A few weeks ago I went to walk the grounds of Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire to see the Christmas Lights display that they put on every year.
A brilliant display, including sychronised lights, music and fire displays, made all the more delightful by the full moon. I’ve included a few of my favourite photos here.
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Although the recent snow ruined all my plans of a Christmassy trip to London, it did mean I got some lovely photos in the snow on my fruitless trek to the train station.
Picked out a few of my favourites below:
Continue reading “Photography // Snowy Sunday in Banbury”
Gilbert Baker, the creator of the Rainbow Flag so strongly associated with the LGBTQ community, died in March of this year.
In his memory NewFest and NYCPride created a free font, with Fontself, named ‘Gilbert’, taking inspiration from the iconic flag colours as a way of honouring him. Continue reading “Type With Pride”
Today marks the end of Crohn’s and Coilitis awareness week, it is also just over 1 year since I left out of hospital after my initial diagnosis, and severe acute flare up, of Ulcerative Colitis.
So I figured I should do a post of things i’ve encountered in that year, in trying to deal with recovery and treatment of the illness.
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After a few days of lovely winter sunshine I thought i’d chance getting up stupidly early for a Sunday to go try and catch the sun rising at Wroxton Abbey.
Was definitely worth the early, and very cold, morning – here are some of the best shots:
Continue reading “Photography // Winter Sunrise at Wroxton”
So I was trying to count the number of repeater rows for a ACF repeater field in my WordPress theme, something which I figured would be a simple use of the count() function on the returned field.
In turns out though, that the following code doesn’t work with a repeater field if it is part of a flexible content block. Continue reading “Developer // ACF: Counting Repeater Rows Inside Flexible Content”
Back in March I went to The Art of the Brick DC Super Heroes Exhibition in London. This is the largest collection of super hero lego artwork, using nearly 2,000,000 bricks, and covering all the favourites – from Superman to Harley Quinn.
All the work of artist Nathan Sawaya, each piece had a little info plaque stating how many bricks were used to create it, and it became quite the game to try and guess the correct amount before looking each time. Continue reading “The Art of the Brick DC Super Heroes Exhibition, London”
Having bought this book ahead of a planned trip to Copenhagen, I was excited to see just what was so different about Danish life that makes the Danes the happiest nation in the world. Continue reading “Reading List // The Year of Living Danishly – Helen Russell”
Working on a new project and the client wanted to show a different number of posts displayed on the first page of posts, than on the rest. In order to enable promoted cards to be given more prominence on the first page. Continue reading “Developer // WordPress Query For Showing Different Number of Posts on Different Pages”