Videos

Prey Starring John Simm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJzvbTTpYGQ John Simm is one of my favourite British actors and starred in two of my favourite ever TV Series — Life on Mars and Mad Dogs. I was excited today when I discovered that not only does he have a new series on ITV coming out called Prey, but that it airs this Monday. Here’s the…

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Live

Chrysta Bell At Oslo Hackney

On Friday 11th April my Girlfriend and I drove down to London for the weekend. It was a great weekend, with the nucleus of this trip was to see Chrysta Bell on her tour. Who is Chrysta Bell? Chrysta Bell is an artist in the truest sense of the word. Her voice is one of…

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Web Development

Default WordPress Recent Posts Widget with Category Exclude

I found this nice bit of code that will alter the default ‘Recent Posts’ widget in WordPress with one that will let you exclude certain categories. Simply copy and paste the code below into your functions.php file and it will appear in your widgets area. class WP_Widget_Recent_Posts_Exclude extends WP_Widget { function __construct() { $widget_ops =…

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Journal

My First Taste Of Manga

I have recently been introduced to the wonderful world of Japanese Manga by some friends at work. I hear mentioned things such as a school with Freddie Mercury as a pupil, humans who turn into cars and people becoming obsessed and consumed by spirals. But the story that set me on the path of reading…

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Web Development

CSS… how to use sass and compass: Part Two

Please note: for the sake of brevity, when using sass and compass, I refer to them both as compass. Following on from our previous tutorial, I would like to introduce you to @import. @import is a css feature that will allow you to import stylesheets into one another. For example: @import "normalize.css"; body{ background:lightblue; width:1000px;…

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Web Development

CSS… how to use sass and compass: Part One

fter listening to Chris Coyier speak about using Sass in CSS, I read up on it and decided to give it a bash myself. And… oh my god… it… is… frickin’ awesome! I love writing CSS anyway, so I wasn’t really thinking about anything to make it easier or quicker (which Sass does in spades).…

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