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Permanent Tourist

A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

A year with a drone in Switzerland

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By Christian Cueni.

On Hound Tor

Your author as a mysterious fictional character.

Thunersee and Brienzersee – Pure Switzerland

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The region I’ve been calling home for sixteen years.

WordPress Switzerland

As my working career moves towards being involved with WordPress 100% of the time in future, I’ve started to gradually invest a little more of my time and effort into the WordPress community. My aim is to work with friends and colleagues to coordinate our efforts in Switzerland into bringing WordPress even more to the… (Read More)

A new role at WordPress agency cubetech

After six years with my current employer, the time has come to move into a role which better suits my abilities and which will provide me with new challenges. I’m really excited that I’ve been asked to join WordPress agency Cubetech in Bern as Head of Development.

Investment in a proper website concept is usually the least expensive option

Spending money on an informed, experienced website concept document will usually work out cheaper than trying to battle through for days on your own. It will also mean that the end result will be more reliable and more likely to properly present your business online.

Abrupt sunsets

Melchsee-Frutt, Switzerland

Sunsets in the mountains are different from those over flatter landscapes.

The dangers of technical evangelism

Why the software you love may not always be the right one for the project at hand, and how you can recognize and plan for it.

Iseltwald am Brienzersee

A spring-like day and an afternoon stroll around a little village on the shore of Lake Brienz.  

!frappant Desk Memories

The desk at my third employer in Switzerland isn’t in as nice an office as the white-and-red-brick one at Burson-Marsteller, and the view – of a car park and dusty four-storey apartment block common to the Breitenrain district – isn’t a patch on the one I had of the lake and the mountains in Brienz. Nevertheless,… (Read More)