Category Archive: Thoughts

News, thoughts, advice & some opinions

Why are accessible websites so hard to build

Today’s Responsive Design Weekly newsletter contains a link to a CSS Tricks post about this. This is my view: There is more emphasis on learning frameworks (JS et al) than learning HTML. HTML is fantastic. Semantic by nature. Choose the right element to mark up content and you’re on the way to an accessible website. […]

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Becoming illiterate

Handwritten extract from my grandfather's thesis.

As humans we have come a long way since evolving from primates and deciding to have a go at walking upright. Along the way we learned to speak in many different tongues. We tamed fire. We moved out of the cave into purpose build homes. We became artists, scientist and everything between. Above all we […]

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