Potato & Pea Soup (v1)

Winter is on the way out but it’s still pretty… wintery. Growing up, I used to enjoy mush pea soup at my grandparents place. Here’s a variant of that. Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1 potato 1/4 leek 1 cup of garden peas 2 cups of water 1 teaspoon of salt (to taste). Optional: 1 capsicum 1 […]

Customers are Not the Enemy, Right?

This is a larger story I’m crafting out of one little example. For years I’ve been running into this barrier: wanting to improve customer experience for an organisation that doesn’t. For whatever reason, many businesses refuses to empathise with it’s customers at some point. A great expereince can only be provided by a business that […]

The Meaning of a Photo

Well, besides being able to use a camera, here’s what photography means to me as an art. It’s a perspective I’ve been slowly developing for some time, but one that has come into focus recently as I delve deeper. All the statements below aren’t meant as universal truths, they’re very subjective. But it’s fun to […]

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Photos from May

I’ve been really enjoying learning about photography lately – finally wrapping my grey matter around the concepts of Aperture and ISO. The best shots will go live here every month. Here’s May’s.              

Facebook for Professionals

Facebook is becoming a large part of many people’s solcial life. Frankly, many of the people I know are active on the site all day. I turned it all off for a while, but there’s really no staying away from the vortex for me. A friend recently expressed shock and horror at the type of […]

When is a button not a button? Reflections on flat “design”

Read on for the answer to this enigma. iOS7 went live went live last week. Love it or hate it, you’ll notice a move away from the bumps, shadows, curves and gradients you knew, towards a lighter, simpler and flatter visual style. It’s both the latest trend and a move towards simplicity. “Flat design” has […]

Know Thy Theme

A lot of what I do for people is to convince them of importance of thematic integrity and encourage them to maintain it. We need themes in things. They’re the point of entry; the reference point from which we can put them in context. Themes are useful for reducing mental and emotional overhead by establishing […]