17-08-2019

Mini So x Marvel

16-08-2019

It took a while but Zane finally has really gotten into drawing. For years it was an …

14-08-2019

All the feels in this video around the bystander effect. The one that completely caught my …

13-08-2019

While on the topic of Ecosia, their shop also adds to the tree planting directive. Buy a …

13-08-2019

I only found out about Ecosia a couple of days ago. I’ve more or less successfully made …

12-08-2019

While I have all but officially given up on buying Hobonichi Techo’s, I’m always excited …

12-08-2019

I’ve amassed over 60 Field Notes sized books, 15 Muji/Midori A5 notebooks and …

12-08-2019

Plain emails. As someone who has struggled with email newsletter design for the first half …

12-08-2019

Love me some Atisuto.

11-08-2019

I’ll just put this here for now…

10-08-2019

Spent some time sprucing up the success message when you subscribe to my newsletter.

10-08-2019

Yesterday I learnt a great new word, turgid (excessively ornate or complex in style or …

10-08-2019

11 years. That really gave me pause. Seth’s been writing to his site, every single …

09-08-2019

I hope everyone is having a great summer so far. If you live in the northern hemisphere, …

07-08-2019

This month’s topic for my newsletter is really, really kicking my ass. I guess it swings …

06-08-2019

So with our children, their growing up brings wider fruits but their infancy was sweeter. …

03-08-2019

Just to follow up on my previous post on my carbon footprint. I just had my car registered …

02-08-2019

Pangolin. I didn’t know what this was and neither did anyone else. Zane knew and he wanted …

01-08-2019

I’d never considered my carbon footprint. The real culprit seems to be the food that …

01-08-2019

I think I may have found my new favourite website on the internet. It’s called Our …

01-08-2019

The United Nations Carbon Offset platform is something new to me. Choose a project, pay …

29-07-2019

Seriously useful set of tips and tricks of becoming a better writer. There is something …

27-07-2019

A view from inside Tokyu Hands. All the colours.

26-07-2019

Wait, what? Nick Clegg is Facebook’s head of global affairs? What is this bizarro world …

26-07-2019

These 7 reconstructed ancient ruins are pretty awesome. Obviously the Parthenon being my …

25-07-2019

Funny place to be in at the moment. So we cancelled our holidays last week. Park of it is …

25-07-2019

One of my favourite reads in the morning has been my very own site. Using the ’On this …

23-07-2019

Panic have my attention…even though I’m good for text editors.

22-07-2019

I’m super impressed by Rory Stewart and his take on politics. It’s a shame that he appears …

20-07-2019

It is somewhat late this week, but issue 008 of my bi-monthly newsletter, In Abeyance is …

18-07-2019

It’s Comicon weekend. There used to be a time when this weekend was the most …

15-07-2019

It’s Prime day and I’m actually in a little bit of a dilemma. My 6 year old Kindle …

13-07-2019

Yesterday my youngest and I turned off the lights and looked up into the sky at the moon. …

12-07-2019

Try as I might, the Hobonichi planner has never clicked with me - it’s a combination …

10-07-2019

One thing I will say about Singapore is that they definitely make things BIG. And I’m used …

09-07-2019

In a weird sort of way, Singapore is the closest I can experience Japan, but without …

09-07-2019

Advertising is the tax you pay for being unremarkable. — Robert Stephens

08-07-2019

On Orchard street. Couldn’t help myself. Found a nice little Chinese place for some food …

08-07-2019

Skyscrapers in the jungle.

08-07-2019

I spent a year in Doha discussing green facades. This however is the real deal in …

07-07-2019

Travelling on your own has seriously become a pretty smooth experience - especially when …

06-07-2019

Not sure how I’ve not stumbled on Alex Denk’s website before now. I own Dark Mode for …

06-07-2019

It’s a curious thing. I’ve noticed that the day after I send out my newsletter is usually …

06-07-2019

So I’m off to Singapore for a few days. In an effort to avoid checking in any baggage, I …

05-07-2019

I really don’t get Reddit. In fact, the truth of the matter is I’ve never gotten along …

05-07-2019

My brother mentioned to me that Malcom Gladwell has a Masterclass on writing. That’s $100 …

04-07-2019

Issue 007 of my bi-monthly newsletter about the built environment, In Abeyance, is out. …

03-07-2019

I’ve had a car loan for the last 10 years, across three countries. I’ve always …

01-07-2019

6 years ago I wrote a post, There was a time. At the time the web was looking like it lost …

30-06-2019

Abu Dhabi

29-06-2019

Widow’s Weeds from Silversun Pickups is easily the album of the summer for me. Just …

29-06-2019

Sometimes the digital is vastly inferior to the analogue. It’s not always the case, but I …

28-06-2019

Bit of Mari Kondo this afternoon. Started off with my room. The hardest items are the ones …

28-06-2019

John’s usually pretty astute, however this line really stuck out at me: Fifth: Fuck this …

27-06-2019

Time can slip through your fingers at incredible speed. This time one year ago we were all …

27-06-2019

Well played Mr.Gladwell. Well played. The first two episodes of Season 4 of Revisionist …

25-06-2019

Happy to report that Justified is in fact excellent. That being said the first few …

24-06-2019

I spent ages trying to sort out a dark version of my website. I finally sorted it out …

24-06-2019

WTF is up with these pen pals? Rather than tackling the issues, they’re busy sending …

24-06-2019

Fascinating survey conducted across the Arab world. In a region where this type of survey …

22-06-2019

I consider my life online across three distinct stints. The first ran been 2004 to around …

21-06-2019

I’ve been writing online in some form or another since 2001. Around 2004, blogging …

21-06-2019

Big fan of Tom & Serge in Dubai.

21-06-2019

I’ve really gotten into a groove for what I use my iPad for. Mainly for drawing (on …

20-06-2019

Issue 006 of my bi-monthly newsletter, In Abeyance, about the built environment is out. …

19-06-2019

Nearly 10 years ago I left the UK. A lot can happen in a decade. Keeping in touch with …

16-06-2019

Just watched the first episode of Justified. I’d give it a solid 6/10. I’ll give it a few …

16-06-2019

Ryan checking out what he wants to drink.

15-06-2019

5 months and 2 weeks into the year and I’ve just completed 16,000, written and edited, …

15-06-2019

One for @macgenie :)

12-06-2019

Finally after 8 years in the Middle East, I’m finally living in a country that has …

12-06-2019

Couldn’t help myself. Twitter had Ollie. We can have…wait for it Molly. …

10-06-2019

Great article about the Mac Pro by Arun. Arun’s website is one of the few that I seriously …

10-06-2019

Looking to make a meaningful change to your website? Go and check out Beautiful Web Type. …

09-06-2019

Awesome work by Alpay Efe. His exceptional Bodies series really stood out for met.

09-06-2019

If you’ve got kids, and you’re done with the Donaldson library of books, then …

08-06-2019

I dare you to watch the second video for the Black Fly and not smile.

07-06-2019

Happy that we’ll be hearing more from this awesome couple. Sad that it’s via Spotify…

06-06-2019

Issue 005, of my ‘monthly’ (it’s moving to a bi-monthly schedule) …

06-06-2019

Sneak peak from tomorrow’s issue of In Abeyance. Subscribe now over at …

04-06-2019

I’m not going to lie, I’m a little underwhelmed by the WWDC announcements. Maybe it’s …

03-06-2019

The boys had a proper nature lesson this morning at the park. Tons of birds in the trees, …

01-06-2019

Seth Godin’s instagram is completely on point. He’s basically used instagram in two …

01-06-2019

Green Planet

31-05-2019

Haven’t bought and read an issue of Edge in decades(?), certainly 15 years.

31-05-2019

Like something out of Nausicaa

31-05-2019

Atlantis

30-05-2019

2018 National Geographic Photo Contest, wallpapers. There goes several hours of my life. …

29-05-2019

Jamie Oliver’s empire collapses as 22 UK restaurants close. Sad news. Over the years …

28-05-2019

Coding your own newsletter is a total mugs game. I know since I’ve been playing it for a …

26-05-2019

While on the subject of good newsletters, James Clears latest, Martha Graham on the Hidden …

26-05-2019

Season two of Paul Jarvis’s Company of One podcast (which is a companion to his book). …

25-05-2019

After a solid year of wearing a fitness tracker, I’ve finally decided to give up on the …

24-05-2019

I’ve been on a 90s music trip. Listening to Buz Luhrmann’s Everyone’s Free to Wear …

23-05-2019

Finished off this piece that I started earlier this year. Even found a permenant home on …

23-05-2019

One of the things I’ve realised this last year is that since around 2007 the web evolved …

22-05-2019

A discussion between Michael Lewis and Malcolm Gladwell. These two have such great …

22-05-2019

While looking for some icons to use on my site, I stumbled across Feather. Fantastic …

20-05-2019

After watching the ending of Game of Thrones, go read The New Yorker interview with Emilia …

20-05-2019

If you’ve not had the chance to listen to 13 Minutes to the Moon from the BBC World …

20-05-2019

The more I use my site the more I see it as a digital notebook with a very specific task. …

18-05-2019

So I just read This is Marketing by Seth Godin. I stumbled onto Seth’s work just last …

16-05-2019

I’ve had my Kindle Paperwhite for 6 years now. A couple of days ago I noticed a new …

14-05-2019

Things I’m reading: Time and Time Again by Ben Elton This is Marketing by Seth Godin …

14-05-2019

The world needs this receipt design.

11-05-2019

The Pithos looks incredible. You also get a nice print to go with that pre-order.

09-05-2019

🍿 Just finished the 2nd season of Cobra Kai. Takes everything I loved about the movie and …

08-05-2019

Another awesome parenting moment. Today was Zane’s first ride on the bike, no stabilisers. …

07-05-2019

Ramadan hours means I can spend a little more time with the kids. I honestly never take …

06-05-2019

I know I just put the latest issue of In Abeyance (read it here) to bed a few days ago, …

05-05-2019

New (and last) Cranberries album is something to savour. That voice takes be back to when …

05-05-2019

Seems this book Under the Influence is a good read while we wait for @manton to finish off …

05-05-2019

It’s been a pretty stressful weekend that’s ended in a positive way. Being a father is …

03-05-2019

The kids could not resist the colours at ELC today.

02-05-2019

Last quote by Milton Glaser (at least for this week): Here is the test: You have spent …

02-05-2019

The Arup annual report is out. Last year’s edition was such a revelation to me when …

02-05-2019

Issue 004 of my monthly newsletter In Abeyance. This is the second part of my series on …

01-05-2019

We had a little visitor who fell out of his nest earlier today. Kids loved it. Thankfully …

01-05-2019

I’ve been writing a journal every day for the last few months. It’s a small exercise that …

01-05-2019

Cover artwork for issue 004 of my monthly newsletter In Abeyance. This issue was a lot of …

01-05-2019

One thing that I’ve noticed is that Wednesdays definitely feels like podcast release …

01-05-2019

This quote from Frank Chimero really resonated with me: Art is anything that’s better …

27-04-2019

With only 281 posts, Arley Leal Mendoza’s Instagram is a must follow for anyone interested …

27-04-2019

I will try and put a concise guide for those wanting to spruce up their email newsletters. …

27-04-2019

Grass stained green.

