Six months. That is the amount of time I have gone without playing a video game and for someone who grew up with Crash Bandicoot, Tomb Raider, Gran Turismo and Tekken, it is something of an achievement for me. Even though video games have taken up a chunk of my life, but I knew at … Continue reading Six months of quitting gaming, so what?
It had not crossed my mind that there was a World Autism Awareness Week every year to raise awareness of people living on the autistic spectrum disorder. Having written about the topic extensively in the past on my blog, I wanted to explain my story of being an individual on the spectrum in-depth and how … Continue reading World Autism Awareness Week 2018 – My story
It's not very often I write about a topic that is very personal and honest about one aspect of myself, but with most things in life, you have to go outside that comfort zone and do it. I could say so many positives about my friends that I have at the moment that it would … Continue reading Thank you, my inspiring and wonderful friends
When it comes to producing data visualisations or media content, the feedback that I receive varies depending on the context and subject. I would have people say "I like how you've written this paragraph" or others would say "This viz needs a complete revamp, I don't like it at all." That's all well and good … Continue reading How do you get better feedback?
Over the past few weeks' as I have fully embraced a minimalist lifestyle, it has given me some perspective into why I used to want things whether if it would be a new game or paying to watch a new film. Instant gratification could only get you so far but I decided to take a … Continue reading You don’t need it now
Over the past few months, I have overseen a lifestyle change in how I approach life. Whilst I have gorged upon a lot of content from Gary Vaynerchuk within embracing a mindset of empathy and gratitude, there is a reason for it, it's all about taking each day as it comes. It has also meant taking a … Continue reading One day, one step at a time
I could not remember the last time I was up North in Manchester, but it must have been May 2009 that I visited one of the most historical cities in North West England. Although I did have a job interview to attend at BBC Sport down in MediaCity UK, Manchester once again made a lasting impression on me. When I … Continue reading Manchester – 20/11/2017