###One man’s mission to make the web better

About

###Hello.

####I’m a freelance web developer and designer based in the North of Scotland.

I’m passionate about the way websites look and perform. I’m fascinated with technology and the online world, I’m a fan of the Open Source movement, and I get very frustrated with poorly designed and built webites. I’m on a mission.

There are many reasons to have a website, but they should all have a few things in common. They should be fast, they should entertain and they should inform.

This is my little space on the World Wide Web. Here I hope to entertain and inform you, without frustrating pauses waiting for a page to load.

If this makes you get in touch to discuss creating a space on the Web for you, I’ll be even happier.

Blog

03 Sep 2015 . . How big is your site? Comments

When I sat down to start creating the new Brora Rangers FC website I had a good hard think about what it really had to achieve. My two main frustrations with the existing site, and many websites, was how long it took for the page to appear and allow me to interact with it, and the difficulty of finding the particular piece of information I was looking for. Navigation and layout can be chopped and changed once a site is up and running and I can analyse how people use it. Site speed needs some consideration before a single line of code is written. Broadly speaking, websites can be split into two types: dynamic and static. Dynamic sites build their pages ‘on the fly’, that is, the…

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Contact

If you would like to get in touch, hire me for your next project, have questions or feedback on my work, or just want to say hello, I’m easy to get a hold of.

If you want a proper conversation, it’s best to drop me an email.

digitalfreedom.me@gmail.com

Of course, you can always just keep up to date, say a quick hello, or just make sure I'm still being productive over on Facebook and Twitter.

Projects

  • The Croft House

    Located in Borve, a small crofting community on the west of Harris, I wanted to build a site that made it as easy as possible for visitors to see what was on offer and for the site owner to keep up to date

  • Brora Rangers

    A brand new site for Brora Rangers Football Club. Brora Rangers were looking for a site that would keep supporters informed and attract investment.

  • Harris Car Hire

    Isle of Harris Car Hire were a brand new business. They were looking for a modern website and a quick rise through Googles search ranking to help prospective customers find them