BenDavis.me Posts

May 22, 2009 / / Blog

Yet again I’m posting up another screenshot of my work in progress theme.

Basically, with this theme I wanted something really personal, the kind of theme you’re unlikely to find anywhere else. I also wanted to make its palette slightly ubuntuesque with oranges and browns. I think it’s coming along pretty well.

May 21, 2009 / / Blog

http://chetanism.blogspot.com/2008/11/create-your-twin.html Great little tutorial which allows you to double yourself (or whatever you want really) in a picture. Well written and easy to follow, expect…

May 19, 2009 / / Design
May 15, 2009 / / music

Recently I’ve started to use the fantastic service offered by Jamendo. Basically it’s a website/torrent service where bands from all over the world can publish…

May 13, 2009 / / Design

Just a little example of what can be easily achieved using only free software – not bad for an hour or so’s work! Click below…

May 12, 2009 / / Blog

Well, after a bit of faffing (pottering to you or me) I’ve settled on WordPress for my portfolio for the time being. It’s simple, gets…

May 7, 2009 / / Blog

Spelling and Grammer… OpenOffice.org 3.1 New Features A new release of openoffice and with it a host of tweaked or new features. One of the…

May 4, 2009 / / Blog
April 29, 2009 / / Blog

This site will always look better in firefox. In my humble opinion it’s the most reliable web-browser – throw nearly anything at it and it will just keep ploughing on regardless. This said, I’m not very good at just sticking to firefox, my urge to fiddle is too strong.

April 22, 2009 / / Blog

For too long now I’ve worked on too many little projects, snippets of code and web designs to really stay sane.

A few months ago I was assaulted at work. It has been a crap time in all honesty but if I can take one positive thing from the experience it is that I need to get organized. I really do love working at Plonkers (who wouldn’t want to work at an off-license called that!?) but it’s not what I want to do for the rest of my life.