25-04-2019

A year ago today, while fighting my own demons from a professional disappointment earlier …

24-04-2019

Cobra Kai is back! Easily one of my favourite fun shows of last year. If you were a …

23-04-2019

Great resource of ethical alternatives and resources. Covers the range from browsers …

21-04-2019

If you’re looking for elegant analytics for your site, suggest you take a look at …

20-04-2019

Every electric car apart from Tesla’s offerings and the occasional BMW prototype has left …

17-04-2019

Every once in a while I’m reminded of how cool the internet can be. I’ve been …

12-04-2019

Soo glad JJ’s back in the saddle for the last Star Wars movie. The teaser trailer has left …

12-04-2019

It’s been several years since we came out to the Ripe Market. Good day out for the family.

11-04-2019

Super impressed with how straight forward it is to add good looking charts using …

11-04-2019

🏖 And now it’s Ryan’s turn.

11-04-2019

🏖 Zane’s beaching it up today.

09-04-2019

I’ve only ever bought a single box of Blackwings, specifically the 344s. Today I …

08-04-2019

Coding for a newsletter is an exercise in frustration. The number of variables (that are …

06-04-2019

Now that I’ve finally sorted out the Stet.Build website (it was the easiest to resolve), I …

05-04-2019

Ok heard Kings of Leon in the background at the restaurant today and remembered how much I …

05-04-2019

Finally got a chance to finish a comic. It’s been way too long since I got into …

04-04-2019

Finally got the latest issue of In Abeyance out. Issue 003 is all about Hyperloop. This …

04-04-2019

I’m totally onboard the new Joker trailer. My only comment is the color of the suit. …

03-04-2019

Here’s the cover to issue 003 of my newsletter In Abeyance (comes out tomorrow). …

02-04-2019

Last post about typefaces (at least for today). From one of my favourite type foundaries, …

02-04-2019

I stand corrected. Source Serif Pro does have old style figures & ligatures. Frank …

02-04-2019

On a related note to my previous post, Source Serif Pro now also comes with italics. Only …

02-04-2019

I’ve recently updated my websites, kaa.bz and stet.build with some proper …

31-03-2019

The Qatar National Museum has finally opened to the public. On a personal level, …

30-03-2019

It’s all about type this weekend. Really diving into the weeds here.

27-03-2019

I’ve been spending way to much time looking at Matthew Butterick’s fonts. Valkyrie is …

24-03-2019

What an incredible view of the people’s Vote march to Westminster. Hopefully this …

23-03-2019

One of the things that I’ve done regularly (and seen other do themselves) is trying …

23-03-2019

Awesome little feature in iAWriter. Commented text (using <!-- --> ) does not …

21-03-2019

New picture book, Tomorrow I’ll be brave, by Jessica Hische looks great (I’m in it for the …

20-03-2019

I’ve missed Tarantino. The latest trailer for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood …

19-03-2019

After listening to the latest episode of Hurry Slowly on the way back home today, …

19-03-2019

So far building & maintaining a new habit has absolutely clicked with my brain. As I …

15-03-2019

The world continues to go to shit. I’ve heard prime ministers and presidents all …

12-03-2019

📚 Finally finished Atomic Habits. Great book that I’m actually running through again to …

10-03-2019

Barak Obama never affected my life directly, however he existed in a world I understood …

08-03-2019

I recently bought the K380 keyboard from Logitech. Originally intended to be used as a …

08-03-2019

Witch Hat Atelier from Kodansha Comics looks AMAZING. Coming out on the 2nd of April, …

08-03-2019

Actually love the new DXB logo.

07-03-2019

New issue of my monthly newsletter, In Abeyance, is out. Issue 002 is all about …

07-03-2019

Nearly had a relapse today by reinstalling email onto my phone. I’ve been …

05-03-2019

It’s letters like this, from Emmanuel Macron to the people of Europe, that upsets me the …

05-03-2019

Hey Baron Fig turns 5 today. My favourite product of theirs (which I own) remains the …

04-03-2019

Picked this book from Ben Crothers, Draw in 4! Seems like a fun way of sketching little …

01-03-2019

Been reading Atomic Habits. Really practical book to read if you’re trying to make …

28-02-2019

Next week issue 002 of my monthly newsletter, In Abeyance , comes out. Here’s the …

24-02-2019

On a continued high to recapture my time to allow me to do other things, I finally dropped …

23-02-2019

Disconnecting from the internet until such time as it suits you is empowering. Just …

22-02-2019

Feedbin has a great built in feature that I’ve not used very often. Click on the …

22-02-2019

Finally tried oat milk. Happy to report it not only tastes pretty good, but all the gunky …

20-02-2019

Yesterday was the first day that I put my phone in tool mode. Effectively everything that …

19-02-2019

Following on from my previous post, I’ve coupled RescueTime with some of the things …

18-02-2019

⏰ I’ve downloaded RescueTime for my Mac, iPad and iPhone (tomorrow I’ll …

18-02-2019

☕ Almond milk in coffee looks disgusting …but it tastes pretty good. Ran out of normal …

17-02-2019

First bit of exercise I’ve had in months. No idea what’s happened to me recently but …

16-02-2019

🚸 I guess this is part of the joy of parenting. Being there to see your two young boys …

15-02-2019

📷 Every last drop of that ice cream 🍦.

15-02-2019

This winter has been a pretty poor example of healthy living for me. Too many sweets. No …

14-02-2019

Oh man not been into Instagram in a while. What a shit show. Ads every 3rd or 4th image. …

12-02-2019

There has been a ton of noise in my office about coding. I’m really liking what I’m seeing …

11-02-2019

Tachyons is a pretty awesome way of creating layouts and prototyping. Certainly one to …

09-02-2019

📷 Clear blue skies at the office.

08-02-2019

My theme for the year is based around release. Last year was a year where I laid the …

07-02-2019

✉️ The first issue of my newsletter, In Abeyance, is finally out! Go have a read and …

05-02-2019

✉️ If you’ve not subscribed to my newsletter, now is a great time to do it. …

03-02-2019

Out with the old and in with the new. My yearly shaving cream switch.

02-02-2019

Oh yes. Today is Groundhog Day. Bonus: If you don’t feel like watching that film, then you …

02-02-2019

You know that feeling when you wake up and think you’ve got school, but then your dad …

01-02-2019

I like Austin’s thoughts on February resolutions.

31-01-2019

⭐ Like many, I’m still dizzy after the firehose of Micro.blog customisation goodies that …

30-01-2019

006 / Glides

28-01-2019

🎙️ Really enjoyed the On Margins episode with Lisa Brennan-Jobs.

27-01-2019

📚 Ikigai - The Japanese Secret to a long and Happy Life is the first book I’ve read …

25-01-2019

Zane and the Diplodocus.

23-01-2019

I have eyed iFontMaker with a considerable amount of envy over the years. I even …

22-01-2019

David Attenborough is an international treasure. This clip of Prince William interviewing …

22-01-2019

🗞️ Excellent article on the New York Times, summarising the Arab League summit. The whole …

22-01-2019

I really hate being awake during the hour of the wolf. My mind gets filled with thoughts …

18-01-2019

🖖🏼Time to settle in and start watching Star Trek Discovery Season 2. It’s been a while.

18-01-2019

005 / Waiting

18-01-2019

I really wish Feedbin also had the feature to convert Instagram user feeds into RSS in the …

17-01-2019

Jean’s goodbye to Facebook is how you should say goodbye online to a platform. If I did …

16-01-2019

Really looking forward to the Spoke Design/Penaddict collaboration pen. Housing a Uni …

16-01-2019

⭐ A year ago, on the 16th of January 2018, I wrote: It’s always hard to start something …

15-01-2019

Like many Brits, I’m glued to my screen watching the circus that is Brexit. My hope is …

14-01-2019

My 2019 Actions Calendar is now ready to be downloaded. This is the 3rd time I’ve …

12-01-2019

Working on something to share. It’s 12 days too late (and likely a few more before …

12-01-2019

This is as wintery as it gets in Dubai. A mild 18°C. Have the window open and feeling the …

10-01-2019

Sooo annoyed. My iPad is getting noticably hot on one part of the screen. Gone ahead and …

09-01-2019

I will be talking about my new project, Stet.Build. For now, if you work in the …

09-01-2019

Ryan is at another milestone again. Yesterday he began to stand up on his own. The whole …

08-01-2019

Been pretty quiet on the site, but that usually means I’m working on something. …

05-01-2019

004 / Let’s Dive

03-01-2019

003 / Tickets Please

02-01-2019

002 / Flowers

01-01-2019

I did a few of these images back in the summer as I was learning and developing my new …

31-12-2018

Although I have a ton of thoughts about the iPad not being a Mac, this keyboard by Brydge …

30-12-2018

Pretty sure you can’t upload a video to Micro.blog, but here’s a gif of the …

29-12-2018

Haven’t drawn Corgan in over a year.

29-12-2018

Great set of questions to work through and really help dissect your year that passed - via …

28-12-2018

🍿 Finally got around to watching The Incredibles 2. Maybe the fact that I am now a father …

26-12-2018

My mind has been completely blown away by how great (and complete) Procreate on the iPad …

25-12-2018

Ok I get the whole iPad Pro thing now. Thankfully I saw sense and got the 12.9” …

24-12-2018

🎄 It’s Christmas Eve and the boys are in bed. Time to finish most of this truely …

23-12-2018

In 2019 I plan to finally start sending out a newsletter that I’ve been working on …

22-12-2018

The full moon is pretty spectacular tonight. Soo bright it looks like someone left on the …

22-12-2018

You know how for years the tech media proclaimed to have found the iPhone killer? Well, I …

21-12-2018

Ok, I got myself an iPad Pro (12.9”) for Christmas. I fear for the future of my art …

19-12-2018

Been doing a ton of research on photovoltaic technology. What I hadn’t realised is that it …

18-12-2018

Punkt is a company that I’m fascinated by. Certainly not for everyone. Their new MP02 …

17-12-2018

Abu Dhabi

16-12-2018

Street art.

16-12-2018

This post here is what I love about iA and iA Writer. Their priorities are clear. Their …

15-12-2018

I am the mosquitos-killer 🦟 ! 2 in one night as they try to feed of the kids as they …

15-12-2018

Creating something meaningful is difficult. It takes patience and perseverance. I’ve been …

13-12-2018

Having a tough time with the piece I’m writing at the moment. However I’ve developed a …

10-12-2018

Can’t believe it’s been an entire year since my youngest was born. I guess the first one …

10-12-2018

It was great fun being on Micro Monday. @macgenie was a truly gracious host and may have …

09-12-2018

Imagine needing to charge your iPhone, laptop or car every 10 days rather than every day! …

07-12-2018

Around town.

