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Protecting your online privacy

1st March 2021

Liberate your digital self with some small changes to make your online life a little more private. Includes my recommendations for privacy-focussed alternatives for web browsers, email, search, analytics and more!

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Digital Minimalism Part 1: The Digital Declutter

1st February 2021

I’m exploring Cal Newport’s philosophy of Digital Minimalism using less technology with more purpose and none of the distractions.

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Inbox clever: how to use your email newsletter effectively

18th January 2021

Thoughts on email newsletters including collating useful content, designing good signup forms and respecting your readers privacy.

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New adventures with an old phone

11th December 2020

Everyone can do with a digital detox from time to time! Thoughts on why I’ve been going back to basics with a ‘dumb phone’ on evenings and weekends.

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My Social Dilemma

22nd October 2020

Join me as I don my tinfoil hat and watch The Social Dilemma, the terrifying documentary about the impact social media is having on society.

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Fathom Analytics vs Google Analytics

22nd April 2020

My thoughts on switching to using Fathom; a simple, privacy focussed website analytics software that is an ethical alternative to Google Analytics.

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New Adventures 2020: Cleaning up after messy old adventures

25th January 2020

From its innovative climate impact policy to the organisers’ efforts to ensure the event is truly diverse, inclusive and accessible, New Adventures 2020 was a day of learning, accountability and hope.

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2020 vision: Building a strong website for your business

3rd January 2020

It’s a new year and I’ve looked into my crystal ball to predict what the most successful sites will be getting right in 2020 and beyond. Here’s what you should focus on.

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