I’ve been thinking about updating the look and feel of this website for months.
The old ‘school exercise book’ design has done a good job for years. It was an easy design to tinker with.
I had, over time, added strings of custom .php to tweak and fine-tune (and sometimes I’d added strings of custom .php just because I fancied playing with strings of custom .php code).
But the old design wasn’t fully ‘mobile device compatible’, and that had been niggling at me, for the last six months or so.
Lately I have been working on two diverse websites.
From scratch, for a friend, I’ve designed and built a cookery and recipe-based, magazine-style website, blog and forum.
That’s the kind of thing that could happen to you, if you happen to mention an idea while I’m within earshot. Be warned.
The other development I’ve recently delivered is a political magazine and forum (which, by the way, is seeking to add to its stable of contributors).
The point is, that working on these two projects has reinforced on me just how much in need of a good design revamp and tech update this place is.
Because as you can see *waves hand around* I’ve finished the makeover.
And added a few little bits of functionality – you should see what I’ve done behind the scenes!
Because I am, after all, the geek who puts the fun into functionality.
(I’m sure someone else has already thought of that line, but what the hell)