07-12-2018

Snowflakes.

05-12-2018

Partially unused image for my upcoming project, hopefully launching in 2019.

05-12-2018

I found out about Food Tube when I was looking how to make eggs. After Jamie blew my mind …

03-12-2018

It’s all about throwing rocks.

02-12-2018

Having cut the cord on cable TV, there are two things I miss. Live sports and great …

02-12-2018

🍿 I hardly ever get the chance to watch movies but on the latest Recomendo issue, I was …

01-12-2018

When I started using Micro.blog I decided to keep syndicating my words over to Twitter. …

01-12-2018

Usually I love it when both boys are fast asleep in their beds, this evening is very …

29-11-2018

So it’s been three long years since we moved to Dubai. At the time I’d just …

29-11-2018

Drove for 5min this morning and a dreaded yellow warning signal comes up that oil is low. …

27-11-2018

No internet based network is whole. What I miss from Instagram is the output from visual …

26-11-2018

Exceptionally fun pixelated tower from Ole Scheeren in Bangkok. I love when an idea is …

24-11-2018

Top tips all parent can agree on. The Yoyo stroller is the only one you actually need. …

24-11-2018

I’ve not specifically sought out any Black Friday deals, but I did benefit from the …

23-11-2018

Now that one of my most requested features for Micro.blog has been made (a gallery of …

20-11-2018

Depressing but astute assessment of the current state of Brexit. The surprising stat is …

19-11-2018

I don’t like to write about the system I’m using but I thought it would be good to check …

18-11-2018

The new Smashing Pumpkins album is such a treat for us fans. Solara, Alienation and …

17-11-2018

Years ago, while in London, I would often turn to the movie Amelie in an attempt to help …

17-11-2018

I’m kinda over stationary. Once you’ve tried a bunch of things and realised …

16-11-2018

I always end up surfing the web looking at a bunch of awesome t-shirts. Then I realise …

15-11-2018

The John Lewis Christmas adverts are an institution. The latest one is by far one of my …

13-11-2018

Totally underwhelmed by the new Field Notes Winter release, Clandestine. The video though …

13-11-2018

Great trailer for Toy Story 4. I only found out that this was happening earlier this …

12-11-2018

He had a great run, but alas Stan Lee has died.

11-11-2018

First rain have come with thunder and lightning. It’s been such a long time since …

10-11-2018

The Crescent.

10-11-2018

Awesome analysis of why tech companies are making custom typefaces.

09-11-2018

🎙️ Seeing as I’m in the car for many hours of the day (travelling up and down to Abu …

09-11-2018

Park season is upon us.

08-11-2018

The weekend is finally upon us and as always I’m hopeful of filling it with good …

08-11-2018

It’s been an exceptionally tough week, which is to be expected as everyone is …

05-11-2018

Finding your niche can feel like a life long struggle. Some discover it early on and …

03-11-2018

This weekend’s mini project was making an adjustable snake knot camera strap. Went …

01-11-2018

All of my writing happens in iAWriter. All of my editing is happening in the Hemingway …

01-11-2018

As much as I love October, really glad it’s finally over and can look forward to …

31-10-2018

First proper halloween experience for Zane, which he absolutely loved. Got dressed as a …

30-10-2018

This new iPad Pro is a great way to finally get into the iPad lifestyle. Glad I waited out …

26-10-2018

If you’re looking for a great alternative to the standard Apple case for your iPhone 6, …

24-10-2018

If you’re struggling to write on your site, then consider a trick I’ve been …

23-10-2018

Inktober #005 continues.

23-10-2018

Inktober is nearly over. This one was done while I was on the phone.

21-10-2018

Went to the Big Bad Wold book fair (the biggest of it’s kind in the world). …

20-10-2018

📚 Autumn reading. Second Ryan Holiday book this year. I still need to write the notes from …

18-10-2018

You’re testing me Apple. I’ve abstained from your iPhone ploy this year (even …

18-10-2018

If you’re looking to create something, anything really, then I seriously encourage …

16-10-2018

Operation start using your iPhone less and take your Sony mirrorless camera everywhere is …

15-10-2018

Discovered Burro Blanco in Abu Dhabi a couple of weeks ago. By far my favourite Mexican …

15-10-2018

Definitely considering backing this chopstick set. The straw might now be as useful for …

14-10-2018

Jan Middendorp’s Dutch Type is truly a magnificent book. I would go so far as to …

13-10-2018

Final Inktober image for today.

13-10-2018

The constraint for Inktober this year is the number of pens I’m using and the size of …

13-10-2018

I know I’m super late to Inktober this year, but better late than never.

13-10-2018

I can finally declare Autumn/Winter has begun here in Dubai. It’s been a really long …

12-10-2018

My wife is forever loosing her iPhone. Top tip. If you login from another device on iCloud …

10-10-2018

After listen to The Minimalists on the Kevin Rose show, I came to a realisation. In my …

08-10-2018

Netflix has seriously changed how I consume some of my entertainment. Thankfully Better …

04-10-2018

I stumbled upon a truly incredible graph today that showed all the various types of …

03-10-2018

Happy Inktober everyone. I’m hoping to dip my toe this year and have an idea of what …

02-10-2018

Everything old is new again. New faces in the office as our team slowly continues …

30-09-2018

Finally got the bluetooth in my car sorted out. It’s only taken a couple of years …

27-09-2018

It’s getting easier to draw these scenes. The funny thing being that once I gave up on …

24-09-2018

Ok I’ve not bought any new Field Notes in a year. I still have a healthy stash and …

23-09-2018

These three F1 2021 concepts as revealed on the F1 website show a future of motosport that …

23-09-2018

Rough couple of days. Zane caught something from school, which he gave to me, which I gave …

21-09-2018

Not one but two great additions to iAWriter. Which reminds me that I need to take a deep …

21-09-2018

Complet-ish but un-used art for my upcoming project. It was too busy for what I’m …

19-09-2018

My favourite feeling these days is that moment I step into the house, after work, and my …

17-09-2018

Was hoping to get the Hobonichi Weeks Mega this year. Sadly out of stock, 17 days after …

17-09-2018

So when we bought the Q5 2 ½ years ago what I didn’t realise was that …

16-09-2018

Following up from my previous post, sometimes you need some bad sleep for you to work out …

15-09-2018

Well that didn’t go as planned. I’ve been working on a piece of art for my new …

13-09-2018

Because one sketch deserves another…

13-09-2018

More sketches.

12-09-2018

It’s iPhone X, or iPhone XS day! After 4 years I think I’m finally due for an upgrade.

12-09-2018

First attempt at using my new style with architectural style backgrounds - always the …

11-09-2018

Learning how to draw and sketch in ways different to what I’m used to. First up, cars!

11-09-2018

Fell down a massive hole that is Udemy. Never heard of it before and stumbled on it by …

08-09-2018

🎥 So the wife and I finally watched a movie together. We settled on Tully. Great movie. It …

07-09-2018

🇯🇵 Hadn’t realised the extent of the destruction on Japan this summer. I have a huge …

06-09-2018

So the new upload function on Micro.blog is pretty awesome. Especially considering it …

05-09-2018

So I discovered Tadama today. Probably the most elegant and simple pomodoro app on the …

05-09-2018

🏀 A month ago I went to the basketball court and nearly died from the humidity. Which …

05-09-2018

Ok someone tell me why it’s taken this long for someone (thanks bro) to tell me about The …

05-09-2018

Use the negative energy you have to build something rather than mope around.

04-09-2018

Everything is a remix. This article on the inspiration behind Monument Valley’s …

03-09-2018

So now that Sunlit 2.2 has been released, I’m considering jettisoning myself from …

01-09-2018

I just read Khaled Hosseini’s Sea Prayer, and honestly haven’t cried this much …

01-09-2018

UGhhh. Came back to my car, parking sensor in the rear had popped in. Need to find a way …

01-09-2018

Yesterday I asked for an alternative to Tinyletter and Buttondown was recommended. Having …

30-08-2018

Does anyone have a suggestion for a good alternative to Tinyletter, that is similar in …

30-08-2018

Affinity Publisher Beta is out today! I’ve been waiting for a long time for this. …

30-08-2018

Finally pressed the trigger on a particular part of my latest project - this is a long …

29-08-2018

Paul turned me onto Russell Brand’s podcast Under The Skin. I’m halfway through episode 03 …

28-08-2018

The plastic I use in my life is really starting to grate on me in a bad way. To me it …

28-08-2018

The full Hobonichi Techo 2019 lineup is now live. I’m going for the Weeks Mega (for …

27-08-2018

It’s always a joy when I receive an email from Matthew Butterick - go subscribe if …

26-08-2018

After declaring tidy office bankrupcy, I’ve managed to get back on track. I realised …

25-08-2018

Publii is a static-website-building tool. Scary rabbit hole to fall into. Looks …

25-08-2018

I started wearing the Mi Band 2, 4 months ago and found it to be one of the best fitness …

25-08-2018

We are now well and truly back in Dubai. It’s funny travelling around town yesterday …

24-08-2018

I genuinely thought I’d watched all of Chef’s Table. Somehow I’d missed …

24-08-2018

Oh man that was fast. So today I went to buy some vitamins (wife’s been hounding me …

23-08-2018

39 years old today. Where did the time go? On this day I always mentally taken stock of …

22-08-2018

Trump’s Fall - My favourite part of this was definitely the Ernest Hemingway quote. …

21-08-2018

What really happens to the plastic you throw away is both depressing and the necessary …

21-08-2018

Being raised in Greece, I obviously have an affinity to the place. Varoufakis has been an …

20-08-2018

Its been five whole years since Ryder released his Bullet Journal idea to the world and …

20-08-2018

🎨 006 - Crowd Trying something a little different with the feet, as the style continues to …

18-08-2018

Still deciding whether the whole web-ring is a good idea or just currently badly executed. …

17-08-2018

My son has two modes, total fucking meltdown and an angel. Currently he’s melting …

17-08-2018

Love this little olive tree.

15-08-2018

Been looking for a replacement calculator for a while now. This simple Digit Calculator …

15-08-2018

View for the next few days.

15-08-2018

A holiday is a time to get your house in order. With less demands on your attention, you …

13-08-2018

Bar Tartine in Zaytouna Bay was actually a really great spot for food.

