I'm a graphic designer and writer in Northern Ireland. Welcome to my blog.

What is RSS?

Watch and learn how you can benefit by using RSS subscriptions. This short video tutorial from commoncraft describes how to save yourself time. Go on, get fed.

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What’s your logo worth?


Many people undervalue the importance of their logo. Sure, it’s just one small part of your brand, but it’s an important part nonetheless.

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Watchband.biz website critique

Watchband homepage

I haven’t worn a watch since my last one was ripped from my arm by a drunken hooligan, but I’ve been asked to write a website critique for Watchband.biz, an e-commerce site offering replacement watch straps.

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Hawaiian Tropic advertising, good or bad?

Hawaiian Tropic ad

With the help of the agency Grey, in Stockholm, Hawaiian Tropic sunscreen have been producing some interesting magazine ads recently.

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Sometimes you just don’t have time to blog

I’ve been out of blogging action these past few days but I haven’t forgotten about you. Truth is, I’ve been moving into a new Edinburgh flat with my girlfriend, Catherine. It’s the first time I’ve lived alone with a woman so it’s something different. I’ve lived with a girlfriend before, but in a flatshare, so […]

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