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Hello.

I’m Simon, an unabashed geek who enjoys writing about photography, graphic & web design, technology, productivity and all round hustle. In my spare time I fly 120km/h racing drones.

Why I’m starting a writing habit

Why I’m starting a writing habit

It's widely accepted that sharing your writing online is A Good Thing and despite intrinsically knowing this, very few of us are actually doing it.  I have been reading a lot on the subject recently and I want to share with you some of the insights I have...

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Why I can’t stop using Roam

Why I can’t stop using Roam

Roam’s low-friction approach to note taking is what appealed to me first. There are no hierarchies here, no folders within subfolders, no notebooks within stacks, just type your notes and put double square brackets around anything important.

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My Favourite Apps – Feb 2021

My Favourite Apps – Feb 2021

A shiny Macbook, brand new iPad or a powerful PC are nothing without the software you run on them. The apps you use are everything and what follows is a guide to the apps that I'm using right now. Admittedly I have bounced between apps a little more than is necessary...

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Using SendFox with Bloom

Using SendFox with Bloom

If you are an Elegant Themes subscriber and you use Divi you are probably aware of their plugins too. Today I'm talking about Bloom - their fantastic plug in that lets you add beautiful email opt-in forms to your Wordpress blog. I plan to write articles about both...

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So just what is Notion?

So just what is Notion?

In a world where we productivity geeks bounce from app to app hoping to find The One, instead of actually getting the work itself done, do we really need another distraction?

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Setting up your first relationship in Notion

Setting up your first relationship in Notion

The trouble with really powerful things is they can be quite hard to use, just ask Tony Stark! While Notion’s database features may not be quite on the scale of the Infinity Gauntlet, they can be a bit a tricky to get your head around. This guide will you get you up and running in a snap.

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Japfest 2015

Japfest 2015

Japfest is always one of my favourite meets of the year. It's been going for over 10 years now, always has a fantastic turn out and it helps that its at my local circuit. Here are a few photos of the on track action and some of the gems hidden away on the club stands.

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Ooohh… Aahh!

Ooohh… Aahh!

Clifton Suspension Bridge turns 150 This month the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol saw its 150th Birthday. What better way to celebrate than trying to blow it up with a truck load of fireworks!? Getting anywhere near the bridge was going to be...

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Gymkhana Grid 2014 – France

Gymkhana Grid 2014 – France

This year I am lucky enough to be touring Europe with a group of drivers taking part in Ken Block's Gymkhana Grid European Gauntlet. Here's the video I shot of the teams adventure. http://youtu.be/naZrstctBbg?list=UUZFwwfXEBx8Av-k94RiVF1g And here is a short...

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I say, I say, I say…

I say, I say, I say…

Every year the Bristol Comedy Garden pitches its massive tent in Queen's Square and I'm always lucky enough to be there working for the great team that run the event. This year was the best yet. Here are a few of my photographs from the 5 nights of fantastic comedy....

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