13-08-2018

On the weekend we drove up to the Shouf Biosphere Reserve. The only regret I have is that …

11-08-2018

Sun has just come up. The city is starting to fully wake up. I’m on my second cup of …

09-08-2018

While it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that you’re writing on your …

09-08-2018

Part 2 of the summer holidays begins. Breaking things up in this manner has been an …

09-08-2018

The James Bond museum, at the summit of an Austrian mountain, is the most elaborate fan …

08-08-2018

With a whole 10 minutes of using iOS 12, I can already tell it’s a Snow Leapard type …

06-08-2018

Yes it’s ridiculously hot and I’m an idiot but damn if this isn’t the best work out I’ve …

04-08-2018

I’ve been waiting for Mateusz Urbanowicz’s comic work to drop. The wait if finally over …

03-08-2018

It’s been a great long while since I’ve drawn anything. I’ve effectively given up on …

03-08-2018

I haven’t laughed this hard at something in a long, long while. John Oliver’s take on …

01-08-2018

The Hobonichi Techo 2019 Preview Festival is live. This was the first year that I …

31-07-2018

Since April I have been working silently and diligently on my little project. I’ve …

27-07-2018

In other news, really looking forward to the lunar eclipse that’s happening later on …

27-07-2018

The Sons of El Topo is a sequel to the movie El Topo, by the genius that is Alejandro …

27-07-2018

One of the single most powerful things that I hope to teach my kids, is to understand and …

26-07-2018

🎥 Just watched Logan. It’s obviously not as a great as the comic Old Man Logan, …

26-07-2018

A story of two tickets. On the left is a ticket left under the windscreen of a car with …

26-07-2018

Really excellent article on common webpage design mistakes. I’m guilty as sin of vertical …

23-07-2018

One of the nicest things about using Micro.blog is the fact that you get to see the …

22-07-2018

I truly miss the excitement and wonder that comes with moving to a new place. The …

18-07-2018

I didn’t know The Economist is also available for the Kindle (US, UK and Germany only). …

18-07-2018

The Comics Journal is coming back to print. That’s probably the best news I’ve heard in a …

17-07-2018

Watching Obama’s speech for the Nelson Mandela annual lecture. I truly miss the eloquence …

16-07-2018

While the Amazon web interface for your reading/editing your highlights and notes for your …

16-07-2018

Last few days have been a bit all over the place, which was not helped by the world cup …

14-07-2018

Back in Dubai without the kids and wife is weird. This is the first time since the kids …

14-07-2018

Also using wifi from within the airplane is crazy…I guess technology is bound to …

14-07-2018

🎥 Finally watched Thor: Ragnarok. It’s everything you can expect and so much more …

13-07-2018

Action shot!

13-07-2018

An example of what’s great about Lebanon…

13-07-2018

Last day of my holidays (tomorrow is a travel day so doesn’t really count). …

11-07-2018

It’s been 3½ years since I came to Lebanon. I’d like to say that things have …

10-07-2018

I’ve been decompressing these last two weeks. Part of my brain is getting a little …

08-07-2018

Years from now, when you’re older (and likely taller than me), I’ll remind you how tiny …

07-07-2018

Every 3rd of July my Feedbin subscription is up for renewal. Since July 2013, I have …

07-07-2018

🐢 Turtle on turtle.

07-07-2018

For me the unmistakable sound of Beirut is the car horn which begins to propagate …

05-07-2018

Finished reading: Purple Cow, New Edition: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable by …

02-07-2018

Currently reading: Purple Cow, New Edition: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable by …

01-07-2018

One of the things that characterise holidays for me, is the ability to catch up on my …

01-07-2018

Went to a few of my old stationary haunting grounds. I came away with literally nothing. …

30-06-2018

Sitting. Slumped. Forward. His arms crossed over the back of a yellow plastic chair. His …

29-06-2018

Current view.

29-06-2018

I noticed something on Instagram today which signalled the beginning of the end. Endless …

29-06-2018

There are views and then there are colours #nofilter

27-06-2018

Yup we’re finally on holiday!

26-06-2018

⚽ Really looking forward to the Argentina vs Nigeria game. Has all the ingredients to be …

26-06-2018

Awesome write up from @cm on how to use Blot with Micro.blog. I have a lot more to write …

26-06-2018

✈️ I remember when we used to travel as a family, my dad would get properly stressed out …

25-06-2018

Been on a bit of a deep dive with Seth Godin. This Ship It journal looks like a great way …

25-06-2018

I’ve now been wearing the Mi Band 2 for a couple of months. The data has given me the …

23-06-2018

The latest version of iA Writer for iOS is out. The two new features of note are changing …

23-06-2018

That quote from Seth Godin is possibly the single best description of why you should blog …

22-06-2018

⚽ Notes on the Iceland vs Nigeria game: - Hoping Iceland pull an equaliser against …

22-06-2018

I’ve never been one to look up to people as role models and yet this quote, from …

21-06-2018

I stopped understanding this world back in 2016. The world’s tolerance to each other is …

20-06-2018

I have a ton of books to get through this summer. One that has catapulted up the list is …

20-06-2018

⌚ The latest iteration of Mondaine’s smart watch concept is a solid design iteration on …

19-06-2018

Bookending my black and white series of photos with Ryan in his feeding chair.

18-06-2018

Reading ‘Intergalactic Ed’ with the boys.

18-06-2018

A new edition of Blackwing volumes was just released, Vol.10001. Love the story behind it, …

17-06-2018

💬 I’ve been going through my Twitter archive, to determine what I should ultimately import …

16-06-2018

💬 I’ve struggled to define how I would use emoji on Micro.blog. I’ve decided …

15-06-2018

⚽ This match is turning out to be a complete classico. This is what the world cup is all …

15-06-2018

⚽ After some pretty heartbreaking matches for Egypt and Morocco, we’ve got the very …

12-06-2018

📚 I finally finished a book this year, Michael Chabon’s Manhood for Amateurs. The …

12-06-2018

When I was a child, I used to be in complete awe of the thundering father clap 👏. The kind …

11-06-2018

⚽ As we approach just 4 days before the start of the World Cup, these handy charts will be …

09-06-2018

So the heat 🔥 has officially kicked into overdrive in Dubai, with the temperature hitting …

08-06-2018

Vertigo relaunches under Mark Doyle with seven new series. The three series that jumped …

08-06-2018

My enjoyment of images is linked to presentation. A simple grid of thumbnails, not too …

07-06-2018

⚽ This World Cup guide to all 736 players on the Guardian website is nothing short of …

05-06-2018

This episode of Revisionist History reminded me exactly why Malcolm Gladwell remains as …

04-06-2018

This is the first time that I get to watch WWDC on my Apple TV.

02-06-2018

We made Zane’s first robot 🤖 that he could actually wear. It was all a bit last minute but …

01-06-2018

I may have gone a bit overboard at Daiso today. #secretproject #pencils #ryanholiday …

01-06-2018

I may have gone a bit overboard at Daiso today.

01-06-2018

I thought it would be interesting to run some numbers on all the Kickstarter projects that …

30-05-2018

It’s been an entire year since I’ve had my messages on my phone connecting to …

30-05-2018

Today is Zane’s 4th birthday. After Ryan was born late last year, I have gotten to know …

29-05-2018

Poochytown is coming out in July. If you’ve never experienced a Jim Woodring story you are …

28-05-2018

So many excellent thoughts and ideas to consider in this article by Ryan Holiday about how …

28-05-2018

Does anyone know how to show the real return symbol on iOS? It currently outputs this …

25-05-2018

Currently listening to Fatoumata Diawara’s new Fenfo album. Highly recommended.

25-05-2018

Ryan is absolutely fascinated by music. I stumbled onto this fact by mistake (it feels …

24-05-2018

I’ve spent all of 5 min with the new Obscura 2 app, but coloured impressed with what’s …

23-05-2018

You may have noticed that I’ve slowed down my posting on Instagram, likely not :). Either …

23-05-2018

To say that I am excited about the new iA Writer 5 is a complete understatement. …

23-05-2018

My inbox has been absolutely hammered these last few weeks in the lead up to some email …

22-05-2018

My wife (every wife?) has been complaining that I spend too much time on my iPhone (she’s …

22-05-2018

I’m so deflated right now. Got a lot of shit going on inside and outside work. Saw …

19-05-2018

Gulf Summer reading list.

18-05-2018

After nearly 1½ years, I finally posted onto my Dribbble account. I like that it’s …

18-05-2018

This article by Ryan Holiday has seriously hit home at the moment as I move through my …

17-05-2018

Finally! Ever since moving over to the UAE, I’ve sorely missed having FaceTime on my …

14-05-2018

Although Dropbox Paper is exceptionally well designed and is receives updates regularly, …

13-05-2018

One of the prices you pay for living in the Gulf are dust storms. This is by far the worst …

12-05-2018

My engineering brain is thoroughly blown away by the Morpholio Trace app. I’ve been …

11-05-2018

These yellow Kaweco special editions (Sunrise and Sunset) are pretty amazing. Just as good …

11-05-2018

Bought the Mi Band 2 today. The main reasons being the price, 20 day battery life and …

11-05-2018

We really do live in a world with a cornucopia of excellent text editors available on the …

09-05-2018

Now that the initial euphoria is over and I’m knee deep in the production side of things …

07-05-2018

Seven. No, not the admittedly awesome David Fincher movie rather the number of years I’ve …

04-05-2018

Yes I am watching the new Cobra Kai series; and yes, it is actually pretty good so far…

04-05-2018

I’ve been thinking about why something like Micro.blog has caught on with me, when …

04-05-2018

Importing my data from the various edges of the internet continues. Tumblr fell pretty …

01-05-2018

Little strokes fell great oaks. — Benjamin Franklin Showing up every day and moving the …

01-05-2018

I have been using the Bullet Journal Method for over 4 years (I know because I’ve kept …

30-04-2018

It appears that my hunt for a Gel ink refill capable of fitting into a Rotring 600 is …

29-04-2018

Of all the things that I’ve learnt this year, the power of creating a project by …

27-04-2018

The modest guide to productivity by Frank Chimero has come at the perfect time for me. …

27-04-2018

Oddmar for iOS is easily the most stunning platformer on the iPhone…ever? If you’ve …

27-04-2018

Absolutely love this time in a project’s life. The very start, where the …

27-04-2018

I’ve not been this excited about a singular idea in many years and I keep thinking …

26-04-2018

Every month the Dropbox team have been adding new features to Paper. The new templates …

25-04-2018

After listening to the Kevin Kelly episode of Craig Mod’s podcast On Margins you might …

24-04-2018

Can someone please explain to me why Dropbox in iA Writer doesn’t work like it used to …

23-04-2018

Time for an evening walk. Need to chase away these demons. Plus I ate too much crap this …

22-04-2018

Every day I put the oldest to bed, I look at the clock and I’ve got a few hours to …

20-04-2018

This concept of six seasons (Spring, Summer, Autumn, Locking, Winter & Unlocking) by …

20-04-2018

Looking at getting a 3D printer, either the Prusa i3 MK3 or the Robo R2. The issue is …

20-04-2018

The Gimlet Media website is how a podcast network should be displayed, all about the art …

19-04-2018

Finally wrote my third article on RMO, Physical, Digital & Mind. I’m mindful of …

19-04-2018

For my short strings of words on the internet, I’ve consolidated to using …

18-04-2018

Cuba After the Castros is an incredible photo essay on the BBC. In my 20s I spent a lot of …

17-04-2018

Struggling with the Sunlit app. The app allows me to post multiple photos & add text. …

17-04-2018

Related to the previous post, this article by David Harper is essential reading for anyone …

17-04-2018

Just finished listening to the Todd Mcfarlane episode on the Off Panel podcast. I’d …

15-04-2018

So the new Oman airport is actually pretty nice. They’ve got some nice touches, except as …

13-04-2018

The latest issue of Kottke’s Noticing newsletter is an ode to bloggers and blogging. …

13-04-2018

You may have noticed discontent amongst some Micro.blog users, in reaction to the latest …

11-04-2018

Notational Velocity remains my favourite apps ever. It was last updated 6 years ago. The …

11-04-2018

I hesitanted to get the first issue of the Full Bleed ‘magazine’ from IDW, and regretted …

10-04-2018

Zane’s first coherent drawing! Every ‘drawing’ before this has been a scribble. You have …

07-04-2018

Tree is looking good. Started off as a stub of the tree has really transformed in 6 short …

07-04-2018

In a different time, I’d totally be going to MEFCC this weekend. As I’ve grown …

06-04-2018

Art is for life (not the other way around)

05-04-2018

Ok, I have no idea what I’m doing here. Somehow stumbled onto Netflix and I’m …

05-04-2018

Inking complete. Loving the speed of creation on this one.

