Technology by day
other things by night
Over 32 years experience as a technologist across a range of industries
An amateur photographer, creator of Dark Edinburgh, the ongoing 13 year project to capture Edinburgh’s darker side.
I have over 4500 images available for free download from MorgueFile – a free stock photo site.
Latest From my Blog
14 years of blogging – no one quite sure why
This is the worst time in history. Allow me to explain. Yes, I know, there is much to celebrate. As I type, a space telescope is following a trail of 18th century maths and 21st century science to unlock the origins of the Universe with the most complete answer to...
I grew up in a small and unremarkable council flat in Edinburgh. I was lucky enough to go to University so, when I was 17, I headed to Glasgow and a new rainy life. As soon as I did, I didn't have a bedroom at home any more. Not going to go all Four Yorkshiremen, but...
Independence is a stupid idea. Firstly, we are all delightfully mongrel. Sure, I cried when we lost to Peru in 1978, I identify as Scottish but also realise that that has no absolute meaning. In fact, my DNA suggests I’m at least 1% Finnish and that I am conclusively...