• Back in the saddle again


    Well, it’s been a while. A long while, in fact. I took a long-term contract with a client and I have spent the last 2 years giving my blood, sweat & tears to a major project for their business. It’s been a really hectic project. I mean really hectic. In fact, I found myself singing […]

  • Web design by a 13-year-old in 1996?


    As it’s Friday, here’s a little chuckle to welcome in the weekend: Remember the heady days of the 90s, when everyone suddenly jumped onto this new-fangled internet thing, and created multi-coloured, flashing, clashing web pages that would make your grandmother’s eyeballs fall out? Wish you could relive those days now? Well the good news is […]

  • ALD10: Celebrating Suw Charman-Anderson

    Today is Ada Lovelace Day, and I have joined the pledge to write about a woman in technology whom I admire. Having written about someone whom I have admired from afar last year (Lynda Weinman), this year I decided to write about someone anear (is that a word?) – the woman who started Ada Lovelace […]

  • Did you spend $860,000 on your intranet?!?


    Well someone did: This is my personal favourite intranet secret. You see, those lovely peeps at ThoughtFarmer have created a new blog called Intranet Secrets, where you can anonymously post your deepest, darkest secrets about your company’s intranet. I have posted one of my own… but I’m not telling you which one is mine! If […]

  • Miko is offline until 10 October

    Just a quick post to say that I will be offline until I get back from my driving tour of the American Southwest. We are currently in Santa Fe, about 1/3 of the way on our epic trip from Dallas to San Francisco. We have internet connection here, but as we head off the beaten […]

  • Getting Flashy with it


    Last week marked the launch of my latest client sites, philbourne.com and e-motionimages.co.uk – 2 photography websites created on Squarespace. The client wanted to be able to easily update the websites with content, both in terms of text and also in the photo galleries, as well as having the option of a private client login […]

  • Back after these messages…

    Despite appearances, I have not fallen off the face of the earth. I have just had an incredibly busy few months, juggling web consulting projects while at the same time working on getting my photography career back up & running after a 12-year hiatus. I’ve also published a book! Before I knew it, months had […]

  • I need Emotions 2.0

    A little comment I wrote on the NESTA blogs about the constant stream of mixed and confusing messages we are bombarded with these days: Two stories which resonated with me this morning… 1) A colleague forwarded this nugget from popb*tch: An avatar in Second Life has a larger carbon footprint than the average Brazilian 2) […]

  • Thoughts from my brain

    Here we go… I’ve started this blog as a space to house all my thoughts about the online world. I have worked within the medium since 1994, when I made my very first website to house my artwork and photography. It was hot pink and pretty horrid… Since then, I have been working with websites […]