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Hi there, thanks for dropping by. I currently lead a hardworking band of developers at Denfield Advertising & Marketing. While I'm not doing that, I write. And when it's time to move, I go running.

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  • Using traits in Laravel - Posted in: Tech on: May 26, 2017 - 22:16
    Traits are a great way to reuse code throughout your web application. Here's a quick overview.
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  • How poetry improves your writing - Posted in: Writing on: May 07, 2017 - 20:18
    Writing verse is a great way to improve your writing. That's because it requires both structure and creativity
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  • Cry of the gulls - Posted in: Poetry on: May 07, 2017 - 19:23
    This was a 5-minute poem written in a Tesco's car park in early February...
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  • The long run - Posted in: Poetry on: May 03, 2017 - 22:02
    Running a long way can be a painful experience, as captured in this poem...
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  • Writing: can the writing process be completed on your mobile device? - Posted in: Writing on: May 03, 2017 - 21:56
    Choice of device for writing seems less important these days. Can you really write using nothing ore than a smart phone?
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  • Why coding one thing at a time makes sense - Posted in: Tech on: April 13, 2017 - 22:24
    Breaking app code up into functional chunks makes sense because it results in clean code. It's not easy, though.
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Random Haiku

Sweat on my brow,
While rain gathers on my skin,
Running in spring