05-04-2018

Turtle sanctuary

05-04-2018

Anyone have any idea how to import all of my Instagram feed in to Mb? Ownmygram imported …

04-04-2018

Haven’t drawn these dudes in a while. Actually really missed them.

04-04-2018

I’ve not read a Spawn comic since #75, but the 6th variant of Spawn #286 reminded me of …

03-04-2018

Morning walk.

02-04-2018

Didn’t think I could find a better file manager than Finder on the Mac. I was wrong. Marta …

02-04-2018

One of the things I really envy Last Week Tonight is their ability to come up with a wacky …

02-04-2018

Do yourself a favour and listen to the first episode of Craig Mod’s On Margins podcast …

02-04-2018

I feel like I need to quantify that previous statement, because I might not be alone. Over …

01-04-2018

In Micro.blog I feel like I’ve been given an opportunity, a second attempt at …

31-03-2018

While going through my Twitter archive, I realised several things which are going to …

31-03-2018

It’s pretty miserable in our household at the moment. The colds/virus/fever cycle has …

30-03-2018

That was amazing. A 25 minute walk can really chang your mood completely. It started with …

30-03-2018

I’ve been struggling with thoughts and issues on how to keep going (for a number of …

30-03-2018

Things coming together for the site. Going down the hosted Micro.blog route, I’m …

30-03-2018

After a failed experiment in importing my Twitter archive, I had to individually delete …

29-03-2018

I decided to import my twitter achive, which I now realise it’s littered with t.co …

29-03-2018

I think I’ve broken my micro.blog account. Imported 1800 tweets has wreched all …

27-03-2018

My experience with Tumblr fell short when it came to community. The service does get a few …

27-03-2018

This story of older Japanese women are shoplifting to find community in jail is …

27-03-2018

These Atlas guides from Stripe should will come in useful one day — via my favourite …

26-03-2018

While searching for a pic of Michael Chabon’s Murse (man purse), I stumbled across this …

26-03-2018

My current reading pile: Letters from a Stoic — Seneca Ego is the Enemy — Ryan Holiday …

26-03-2018

I decided to clean up my often abandoned Kindle (from general clutter). Of course sneaky …

26-03-2018

There was a time when I would look at Formula 1 as the pinacle of technology mixed with …

25-03-2018

Consistency and focus are the missing ingredients in my creative endeavours as of late. …

24-03-2018

One of my favourite things about the series Love is the effective love letter the series …

23-03-2018

The Posh Pen Paradox: when writers and artists fear their tools - I can absolutely relate …

23-03-2018

I haven’t checked out Panel Syndicate in a long time. In addition to The Private Eye, …

23-03-2018

Schon Design splatter pens - Going to become available online. Finally!

23-03-2018

Hermetica - This kickstarter looks great. Already funded. Would not mind the book that …

22-03-2018

One of my favourite things about Mb is the lack of friction in posting. There may or may …

22-03-2018

Slowly getting my creative juices 🥤 flowing again. Also I have an unwritten rule, if iOS …

21-03-2018

Mother’s Day in the Arab world coincides with the first day of spring and Iranian new year …

21-03-2018

First day of waking up at 5am again since January. Get some coffee made and get down to it …

20-03-2018

Atari VCS - I didn’t even know that this was a thing. I saw a Mega Drive in the …

20-03-2018

Just marking today as the day that I start exercising and eating healthy again. Been …

19-03-2018

BIG day for the stationary world. Mark One pens released from Studio Neat and new Field …

18-03-2018

And while I’m here, this Brass Hovel sharpener from Brahman Design really does hit …

18-03-2018

This pencil sharpener, extender and transporter, looks pretty interesting. I don’t …

18-03-2018

Last day of my kickstarter subscription ok Mb. You’ve done your job well @manton will be a …

17-03-2018

New pens coming from the Studio Neat boys. It was only a matter of time before they …

16-03-2018

Only Slightly Exaggerated - a Studio Ghibli-style animation for Travel Oregon.

16-03-2018

Don’t ask me how I went for this long on the internet without subscribing to Cool …

15-03-2018

Yup needed that. Netflix’s Love, is actually a pretty good show that’s just …

15-03-2018

Start of the weekend. Going to definitely get into my project for the year after it got …

14-03-2018

Things are ok. Initial shock is over and I can concentrate on other things put some effort …

13-03-2018

Also related to the above, did not know about The Good News podcast.

13-03-2018

Really great interview on Thoroughly Considered, with Max Temkin. Got me interested in …

13-03-2018

Lost in Space - Amazing what Netflix is doing these days with their series. It makes the …

12-03-2018

Top tip to all you kids out there. If you’ve got a young family, make sure to invest in …

11-03-2018

It’s time to focus my energies on something positive. As a family we’ve had a …

10-03-2018

Woke up in a much better mood than yesterday, but after our supermarket run, Zane felt …

10-03-2018

Sierra Leone Just Held the World’s First Blockchain-Powered Election - I’ve heard …

09-03-2018

The day after is always more difficult. Funks don’t disappear on their own.

08-03-2018

I failed at something that I have been working towards most of my professional life. It’s …

08-03-2018

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. — Samuel Beckett …

07-03-2018

Last night was the first moment shared by myself and my two boys. And a glorious moment it …

06-03-2018

In case anyone is into Crypto, my brother runs a weekly publication over at diar.co …

06-03-2018

Here is my Microblog wish list: Drafts - jot down a thought now & finish it off …

05-03-2018

Micro Monday : Easy one for this week. Go check out Marcelo, @mmarfil Thoughtful and …

05-03-2018

Man, I can’t keep my eyes open today. Hurricaine Zane (my 3YO) woke me up at 5am and …

04-03-2018

The Krama pen I mentioned 10 days ago, arrived today. I’ve not had much time to play …

04-03-2018

On the iOS app for Mb, I keep activating the ‘menu bar’ while scrolling. Wish …

04-03-2018

One of my absolute favourite tools for work is Dropbox Paper. Love the implementation and …

03-03-2018

Gotta say that I have been really enjoying Star Trek Discovery. Don’t particularly like …

03-03-2018

Good to know there is a place nearby with Moroccan tea.

03-03-2018

So I can definitely say that apps like Flowstate actually work in making you writing …

02-03-2018

A new shipping company for independent artists, from the creators of Cards Against …

02-03-2018

Hoban Cards produces elegant, minimal and affordable letterpress printed calling cards and …

02-03-2018

Five stationary stores not to be missed in Taipei. Discovering stationary from a different …

02-03-2018

It’s actually raining in Dubai tonight, which is a thing since it only happens a couple of …

02-03-2018

Awesome. Zane dropped my 💻 and I think the screen is frakked. To be fair it is 4½ years …

02-03-2018

Seriously fell down a rabbit hole yesterday. First was buying FlowState. This then led me …

01-03-2018

It does feel refreshing to be back online and actually enjoying the process. I’m …

28-02-2018

Ralph Breaks the Internet trailer - although this move is from Disney, it’s always …

28-02-2018

Although I felt that yesterday was a washout, I was about to convert my CSS to variables …

28-02-2018

Ok, the boy is officially ill, we’re wondering if the baby’s going to catch it as well. …

27-02-2018

Yup. Wasted the whole evening. Hopefully I’ll do better tomorrow.

27-02-2018

Finally. Does this mean I might actually start watching F1 again. It’s been years since I …

27-02-2018

It’s that time of the evening where I decide to procrastinate for a little bit more …

26-02-2018

Great little resource for CSS snippets. My Mb site already uses a few of these, although I …

26-02-2018

Excellent post from Brent on why Mb is different. Completely agree on the timeline (2005) …

26-02-2018

If I had an iPad, I’d also have an Apple Pencil. If I had an Apple Pencil, I’d …

25-02-2018

Found this via Josh Ginter.

25-02-2018

Published nearly 3 ½ years ago, Jason Santa Maria’s On Web Typography has been …

23-02-2018

I’m sitting here at the end of the day wondering what to do with myself. I’ve …

23-02-2018

Finally got my notification for the Krama pen. That’s the thing with Kickstarter, they are …

23-02-2018

Considering it’s the shortest month of the year, the month of February has dragged on for …

23-02-2018

Walking definitely kept the demons at bay. It’s been a rough emotional week. It’s always …

23-02-2018

Walking definitely kept the demons at bay. It’s been a rough emotional week. …

22-02-2018

Actually the series that jumped out at me are: Death or Glory Farmhand Echolands Jook …

22-02-2018

Image Expo 2018 - this thing has gotten serious. Some pretty incredible looking comics …

21-02-2018

So. Damn. Great.

21-02-2018

Really enjoyed the latest episode of the Unmade podcast. Favourite part was learning about …

21-02-2018

Feedbin Upgrades - I feel very lucky to have Ben create and manage Feedbin’s future …

20-02-2018

I’ll tell you what the most annoying thing about Mb is? I go to bed and the rest of …

20-02-2018

Great little post and photo from Billy Corgan, on the two little girls (now women) from …

20-02-2018

Oh, just found out that Feedbin supports Mb! If only the Today Poster worked - it seems to …

20-02-2018

So I’ve written the second chapter in my online book RMO. This sketch was the first …

20-02-2018

Also BIG’s website is super fun in that each project gets a pixelated icon, which …

20-02-2018

Had an awesome talk by one of the architects from BIG, reminded me of what I’m …

20-02-2018

The Blot.im website has been updated. Love the consistency with the updates. Between David …

19-02-2018

Music of the evening is ‘Away we Go’ soundtrack. Such good listening for this …

19-02-2018

“How did you go bankrupt?” Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.” ― Ernest Hemingway, …

19-02-2018

Micro Monday @amit simply one of the good eggs on MB. Go follow him.

