Taking my new tripod and neutral density filters for a walk in the forests above Beatenberg.
I'm beginning to delve into the newest extension of the CSS style rule possibilities at a professional level, in order to design and create websites which break the mould.
Oh, did I forget to mention? Jo and I walked up the biggest mountain in England in 2017.
Swiss German uses a lot of French words, so a delivery driver is called a “Chauffeur”. This word used to mean “heater” too. There’s a sign on the door to the delivery bay of the local supermarket saying “Chauffeur – bitte Ware in den Kühlraum mitnehmen”. Which actually means “Driver – please take your goods into the cool room”.
After some rushing around, I find myself on my own in Zurich for a couple of days. After dealing with the day job, I have the evening to myself, with no pressure and no responsibilities. Leaving work behind, I head for the old town and the anonymity of a familiar, traditional and noisy restaurant. The bill paid, my next stop…
Filming and photographing at the mountain-top restaurant made famous by James Bond.
Taking a little too much air to take things off my mind.
I am an introvert and that's O.K.
Aerial video sequences of a frozen lake in the sunshine, near Fribourg in Switzerland.
Using a website visitor's browser settings to seamlessly display content in a language they can understand.
Aerial sequences of the quiet and peaceful Diemtigal Valley in Switzerland.
I've been suffering from anxiety issues for the last year or so. A couple of people have said to me that the topic isn't discussed as much as it could be, so I thought I'd write about my experiences in the hope that they might help others in a similar situation.
The longest and hardest hike in Switzerland I've managed to date, captured in photos and video.
It’s been a long time. A very long time. I joined Flickr back in 2005 and posted my first photos via email from my camera phone. (Three years before anyone had any kind of inkling of the smartphone.) Getting to know other people through the photo sharing service gave me a group of friends, which essentially kept me in…
The sun shines through a small hole in the rock face of the Eiger at Grindelwald for a couple of minutes, twice every year.
“It’s not age that makes you an adult, I see now, or even most of the experiences that age brings. What finally does it is the things you lose along the way. A parent dies; you don’t get the girl. And you are wrecked. And you are less for these losses. What makes you an adult, finally, is that…
It’s been a very difficult year, but the sadness has been diluted a little with some lovely memories along the way. Here’s to a better 2019.
The farewell photo of my fourth office desk in Switzerland, before I start afresh in the Bernese Oberland.
Some people believe that WordPress isn't suitable for more than a simple website. Throughout my career, I've proved that assumption wrong many times over.
I'm moving to Swiss web agency Say Hello as partner, client consultant and full-stack developer from January 2019.