I’d always been deeply suspicious of the beauty industry. To me, skincare brands were dealers of snake oil, fleecing us women of our cash with empty promises. I knew I had to take SOME care of my skin; SPF will protect my Snow White Tan from burning. A quality moisturiser will stop me from drying…Continue reading Technology & Beauty: How to decode your skincare routine using the programming skills you didn’t know you had
Mums and technology are not positively associated. I wish that wasn’t true, but sadly it seems to be. Mums are perceived as loving, caring and cuddly. Meanwhile, technology is cold, robotic and impersonal. These labels are not exactly complimentary. That’s the trouble with labels. Immediately, we conjure up our own image of what something or…Continue reading Mums & Technology: How Negative Stereotypes Are Holding Us Back
Most of us are attached to some form of technology at least once a day, every single day. Us women are absolutely MASSIVE consumers of technology and yet hardly any of us know how it is made. Our gadgets are like well-loved family members. All that’s missing is the intimate knowledge. We barely give much…Continue reading Not Just A Mother Coder – Why you should learn to code too.
You could say I was extremely over-confident. But I wanted to put theory into practice. I’d done many, many coding exercises and messed around with Dreamweaver til my eyes hurt. I’d done pretend web pages for pretend businesses in simulated environments. I was ready to plunge head first into my first portfolio project. So I…Continue reading 6 Lessons I Learned Building My First Website
The beginning can be the hardest part. It was hard to start writing this blog post. And it especially hard when beginning to learn code. I’ve been thinking about how I got here quite a lot recently so it seemed like a logical subject for my First Ever Blog Post. We begin in 1996 and…Continue reading Learn To Code in 7 Easy Steps