Current and Recent Positions


Director of Information Services

SSAT the schools teachers and students network

Jun 2012 – Present London

Responsibilities include:

  • Application development
  • Technology support
  • Brand and Marketing
  • Finance management

Board member

Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association

Sep 2011 – Nov 2019 London
As a non-executive Member of the association I served on the Board, setting the strategic direction of the Association, approving budgets and treasury provision, monitoring performance and ensuring adherence to standards.

Recent Posts

Notes on 'Eghbal: Working in Public'

Nadia Eghbal’s revoew of how open source really works in 2020

Weekend 'Gardens'

The Garden metaphor is becoming embedded

How to Take Smart Notes

My Kindle notes

Evergreen Notes

An approach to note-taking that seems to have deep parallels with Federated Wiki

A look at Covid-19 Data Journalism - part 1

The data journalists are telling the truth our politicians are ignoring


Technical documentation with Antora

How to use the Antora documentation generator to create docs-as-code websites

Enterprise Architect Addons

Some simple extensions for Sparx Enterprise Architect

Migrating from WordPress to Hugo

That was it. Yet another WordPress malware attack on my personal site that managed to place an adware script in every single post. Took half a day to cleanup. Time to take seriously the idea of a static site generator. Details in the posts linked below…


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