Starting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 3)

Spending time work on my side hustle

I’m terrible at writing this series of blog posts. It’s been over 8 months since I published part 2 of working on a side hustle. You can check out part 1 here. It looks like there was an 8-month gap between parts 1 and 2. At least I’m consistent if nothing else. So, without further … Read moreStarting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 3)

7 Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

My simple life hacks to improve your health and mental wellbeing. Get more stuff done and do more of the things you enjoy? Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that you can start doing to improve you mental and physical health? As well as hacking your time to get more stuff done? … Read more7 Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

Codeigniter – Extending One Install To Handle Multiple Sites

Codeigniter – Extending One Install To Handle Multiple Sites

In a previous blog post I talked about building a custom CMS, that allowed us to manage data that was displaying in a mobile app. I managed to get a basic version of the CMS up and running. We had been using it for a good 12 months to manage the data without too many … Read moreCodeigniter – Extending One Install To Handle Multiple Sites

Milestone Birthdays. A Time To Reflect And Review!

Milestone birthdays. A time to reflect and review

I can’t believe it’s almost July. So…I have a milestone birthday on Friday. I will be turning 40…… Where has the last 10 years gone? My Wife and I will be celebrating with a nice bottle of red wine from the year of my birth. She got it me a few years back and I … Read moreMilestone Birthdays. A Time To Reflect And Review!

Frustrated, Overworked, Underpaid: My Origin Story

Frustrated, Overworked, Underpaid: My Origin Story

I was a frustrated, overworked, underpaid software developer. I had worked for a company since graduating from University. Must have been for 4–5 years. The company wanted a new cloud based product range creating and I was the only developer working on this product. Myself, a few of the marketing and communications team, as well … Read moreFrustrated, Overworked, Underpaid: My Origin Story

Yoga The Perfect Antidote to A Desk Bound Existence

Yoga the perfect antidote to a desk bound existence

All the years of sitting down at a desk has really taken it toll So, I’m writing this email on the computer at my newly constructed standing desk. Having been in the software development trade since starting University in 2003. I have spent a lot of time hunched over a desk, as you can well … Read moreYoga The Perfect Antidote to A Desk Bound Existence

Keeping Fit and Strong While Working From Home

Gymnastic rings training, like weight training just a lot harder

Gymnastic rings training, like weight training just a lot harder So, I’ve not be not be able to do any form of weight training for a while now. For years I have enjoyed going to the gym and doing some for of weight training. Not that it is any good for you. My right shoulder … Read moreKeeping Fit and Strong While Working From Home

Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

Making the most of my downtime working on side projects I may have mentioned in a previous blog post, I’ve been put on reduced hours. I’m down to a 3 day week. It’s not all bad. Apart from all the extra time to work on our house and be out in the gardens. I’ve been … Read moreSpending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

DIY and Gardening. Since When Have I Become So Middle Aged

DIY and gardening. Since when have I become so middle aged

Making the most of the ‘Lockdown’ So, I’ve not been working as much. Recently gone down to a 3 day week for a month or two due to the Coronavirus. It’s been all DIY and gardening On the flip side it’s given my wife and I more time to plan and work on our house. … Read moreDIY and Gardening. Since When Have I Become So Middle Aged