New theme: Sparkling

Ever since I tried out the 'Svblte' (clone) theme, I've used 'Spun'. This stayed in place longer than I'd anticipated (mainly through apathy). In reflection, this occurred as a holding mechanism: it was good enough for the time being; I'd get around to finalising a choice later. I hadn't really … Continue reading

New blog theme: improved svbtle

I've just changed the theme for my blog. I haven't changed it in some time, the last time would most likely have been around 2-3 years ago. Why did I change it? I've always been a fan of minimal design and the previous theme became unappealing to me. This was particularly apparent on mobile … Continue reading

No Movember for me in 2011

Inspired in part by +Adrian Hempel's impassioned post on Google+, I sent the following email to my fellow workmates: In earlier years, I have taken part and been a strong supporter of Movember. With the chairman of beyondblue (one of Movember's main charities), Jeff Kennett, now actively … Continue reading

Happy CSS Naked Day 2011!

As per the excerpt on Dustin Diaz's website devoted to CSS Naked Day, the concept is about promoting semantic markup for website content. The idea behind this event is to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple. This includes proper use of (x)html, semantic markup, a good hierarchy structure, … Continue reading