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Tally Ho Chaps!

27 Aug 2007

Back in June, I moved out of my little rented desk with the lovely people at MCC Design. I’d been using a spare desk for 2 years, and the time felt right to move on to the next step – my own proper office. I should say ‘our’ though, as I’m sharing with Mr Oxton. The serviced offices we’ve moved into are in the ex-RAF Rissington base in Gloucestershire, and you can see the new pad in our flickr photos.

More on that another time, but for now, to celebrate our new surroundings, I’ve added an RAFish desktop to the extras section:

Tally Ho!


New desktop wallpaper

26 Apr 2006

I’m still slowly doing site updates, bit by bit, and one of the changes I want to make is refreshing the desktops I have on offer. These are 3+ years old now, and they need updating to new identity.

The first of these is Bloody Hippy, available here in enourmo-scope 1920×1200 resolution:

preview image of the bloody hippy wallpaper

I have a question for anyone listening – do I really need to supply all the different resolution versions like Veer do My Intention is to design them to be centred – so that it doesn’t matter if edges are cropped. Is that enough? Let me know if I’m missing a trick here!


Firefox desktops updated

05 Aug 2004

I’ve now moved the Firefox desktops to a new site takebacktheweb.org. This is by far the most requested download on the site, so moving them will help my bandwidth.

The desktops have also been updated with the latest, more polished version of Firefox logo, and the official strapline ‘take back the web’.


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    Inktober day 16 “The Pilot” - a response to @hicksmade’s barber shop poster. Experimenting with a different style on this one #inktober #inktober2018 #leighandjondoinktober #pilot

  • 15 Oct 2018

    Inktober Day 15. @hicksmade’s staircase led me to this. There must be a hairdressers somewhere called this? #inktober #inktober2018 #leighandjondoinktober #hairwaytosteven

  • 14 Oct 2018

    Inktober day 14 - from @hicksmade’s theme of escape, and tonight’s Dr Who, with a return to classic theme: running!. #inktober #inktober2018 #leighandjondoinktober #drwho #pictogram #signage

  • 14 Oct 2018

    Inktober day 13 is more of a doodle as time was very short! There was a bird in @hicksmade’s day 13 so I ran with that. . #inktober #inktober2018 #leighandjondoinktober

  • 12 Oct 2018

    Inktober Day 12. Thinking about @hicksmade’s lumos led me to this “please don’t turn me off…”. #inktober #inktober2018 #leighandjondoinktober #sadlightswitch

  • 11 Oct 2018

    Inktober Day 11. The shape of @hicksmade’s spoons made me think of the Mandrake - a root that looks like a tiny human. There are lots of legends around it, but this one is based on the Harry Potter interpretation. . #inktober #inktober2018 #leighandjondoinktober #mandrake #harrypotter

  • 10 Oct 2018

    Inktober day 10. @hicksmade led with a lovely bee, which made me think of the Jesus and Mary Chain song “Just like honey”. Fancied trying something different so went for a 60s typographical thingy . #inktober #inktober2018 #leighandjondoinktober #honey

  • 10 Oct 2018

    Beautiful morning at North Leigh Common!

  • 09 Oct 2018

    Inktober day 9, as the crow flies. An obvious link from @hicksmade’s scarecrow, but I’m much happier with this one compared to yesterday’s. #inktober #inktober2018 #leighandjondoinktober #crow

  • 09 Oct 2018

    Inktober day 8 and boy am I cross with how this one turned out. It’s utter pants. Supposed to be Bill Murray and Scarlet Johannsen in Lost in Translation, not that you could tell from this. Bill looks like a zombie, and goodness knows what that is on the right. It put me in such a bad mood last night, but I need to let it go and move on. (I even cheated a bit and touched up some bits in Photoshop!). The one bit I’m happy with is his neck, and that’s it. Rant over #inktober #inktober2018 #leighandjondoinktober

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