19-02-2018

I am liking the new livery on the RB14. Matt pixel camouflage has got to be a first on an …

18-02-2018

Design is the process of going from an existing condition to a preferred one. — Milton …

18-02-2018

Descript is the world’s first audio word processor, letting you view and edit audio …

18-02-2018

I missed out on the Picasso exhibition in Dubai last year, I’m certainly not going …

17-02-2018

Honestly don’t know what to say to you 🇺🇸. Speaking as a father of 2, who’s …

17-02-2018

This is the download of the San Francisco font from Apple. Didn’t realise you could …

17-02-2018

I knew of the Courier Prime font, as all my comic work is written in the Highland app. …

17-02-2018

Finally! After years of depending on Notational Velocity it finally stopped working. …

16-02-2018

Range of tiny pixel fonts that can be used.

16-02-2018

Absolutely amazing weather this evening in Dubai. Wish it was always like this.

16-02-2018

Awesome dude on the saxophone in front of the restaurant we’re at.

16-02-2018

🙇 @manton github integration went through perfectly. Nailing the basic features dude, …

16-02-2018

The aim this year is to try and complete at least 2 projects this year for RMO. One …

15-02-2018

Unless this is just a warm snap, winter appears to be officially over in the UAE…

15-02-2018

Just discovered that then fountain pen emoji 🖋 has not been used on micro.blog - well …

15-02-2018

Every subject has it’s own niche of enthusiasts that rally behind it. How much of …

15-02-2018

Also, Google Reader being killed off was GREAT! I get to use the amazing Feedbin instead. …

15-02-2018

I think people like Kottke and @Gruber are missing something fundamental about the state …

14-02-2018

While I’m on this Dyson kick, he’s got a new book coming out later this year …

14-02-2018

Oh did you know Matthew Butterick has a newsletter? Go subscribe. He’s also …

14-02-2018

Just finished listening to James Dyson’s interview on How I built this (excellent …

13-02-2018

Every country has the government it deserves. — Joseph de Maistre

13-02-2018

What I’m really appreciating about Mb is how much better it is than blogging back in …

13-02-2018

After listening to @manton on Mac Power Users, trying out 🚀 app. Yeah I can certainly get …

13-02-2018

One of the fundamental challenges I faced towards the twilight years of my original stint …

12-02-2018

Really enjoyed Kevin Rose’s interview with Rocksteady over on Block Zero podcast …

12-02-2018

Obviously really looking forward to Alto’s Odyssey. Surprisingly my favourite part …

12-02-2018

A lot has happened in the open web since I last checked - as you’d expect. What I …

12-02-2018

Online services I’m currently paying for: Service Yearly Cost Feedbin.com $20 …

12-02-2018

You know when you live in a large city, things happen around you and you have no idea …

11-02-2018

Maybe I’m going to need to drop some hard cash for Marsedit now that I have a site again. …

10-02-2018

Oh man, what have I been doing? 176 services I’m not using. This is going to take a …

10-02-2018

Finally using Deseatme to get rid of all of these blasted accounts! I’m …

10-02-2018

Awake every night with the baby’s first feed. Problem I’m having is I don’t know how to go …

09-02-2018

Congrats to the iA team on their successful Kickstarter to bring the app to Windows. …

09-02-2018

Now that I’ve kicked the micro.blog tires for a few days, I can safely say a couple …

09-02-2018

Currently trying to finish off Michael Chabon’s Manhood for Amateurs - bought it at …

08-02-2018

I’m thinking about using Pollen to publish the final outputs made on RMO. In a weird …

08-02-2018

Here’s what my home screen looks like. Trying the blank app hack to see if the lowered …

08-02-2018

I tried reading Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, but the format didn’t click (although many …

07-02-2018

It’s been a super interesting week for my internet life. After pulling away from it …

07-02-2018

My knee is absolutely killing me at the moment. It’s progressively gotten worse over …

07-02-2018

As I start to rekindle my love for writing and publishing online again (I’m still trying …

07-02-2018

I finally got my Kickstarter backed ‘Single Edge’ razor handle from Supply today. This is …

07-02-2018

Over the years I have bought a slew of Apple related products (for both myself and my …

07-02-2018

Can’t help but be completely excited by the Falcon Heavy’s success (so far). I wasn’t born …

06-02-2018

It’s that time of the year again. New Kickstarter for the Pen Addict live show. …

06-02-2018

So I’ve been wanting a place to call my own for a long while now. The problem was I …

26-01-2018

In case anyone is wondering I’ve restarted writing. Starting very slowly and hopefully …

19-01-2018

Absolutely love this print, and Max’s style in general. Le Fabuleux Destin …

16-01-2018

It’s always hard to start something new. The main question is whether or not …

12-01-2018

Yeah second weekend in a row and it’s all about the burger 🍔

30-12-2017

About to destroy a Totoro like you wouldn’t believe!

25-12-2017

Zane’s home away from home - now all cleaned up. Maintenance work here is pretty rock …

24-12-2017

My earliest memory of my grandmother must have been when I was a little older than Zane …

17-12-2017

Crisp cool winter evening Dubai and my best friend and oldest son Zane

11-12-2017

Little Ryan (Rayan in Arabic) was born on the 10th of December. Zane now has a brother to …

02-11-2017

Coming along just nicely I’d say. #nature #trees #garden

28-10-2017

#inktober #inktober2017

27-10-2017

#inktober #inktober2017

27-10-2017

#inktober #inktober2017

27-10-2017

I know I’m late and likely not going to achieve 31 drawings, still this exercise has been …

21-10-2017

Never seen a tree come back to life before. This one was left from the previous tenant. 1 …

20-10-2017

Just catching up #inktober #inktober2017 #inktober2017day16

20-10-2017

You tell em Socrates! #inktober #inktober2017 #inktober2017day15

17-10-2017

#inktober #inktober2017 #inktober2017day14

17-10-2017

#inktober #inktober2017day13 #inktober2017

17-10-2017

#inktober #inktober2017 #inktober2017day12

16-10-2017

I know I’m late but I’ve been moving houses and work has been pretty crazy still #inktober …

14-10-2017

And another one #inktober #inktober2017 #inktober2017day10

14-10-2017

I know I’ve missed a bunch of days but I’ll catch up soon. Here’s the first one. #inktober …

10-10-2017

Can’t wait to tuck into these - once I’ve finished meditations #marcusaurelius #stoicism …

08-10-2017

The real Rocketman! #inktober2017day8 #inktober2017 #inktober #rocketman

07-10-2017

All caught up! #inktober #inktober2017 #inktober2017day7

06-10-2017

So 5 minutes before I drew this I was like - I’m done all my ideas are gone, and then …

06-10-2017

Bit late for this one - but will catch up shortly. #inktober #inktober2017 …

03-10-2017

No idea where these are now coming from. I’m just letting my pencil move, where it takes …

02-10-2017

Definitely didn’t start out with image in mind. #inktober2017 #inktober #inktoberday2

02-10-2017

Got off to a couple of false starts this year, but actually think I’ll follow through. …

27-09-2017

Love it when the fog rolls in - reminds me that winter is NEARLY here :)

24-09-2017

Every once in a while you stumble upon an idea that resonates with you. An idea that …

09-08-2017

The truth is that I can’t help myself and keep coming back to these characters. I’ve …

07-08-2017

At 7am, on Thursday, 27th of July 2017, one of my father’s uncles died. You see my …

07-07-2017

Summer reading. What’s on everyone’s list? #reading #summerlist …

01-07-2017

Probably one of the fastest idea to complete image. #moonracket #lunarport #lunar

30-06-2017

WIP Moon Racket! It’s been a few months since I drew something fun. Sketched a bunch …

09-06-2017

#dubai #atlantis checking out some fish on a Friday morning

27-05-2017

Notable part of this installation is the use of the newly minted #Philips #DubaiLamps - …

26-05-2017

Using the Insta part of Instagram a little more

09-05-2017

Bit of #dubai

23-04-2017

Decided I’m going to read all of my comics first before I even consider buying …

01-04-2017

How my youth was spent - some amazing works, along with some pure garbage. Will dig deeper …

29-03-2017

DXB bound for Athens after nearly …. 4 years?! Damn.

25-03-2017

#wip #affinityphoto #comics #moonracket #comicstrip

24-03-2017

Testing my rusty as hell water colouring chops. When you start at the bottom there is no …

24-03-2017

It’s all happening on my desk today. #watercolour #fieldnotesbrand #comics …

18-03-2017

Picnics - Dubai style.

11-03-2017

Definitely getting there. Next post will be for the inks #moonracket #drawing #comics …

10-03-2017

#kitebeach

10-03-2017

#beachcanteen Dubai

08-03-2017

My first #RMO project finally has come to life. Limited to an initial print run of 50 - …

06-03-2017

You don’t need very much to create. Paper, an @fieldnotesbrand pencil and the best …

22-02-2017

A great looking pin and a personalised thank you note - good mail call today @melvastype …

15-02-2017

Desk snap. Been a while since I’ve done one of these. #monoclemagazine #alphonsodunn …

09-02-2017

Hmmm cake

21-01-2017

#dubai yes you’ll find all sorts here one year after moving - every weekend

14-01-2017

When you’re much older I’ll look down at that corner of the desk with your …

04-01-2017

So I honestly didn’t think that the first series that I would be writing about is Brexit. …

02-01-2017

Someone REALLY didn’t want to wear the hat and poncho. #mexican

01-01-2017

Newest of photos. A collection of well worn (otherwise destroyed) toys from Zane’s …

24-12-2016

Tofugu is a Japanese culture & language site. Every once in a while you stumble on …

22-12-2016

I’m not really in the market for a notebook sleeve (got one a couple of years ago, which …

16-12-2016

I definitely want a copy of this AuthaGraph World Map on my wall.

11-12-2016

Excellent find today - Taste of Italy. That’s the beauty of Dubai, you can live here …

10-12-2016

Perfect winter morning in #dubai

26-10-2016

The pencil tower - time to start taking photos around Dubai now that the weather is ok

13-10-2016

#sarajevo

13-10-2016

Bosnian Food - seriously somebody come and wheel me out #food #eat #stuffed

11-10-2016

10 points if you can guess where I am headed to today - it begins with Sa and ends with …

27-08-2016

Dubai sun. Summer is slowly coming to an end (another month or so if we are lucky). Got to …

26-08-2016

You don’t see one these very often….especially in Dubai. Go …

24-08-2016

Hmmmmmm, KEO….

