Earl is also the longest standing user of an Alistair Dark custom theme :)
Earl approached me with his idea for the site, which I built, tweaking the design as I went. Although Wandering Earl is very much a 2010 design, it’s still working well for Earl who earns a large part of his income from the site.
Working with Earl was a real pleasure, it was great to receive his positive comments which you can read for yourself on his blog.
The homepage is a crazy mishmash of different types of posts, hacked into various WordPress loops. Astoundingly, it’s held up over the years according to Earl.
The header includes a top-bar with some useful and fun bites of information:
My personal mark on this website is a stamp-like comment-count for posts.