The title may put you off- another grumpy Monday…? Nope. This is actually a motivational post with a harsh attention grabbing headline.
On with it already. I’ve had a great 2016 with massive changes in my personal life. I spent the better half of my late twenties feeling like I somehow lost it in the usual: kids, bills, marriage and the like.
It only really hit me after a business trip where I met lots of young folk around my age whom are in the startup scene. They were rocking it, in the thick of things and here I was paying bills thinking I could be doing this too!
Now coming into the early thirties I started realizing now it’s my time to nail it and is exactly what I am going to do. Read More
Im calling a few web design trends we can expect to see in 2016. This is by no means mind boggling and if you have any experience in web design the below trends solve UX (user experience) issues whilst catering for a mobile friendly environment. Which leads… Read more
It’s official and no secret that ads are being blocked on most sites today. Small part-time bloggers like myself are most affected. You can now officially, give back. Something small. A gesture that not only says thank you but does so in a special way.… Read more
I have written extensively on WordPress blog referral spam that plagues all our Google Analytics and skews data to the extent that if you are a new site; makes stats from the likes of Google Analytics unusable. Some background as mentioned in this post and… Read more
How many times do you find a gem of a thing in this world today? I can honestly tell you there are a few things other than my family that I really treasure in this world. One of the top 10 I have to say… Read more
This is the second time we have received an email from clients with instructions to please sort this ASAP. The below email (most are similiar) has probably caught many webmasters off guard as it seems very innocent at first but tricks you into buying domains… Read more
On a recent trip to Geneva, Switzerland, we ended up in the famous Leopard room (sounds heaps fancier if pronounced Leo-Paart with a French twang). This was a business trip and had senior management with us. After one too many Zacapa’s and the most lovely live three… Read more
It’s five minutes to five in the morning and I’ve been up since 02:30am with our youngest son who is battling fever and an eye infection. To be honest, we are all pretty under the weather and in between a house cold, pink eye and… Read more
Ok, admittedly this is a topic that seems so obvious but can be extremely hard to implement. I mean, focal point/s is one of the first things you learn when designing, how hard can it be, right? After many years of knocking out various design… Read more
Growing up there were a lot of things I thoroughly enjoyed. This is still the case and I often find myself with many projects on the go, no particular focus and loving every minute of it. PaperHedge is a collection of my thoughts about life, love,… Read more