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Accounting For Fun

I have spent this evening, as I sometimes do, reconciling bank accounts with credit card statements and categorising household spending. I find this a strangely restful activity.


Here is a small selection of personal projects.

Hebden Rising

My town suffered two serious floods in the summer of 2012. I created a website to help connect the community of shoppers and shopkeepers. I intend to develop this site further when time permits.


From time to time I create something useful for a specific purpose. These often find repeated use, and I’m sharing them here in case they are of interest to you. I call these toys, in reference to the Birmingham toy trade of the 18th Century.