First month in Brighton

  It's been a month since I moved to Brighton from Birmingham. I know the city well, having gone to the University of Sussex back in the mid-90s. However, I've never had a 'proper' job here, so I was keen to jump into the creative / freelance world as soon as possible. Co-working space Joining the Skiff was a great decision. It's know for being one of the cooler and more social co-working spaces (and also one of the more expensive) b...

Relocating as a freelancer

I'm about to relocate 3 hours across the country from Birmingham to Brighton. To my American readers that may not seem very far (I know people who've moved from New York to LA), but it's still a big deal to me. I've been talking about moving for about 3 years and I'm not going to lie - the main reason it's taken me so long to actually do it, is my business.    I've been extremely lucky to have worked with some great people in and around Birm...

5 Big Things of 2015

It's been quite a year! Here are a few of my highlights from 2015.   My Route Without doubt, the largest project I've ever worked on. My Route was a heritage project looking at the history of the Stratford Road in Birmingham through the changing businesses. I was commissioned by Sampad to design a touch table to allow the users to explore a map of the road, and find stories through audio, image and video content. This involved working wi