A photo of me while climbing Deep Blue Sea on the Eiger

I’m an experienced freelance software developer and a keen rock climber.

I want my work to have a positive impact. I too often see technology exacerbating problems such as inequality, environmental collapse and our disconnection from other humans and the natural world which sustains us. These problems are complex and I don’t have all the answers, but I seek to at the very least not make things worse!

Originally from Britain, I now live in Melbourne, Australia.

Let’s talk

If anything here strikes a chord, I’d love to talk with you.

From the blog

  1. Weeknotes 17: to where do you hurry?

    We moved house last week. It was busy. I did not write any weeknotes.

  2. Weeknotes 16: couldn’t we be doing this differently?

    I was wondering why some Rails tests were so slow to boot, which gave me an opportunity to try out rbspy. It was really quick and easy, and I could…

  3. Weeknotes 15: not selling up

    I started doing some contracting with TidyHQ this week. TidyHQ is software which helps sporting and community groups manage their organisation’s…