A photo of me while climbing Deep Blue Sea on the Eiger

This site is where I occasionally share writings and photos.

I work as a software developer, specialising in Ruby and Elixir.

My other interests include rock climbing and permaculture (which for me includes gardening, fermenting, fungi, ecology, learning about nature, …)

Originally from Britain, I now live on Darug and Gundangara country, also known as the Blue Mountains, Australia.

If anything here strikes a chord, I’d love to hear from you.

From the blog

  1. Asynchronous browser tests with Phoenix (making our tests faster 🚀)

    Recently I have been working on a project using Elixir and its web framework, Phoenix. I have enjoyed learning many new things but have thus far been…

  2. How to act

    Responding to my recent article about the ecological crisis, my friend Kai asked: How would you respond to the criticism that this perspective is…


  1. Centennial Glen Canyon

    Centennial Glen Canyon, Blue Mountains, New South Wales

  2. Green Grocer Circada

    A green grocer circada in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. They spend seven years underground before emerging for their six week life as an adult!