Updated March 2021

Web Design.

I generally work with WordPress-based websites but I have working knowledge of html, php, javascript and css coding. I have also created dynamic websites usingin php/mysql and this site represents my first foray into a static web framework using Hugo.

For less elegant/code-focussed examples see the php, python & coding section


This site is based on the Hugo static website framework. It was built from scratch and features custom shortcodes, templates and data-driven galleries.

Reading With a Pencil was originally a standard-template wordpress site hosted on It was built as a professional author site and featured blog entries and book reviews.

I rebuilt it as a Hugo site — now hosted on Netlify and maintained updated via GitHub.

Wordpress is a Wordpress site with a theme completely custom built from the ground up to be clean and simple. It serves as a blog, code repository and aggregates weekly instagram and twitter posts and auto posts them. , another Wordpress site, uses a customized stock theme and serves a home base for a sailing blog.


Research Survey

A php/mysql site that was used to collect anonymous data for a research project.

It featured user management, user email invitations, custom input types, question management and various reports.

MS Review Site

This is a custom php/mysql site that tracks incoming manuscripts and readers’ reviews.

It features user-management, document upload and management, and it sends out automatic reminders when reviews are overdue or new reviews are submitted.

Boat Log

The Boat Log is a custom built php/mysql website utilizing the Bootstrap front-end open source toolkit.

It features a secure back end for editing log entries, auto-links to Google maps, and aggregated mileage data for crew.