Running in 2014

Upping the ante with this years running challenges! Last year I completed the Beverley 10k and Hull 10k 9k within 7 days, raising over £250 (which was totally unexpected and amazing!). Along with being the slowest member of the Engage Interactive team when running the Leeds Abby Dash 10k for…

Why aren't you jamming?

Now before I lose you, I don't mean 'jamming' in the more traditional sense. Sadly, other than learning piano during my GCSE music (I could smash out Bon Jovi - Runaway perfectly), I have no musically talented bones in my body. In the end my music teacher decided my best…

Switching to Sublime Text

Some of the guys in the engage office recently decided they'd like to (finally) make the switch to coding in Sublime Text, so Alex decided it would be a good idea if Todd and I set aside a bit of time to make a little guide for everyone... I wrote…

Strawberry: Three years

Strawberry was the first "Real" design agency I worked for, and enjoyed every minute of my three years there, with location (Hull) being the only factor for me leaving! I was sad to go but excited to be at the beginning of a new chapter in my life. So I…

Minimal dock icons

When I switched to mac, after getting over all of the minor differences that are just similar enough for my brain to find it incredibly hard to adjust — using cmd instead of ctrl, but maybe that was mainly down to muscle memory of all the shortcuts I used. I turned…

My mac apps of choice

Just before christmas I took the plung and got myself a mac, after going through a nightmare couple of months where I was using a mac at work and windows at home. My Brain and the muscle memory in my fingers would mean I’d be trying to using cmd…