Gluten-free afternoon tea at the Scotsman, Edinburgh

Eating out, gluten-free, in Edinburgh

We recently spent a long weekend in Edinburgh. Since October/November 2014, I’ve been gluten-free. Eating out is a big part of our holidays, so...
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How to get Facebook stats for multiple URLs in one request

In A quick look at Facebook and Twitter social stats, I gave a tip for getting Facebook stats for a given URL. Large sites...
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Updating the layout of cityam.com: the what and why

Since I joined City AM nearly one year ago, we’ve introduced a series of gradual changes to the site layout. The main changes can be grouped into...
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What’s the best social share button plugin for WordPress?

There are lots of WordPress plugins offering a quick and easy way to set up social share buttons on your site. Which is the...
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A quick look at Facebook and Twitter social stats

Does it make a difference if you link to a blog post in a Facebook status, or in a comment on a status?
Our wedding in Las Vegas

From 2005 to 2015 and counting…

A photo from our wedding day in 2005, and a photo from our recent trip to St Lucia to celebrate our 10th anniversary.
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Forget resolutions: follow these quick lifestyle tips instead

It's great to have goals. But don't set targets because it's January 1st. Do it because you want to improve your life.
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Looking back at 2014

2014 has been a good year for me. I'd like to look back at how it went.
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What I learned after 2 years without alcohol

Starting in April 2011, I gave up alcohol for nearly two years. In 2013, I decided to start drinking again. What happened?
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Finding Happiness

Recently, I've noticed something rather unsettling. I'm happy. How the hell did that happen?!