Privacy Focused Apps

Here are some alternatives to common privacy invading apps and services, and references as to why switching is a good idea.

Freelancer money tips

A friend is setting up as a freelancer and mentioned he’s unsure about the money and tax side of things. Over the years I’ve had some great tips from other freelancers on how to manage the personal and tax sides of this.

4 pillars of freelance life: Exercise, nutrition, hydration & sleep

All the productivity hacks in the world won’t help us be effective freelancers if we’re not looking after ourselves. Here are four pillars to form a strong basis for freelance success.

Circular economy example: Rapanui & Teemill

Our current economy works against the environment by using finite materials to create pollution and waste in the name of profits. There are better ways however, one of which is the idea of a ‘circular economy’ for some or all of our consumption.

Narrowboat log: December 2023

December has flown by with paint experiments, knocking the kitchen about, having fibre internet installed and surviving temperatures of -5!

Narrowboat log: October 2023

It’s been an eventful month in my new narrowboat home with pretty serious flooding in the local area, and work progressing to turn Lizzy from a leisure boat to a cosy liveaboard with winter on its way. I’m also getting a routine in place with boat checks, chopping wood and carrying water.

Web Sustainability Guidelines Report from W3C community

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops standards and guidelines to help everyone build a web based on the principles of accessibility, internationalization, privacy and security. A community group within the W3C has just released a Web Sustainability Guidelines report.