20-08-2016

You don’t see one of these bad boys roaming over your head every day #dubaimall …

29-07-2016

That moment just before you demolish a plate of octopus - so great #limassol #marina …

25-07-2016

Although the food was abysmal the setting was pretty traditional #cyprus

25-07-2016

#notdubai #notdoha

24-07-2016

Love this little guy #zane

24-07-2016

Summer - in a plate #greeksalad

21-07-2016

Breaking away from the black and white version for a bit

07-07-2016

It’s been a while since I read a paperback - the Kindle has all but removed the need …

26-06-2016

Qatar Airways lounge - serious Bond villain lair aesthetics

25-06-2016

You have to start somewhere. Creativity is borne oftentimes of constraint. While this is …

24-06-2016

It’s Lego time

19-05-2016

Everything Else Enhancement Kit looks amazing. Still struggling to think whether or not I …

02-05-2016

I’m not sure when it happened exactly, but somewhere along the way, I just gave up …

08-04-2016

Trying something different with the inking for Moon Racket! #nocrosshatching

04-04-2016

Doodling some postcards. Who knows might run some form of competition to get these in the …

04-04-2016

Reason #150 for moving to #Dubai - I get to enjoy walking around a lake with the boy

03-04-2016

View from the office. It’ve been here for 3 months and the view still doesn’t …

01-04-2016

I have to say that the pomodoro technique is working wonders for me and my creativity - …

26-03-2016

Quick close up of the final panel - Corgan channels some Fonz….eeeehhhh

26-03-2016

What’s this you ask? More Moon Racket! Good to be back

23-03-2016

Symmetry

23-03-2016

It’s the little touches that you remember when staying at a nice hotel. Elephant …

21-03-2016

Love it when mundane objects put a smile on your face #JBR

20-03-2016

Sully approves :)

19-03-2016

Sometimes the hidden gems are found when you’re looking for something else. Ripe …

30-01-2016

The best way to experience #burjkhalifa is not from the top but looking at it from all …

17-01-2016

Very proud of this little guy. #muji gel ink pen with a @nockco dotdash index card.

17-01-2016

#MOE baby No not the Ministry of Environment (looking at you #Qatar) no I’m talking …

31-12-2015

View from the hotel. Goodnight people and may you all have a 2016 with more ups than downs …

20-12-2015

5 months. That’s a really long time between updates. The truth is that I was creating …

25-11-2015

Doha International airport - so soon old friend? See you tomorrow… Arghhh my carbon …

30-10-2015

For years I’ve been exceptionally content with my choice of pen, the Muji 0.38mm gel …

28-09-2015

I’ve not published any Moon Racket! In a while, but couldn’t help myself. …

25-09-2015

The boy’s first geek t-shirt. 1980s #Batman

05-09-2015

Panel #3 of my new series. This is going to be decidedly different to my previous series. …

22-08-2015

It’s been a year already? The latest lineup for the Hobonichi Techo 2016 (in Japanese for …

01-08-2015

Woz Character Sheet.

30-07-2015

It’s all about the Japanese stationary #midoritravelersnotebook #sailorink #midori

24-07-2015

In the most over the top Mall in Qatar. Still though liked the colours

19-07-2015

Working on tomorrow’s strip #blackandwhite #ink #inked #moonracket #webcomic #panels

18-07-2015

Super excited to finally get some #boulet - sure it’s in French but I’m not …

13-07-2015

I just published the first full colour Moon Racket! strip, Taking a Minute. I’ll be …

12-07-2015

I know it’s been a while, but I’ve been working my ass off at the moment, putting …

12-07-2015

I’m considering using colour in all future Moon Racket! Strips. This is actually the …

08-07-2015

Latest episode of my comic strip is online (4th week in a row). Link in my profile.

01-07-2015

I’ve been following the Greek situation with keen interest - being the country in …

01-07-2015

So we got some take out today (Briyani) and it came in these awesome glass pots …

29-06-2015

All of my used #fieldnotes #moleskinecahier #baronfigapprentice notebooks 15 so far

27-06-2015

Yay for homemade #pizza it’s been years since I attempted one - the kicker on this …

26-06-2015

One of the few landmarks in Doha - also an #Arup project #qatar #aspirezone

23-06-2015

Recently I’ve started listening to the podcast Hello Internet - if you’ve not …

22-06-2015

I’ve decided to use Medium as an additional platform from which I publish the new season …

15-06-2015

I’m super excited to announce that the first installment of my web comic (now in it’s …

15-06-2015

I’m super excited to announce that the first episode of my web comic Moon Racket! …

14-06-2015

I got a bunch of Shinhan Art pens last week. I was so excited to use them that this little …

13-06-2015

Love the colours you get in a well organised supermarket- this is #eatopiaqatar #qatar

12-06-2015

Been on a kick with these pens recently. Just trying out a bunch of options and colours - …

12-06-2015

Woz thinking about what he would like to stamp next #characterdesign #moonracket …

11-06-2015

Quick doodle to test out my new Shinhan Art pens - so good. #shinhanart #stationary …

09-06-2015

Ever since I ‘relaunched’ the Moon Racket! website I’ve not been particularly happy with …

07-06-2015

Hmmmmm Nutella bar #nutella #dubai #nutellabar

06-06-2015

I’m always passing this fucking teddy bear at Doha airport thought I’d finally …

04-06-2015

First in the series. A set of images I’m working on for the website.Reminds me of the …

03-06-2015

Routine is everything when you’re trying to develop and build something. To aid the …

02-06-2015

Not sure how the idea came about, but this is effectively Alfie’s first appearance. I …

01-06-2015

One of the things that has been completely invaluable to us this first year of Zane’s life …

29-05-2015

Zane’s first birthday cake. It’s all about Baby Einstein #babyeinstein …

29-05-2015

Logo for a mystery project I’ve been working on for several months now. It’s early days …

28-05-2015

Since I did Corgan, thought I’d try a new pose for Alfie as well #moonracket #comics …

28-05-2015

Practicing in the dying days of May. Unlike #Westeros winter never comes in Doha. Summer …

28-05-2015

As a comparison to my previous post and to showcase the character’s progression I quickly …

27-05-2015

What kind of audience do I think Moon Racket! is intended for and how do I reach them? …

26-05-2015

Continuing this series of posts on the evolution of characters from Moon Racket!, this is …

25-05-2015

The image that started Moon Racket. The incredible part (when you consider the physical …

22-05-2015

Traditionally I’ve been a huge tinkerer of my websites. Thankfully I turned a leaf last …

21-05-2015

As this is a process site after all, I’ll be posting many more of these collections as I …

20-05-2015

There is much to like about Tumblr and publishing on Tumblr. There are however some …

19-05-2015

Hide and Seek

19-05-2015

Currently in inking mode on Season 2. Super excited to start publishing this soon.

19-05-2015

Inking for season 2 moving at a reasonable clip. Got tons more to do but this is actually …

18-05-2015

You know what I miss? I miss daily blogging. 5 years ago, the last time I was blogging on …

18-05-2015

The boy learning how to stand.

07-05-2015

FINALLY! #bulletjournal #notebook #leuchtturm #leuchtturm1917

05-05-2015

The inking has begun on season two. This is my favorite part of the drawing process. Where …

04-05-2015

The inking she has begun. Probably my favorite part of the drawing process when everything …

27-04-2015

A whole bunch of awesomeness came in the post today. #midorimd #midori #fieldnotes …

25-04-2015

Just released, my Moon Racket! Newsletter. Subscribe at www.tinyletter.com/moonracket . …

23-04-2015

I’ve been drawing Moon Racket for several years now. You wouldn’t know it, as …

21-04-2015

Trying something new in the run up to Season 2. Those strips are taking a long time, while …

17-04-2015

Coffee time!

14-04-2015

Was inspired after the binge watching. By far my favourite comic book character. Show …

11-04-2015

It’s been a while since I’ve done some digital artwork. This is a work in progress shot of …

10-04-2015

And the other part of the doodle. First time I put all these characters together. …

10-04-2015

Doodles and sketches on a Friday. #fabercastell #ink #comics #moonracket #unipin #uniball …

08-04-2015

Something I’ve been working on for Zane. First piece of digital art I’ve done …

04-04-2015

We’ve had the worst dust storm in #doha so it’s kinda nice seeing the car …

24-03-2015

My new obsession- blue lead. Man I wish I’d discovered the joys of this simple …

24-03-2015

The #nexus pen finally arrived today. Initial thoughts. 1. The pen is much larger than I …

21-03-2015

Breakfast of champions. Happy Mother’s Day, Happy No Ruz, Happy first day of spring …

20-03-2015

It’s getting much easier to draw these guys. #moonracket #inking #colour #cartoon …

14-03-2015

Corgan’s been through some tweaks ahead of the release of Season 2 of Moon Racket. …

13-03-2015

Some @pearlqatar action from earlier today

12-03-2015

Love customising my memo books. First time I do something to a Fieldnotes #fieldnotes …

09-03-2015

Best shave I’ve ever had - courtesy of my care package of @faboualfa that shaving …

28-02-2015

More pics from LA

28-02-2015

In LA for 2 days - craziest business trip ever.

19-02-2015

How often do you read a comment to a review on Amazon and can’t stop laugh? This …

17-02-2015

A few things about this pen holder from @clickypost : 1. The smell of the wood is …

09-02-2015

These Touch markers from ShinHan Art are AMAZING. #shinhanart #markers #moonracket

08-02-2015

10 minute sketch of Corgan to just unwind a bit last night. Inks and colours coming soon …

07-02-2015

It’s been a while since I checked in on progress for Moon Racket Season 2. My original …

27-01-2015

Fog this morning was insane going to work. Never seen anything like it

24-01-2015

BWOP-BWOP!

23-01-2015

Hey I live in the gulf so you might as well get a photo of a palm tree at sunset.

21-01-2015

View of the compound clubhouse at night.

14-01-2015

I absolutely love these Oryx sculptures at the Qatar international airport. These should …

09-01-2015

First sketch I’ve done of my son. First of many I’m sure - just warming up. …

09-01-2015

Tools used this holiday break. Was able to draw 10 strips for season 2 of Moon Racket - …

06-01-2015

The wind outside is howling. It’s 4am in the morning and I can’t sleep. Having …

03-01-2015

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding - Khalil Gibran

31-12-2014

I’m currently on holiday, which typically means that I have enough time to consider …

26-12-2014

Seaside views and walks in Beirut.

25-12-2014

I’ve waited a long time to finally use my hobonichi techo let the journaling begin. …

24-12-2014

Can’t wait to crack this open. Great presentation. #logos #christmas

23-12-2014

I’ve eaten a lot of great burgers - you could argue that you can easily find a …

22-12-2014

Been nursing a terrible cold since the night before landing into Beirut - reading material …

21-12-2014

Examples of cultural heritage that is being lost in the name of bullshit residential …

21-12-2014

In Beirut for the next few weeks. Trying hard to fall back in love with the place. Three …

18-12-2014

Stuff I’m working on right now. All #moonracket related. Season 2 baby. #comics …

17-12-2014

Been waiting a long time to try out these bad boys. My first foray into Gee Urban aka …

14-12-2014

Twinkles Sometimes you need to spend some time on a particular character, over and over …

14-12-2014

Got myself some #baronfig notebooks for Christmas. Shipped them in via #Shopandship - got …

13-12-2014

Meet the Twinkles for me series www.moonracket.com no two expressions are the same. An …

13-12-2014

My new mobile studio. #midori notebook all the way.

