of the previous design so ive swapped in this rather plain version instead. Don’t worry, I’m not going all low-fi on you. I’m going to be developing up a new design over the next couple of months. I put the last face-lift live on new year 2006 so let’s see if a […]

I am still blogging!

August 10th, 2006

Not that this website represents the fact particularly well, i am actually blogging away like crazy right now. But in a work-context. I have a new blog where I’m talking about some of the exciting projects im currently working on. The blog is locked away behind the Open University firewall right now but im hoping […]

What is ambient technology?

April 27th, 2006

The Open University is demolishing the old Library to a make way for a new “Ambient Technology” building. Yet nobody seems to know what ambient technology is. DO you? The best I can find out is: Ambient technologies are increasingly being proposed to develop environments to support the creative process, such as in participatory design. […]

Teething Trouble pt4

March 18th, 2006

My fourth and final wisdom tooth is making an appearance. My bottom, right jaw is in a lot of pain. Im wondering if im gonna be going through the same saga that i went through two years ago. If so, I’m getting scared already!