About Me

tendencies: Activist, Adventurer, Creative, Geek, Gentleman, Maker, Raconteur, Vegetarian, Waterman.

I am a keen app developer, photographer, sailor, diver, teacher, designer, a committer on Apache Cocoon and was elected a Member of the Apache Software Foundation.

Why FiveOne?

It's my birthday, 5th January.

A short apocryphal auto-biography

I was told I was found under a stone on Blackpool beach.
Actually I was one of ten siblings with two fathers and three mothers.
Memories of us all living in a field for a while and long summers by the sea.
Now my home is Brixton, South London.
Though sometimes I wish Brixton was beside the sea …