10-12-2014

Received my Takumi pen. Best thing about it is this photo:(. Pen doesn’t fully meet …

05-12-2014

Mini session while Yasmine and the boy do some shopping. Working out something’s for …

03-12-2014

We didn’t originally hit it off (that’s me and this Sailor Procolor 500) but …

27-11-2014

My first Retro 51 pen - the black stealth model. #pens #retro51

11-11-2014

Inkaday #3 - More Jetpacks Because it’s clear I can’t get enough of Corgan with a Jetpack …

10-11-2014

Inkaday #2 - All the Cheese My favourite part of this exercise is sketching and inking …

10-11-2014

Inkaday #1 - Where Am I? Inktober is over, but like I said, it was fun to do and actually …

07-11-2014

Moon Racket t-shirts finally arrived. There really isn’t anything quite like creating …

03-11-2014

Inktober #7 - Flying High I know it’s not October anymore, but I had 2 more sketches that …

03-11-2014

Getting back into Instagram. It’s all about Moon Racket www.moonracket.com

26-10-2014

Inktober #6 - Take Off This was super fun. No idea where it was going until it finished. …

18-10-2014

Inktober #5 - Retro Signs Something a little different for today. I’m working on the logo …

17-10-2014

Inktober #4 - Walk with purpose.

17-10-2014

Inktober #3 - Loose yourself in the music The liberating thing about this exercise is the …

15-10-2014

Inktober #2 - Me and my buddies Inktober sketches continue. I’m actually trying to work my …

07-10-2014

Inktober #1 - Eastman Sketch of the new and improved Eastman (the character formerly known …

05-10-2014

If you enjoyed my last couple of posts, then you’ll love my new tumblr, Opens Flat, …

04-10-2014

Where the magic happens. Everything (apart from my computer) that I use in the creation of …

02-10-2014

Super excited to finally have received these in the mail yesterday. I did also have one …

30-09-2014

Photoset: Incredible collection of photos. NatGeo 2014 Photo Contest Entries …

30-09-2014

[gallery] Incredible collection of photos. NatGeo 2014 Photo Contest Entries

12-09-2014

[youtube www.youtube.com/watch I’d actually completely missed this trailer, but the …

07-09-2014

When I moved to the Middle East at the start of 2010 I used to listen to podcasts usually …

29-08-2014

Hobonichi Planner I didn’t even know that this was a thing until recently. It’s not only a …

29-08-2014

Without a doubt my single most favourite piece of technology of the last 10 years has been …

22-08-2014

[gallery] There has been a lot of internet chatter about these pencils, enough to have …

22-08-2014

[vimeo 86439745 w=500 h=281] I have been working for Arup for a combined 10 years (my 10 …

19-08-2014

A while back (must be over 6 years ago), I remember asking Christos how things were going …

19-08-2014

Sometimes a design comes from behind you and actually surprises you. I knew that I wanted …

08-08-2014

It’s not every day that you get a lesson handed down to you via the internet, while …

07-08-2014

I posted this image on the Moon Racket! twitter account (you should follow the account, I …

15-07-2014

I’ve had a Pinboard account for several years now. I’ve used it reasonably …

13-07-2014

[gallery] I’ve launched a campaign for the 1st edition t-shirt of my comic book …

12-07-2014

Own a part of history with the very first official T-shirt for my comic strip Moon Racket! …

10-07-2014

Although many will claim that there is still a great deal of work to be done to bring the …

30-06-2014

When I released Moon Racket! I was never happy with the website, as I felt it wasn’t …

06-06-2014

During the last 9 months leading up to Zane’s arrival, Yasmine decided it was good …

05-06-2014

1 week ago today that’s Thursday 29th of May, I arrived home and Yasmine is faffing …

23-05-2014

It’s the quiet before the imminent arrival of little Zane. We’ve bought all …

19-05-2014

[youtube www.youtube.com/watch For the last 2 years, I have been onsite on the Qatar …

19-05-2014

I absolutely adore these adverts created by AMC as their markers for the upcoming Emmy …

09-05-2014

There was a time in my life where I remember that I resented change. It was something that …

07-05-2014

The best thing to happen to Google Reader is it’s death and the creation of Feedbin. …

30-04-2014

I missed this. For 10 years I’ve published to the internet through Broken Kode. …

30-04-2014

Two things I take from the cast photo for the new Star Wars movie: That’s a real …

17-04-2014

A few months after publishing the last episode of Moon Racket Season One, I’ve now …

07-03-2014

Moon Racket started out life on my iPhone 4. It was a method for me to actually use my …

26-01-2014

Today marks 20 consecutive weeks that I’ve published a new episode for my online …

13-01-2014

In early 2012 I started work on my first iOS app with my cousin. The trip was long and …

31-12-2013

When you reflect back on a year, the hope is always to find a number of moments that put a …

13-12-2013

Earlier this year I completed rewriting the script I have been working on for many years …

03-12-2013

In creating Moon Racket, it was very clear to me early on that the lettering would have to …

24-11-2013

In early 2012 I was working on an app for iOS with my cousin. The second company name we …

20-11-2013

Earlier this year I contemplated shutting down Broken Kode, a site that has been part of …

02-11-2013

Since I got married (nearly 3 years ago) I’ve put on around 10kg (around 1.5 stone …

25-10-2013

Maintaining focus with your side projects is a difficult task. Life doesn’t always give …

15-09-2013

Moon Racket, Episode 01 - Beginnings The first episode of my weekly comic strip, Moon …

07-09-2013

At Berts in Lagoona Mall doing a session. Writing, drawing, chilling with my Moroccan tea.

06-09-2013

At Landmark

05-09-2013

Different black pens on my desk.

23-08-2013

Look what I got for my birthday, now on my drawing table. I also got the amazing Sigma …

23-08-2013

Muji Stationary - Sometimes the best stationary is also the most affordable. The A5 …

20-08-2013

Bullet Journal - It’s not very often that something comes along and blows my mind. I’ve …

20-08-2013

Type Hunting What a truly wonderful resource this website is. You could honestly spend …

17-08-2013

Finally completed the ‘Coming Soon’ page for Moon Racket (my online comic strip going live …

14-08-2013

[youtube www.youtube.com/watch Grasshopper Divert I love these small incremental progress …

13-08-2013

The Olympic City The Olympic City is an ongoing photography project by Jon Pack and Gary …

13-08-2013

Hyperloop We’ve been waiting a long time for Elon Musk to reveal his idea for the future …

13-08-2013

And then follow this up with Dieter Rams As Little Design as Possible.

12-08-2013

One of my absolute favourite artists, Hiroaki Samura draws Manji from his manga series …

12-08-2013

While I’m down this rabbit hole. Otomo senior (that’s Katsuhiro Otomo) is releasing an …

12-08-2013

And a short film of how Shohei Otomo goes about creating his art. The most interesting …

12-08-2013

Super excited about watching this documentary which follows 5 star architects through the …

11-08-2013

Tinker Hatfield interview Tinker Hatfield is Nike’s vice president of design and special …

10-08-2013

I hadn’t realised that Tom Gauld has a Tumblr. You really should follow him.

10-08-2013

Possibly one of the most enchanting ‘movie’ adverts you’ll likely see. …

10-08-2013

When the betaworks team sat down with Instapaper’s creator, Marco Arment, back in April to …

10-08-2013

Incredible visual of the volume of actions on various sites relative to each other. Every …

09-08-2013

The main function of a website such as mine is for me to collect things and share them …

08-08-2013

Custom Stickers, Die Cut Stickers and Laptop Skins. This is all good research for future …

08-08-2013

Is a service that lets you create custom journals. Personally I have finally found my …

08-08-2013

Is a Pinboard and Delicious OS X client. It’s free and it’s pretty amazing. …

07-08-2013

And here is a 10 page preview of Paul Pope’s Battling Boy on Boing Boing.

06-08-2013

I love Nate Piekos and his Blambot website has always been a great resource of comic book …

06-08-2013

While listening to the latest episode of the New Disruptors (one of the best podcasts if …

05-08-2013

In preparation for the release of my upcoming online comic ‘Moon Racket’, …

04-08-2013

I’d never heard of Ilya Birman until this weekend. Forebruary is his latest project, …

30-07-2013

Absolutely love this image.

30-07-2013

Tumbling Tips - As I continue down the Tumblr rabbit hole, these tips are a good …

30-07-2013

So the hiatus lasted about a month. I’ve had some ideas on what I want to do with …

30-07-2013

The Toyota efficiency story on Kottke, really made me smile. I remember going to a Toyota …

30-07-2013

In preparation of our new iOS app (hopefully to be released along with iOS7), this is a …

23-07-2013

Always start with a name. A good name. We have planes, trains, automobiles and boats. …

04-07-2013

I’ve been thinking that it’s important to take a step back from the site. …

03-07-2013

I laughed so hard at some of these. Unfortunately (or fortunately) what Tumblr is best at. …

03-07-2013

Several years ago when I went to Japan, Gordon would spend a great deal of any free time …

03-07-2013

While I love me some Terpstra, I typically can’t use much of the things that he …

03-07-2013

I’d never heard of Limbo until today (strange since it won an Apple Award last year at …

03-07-2013

Image Comics is now allowing you to keep the digital copies of the comics you buy from …

02-07-2013

Sober writers love to use fancy shit like semicolons. Nobody likes to see a semicolon. I …

02-07-2013

When Karen Berger left Vertigo comics it honestly felt like the imprint was in the process …

02-07-2013

Sabine Pearlman’s site has a massive collection of the cross section of bullets. (via …

01-07-2013

There was a time in the early 2000s, before Twitter was a thing, before Facebook was open …

01-07-2013

Google has officially killed off it’s Reader product. Like many others, I have been using …

20-06-2013

If you have any interest in sequential art (in all it’s forms, regardless of country …

14-06-2013

When I was a kid, I used to take my toys apart as I tried to understand what made them …

13-06-2013

Having not had a chance to play with iOS7 (yet), I can only go on what others who have …

06-06-2013

The latest version of Byword was released yesterday for all devices. The most exciting …

02-06-2013

This week I learnt a very clear lesson in what appears to work on Tumblr. I …

31-05-2013

Coda Automotive filed for bankruptcy. Don’t feel bad, I didn’t know who they …

30-05-2013

One of my favourite artists, Ralph Steadman is having an exhibition at the Cartoon Museum …

29-05-2013

If you were still wondering who was the spiritual successor to Steve Jobs (no, not Tim …

29-05-2013

Nice catch on the font used in the Model S display (it’s based on Gotham). However I …

19-05-2013

Fascinating post by James Allen which gives more details on how the Formula E series …

08-05-2013

From Musk’s twitter comment, it’s clear that any discussions relating to …

07-05-2013

While Tesla in general would probably rather forget about Henrik Fisker, the company …

06-05-2013

They were right, so we are fixing it and, moreover, upping the ante by providing the best …

28-12-2010

Entrance to the office

06-10-2010

From my desk where I draw every morning

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