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Brioche

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Ingredients: 385g of flour (280 + 105) 150g of sugar (50 + 100) half a tea spoon of salt 2 eggs 100g of melted butter (60 + 40) 80ml of milk one table spoon of yeast In a bowl, mix 280g of flour, with 50g of sugar, and the salt.… Read More »Brioche

Avoiding misconceptions on your accessibility learning journey

Reading Time: 11 minutes Accessibility is progressing but not as fast as it should. Using my own learning journey, I’ll tell you about 7 misconceptions which might prevent you from improving the accessibility of your design. This blog post is a summary of a talk I delivered at the UCD Gathering Conference. The recording… Read More »Avoiding misconceptions on your accessibility learning journey

Keeping accessibility in mind

Reading Time: 5 minutes As Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is coming up on May 19th, it’s a good reminder that we should always keep accessibility in mind. I’m a service designer working on government projects so I need to comply with the service standard my projects fall under: the GOV.UK one or the Scottish Government one called Digital… Read More »Keeping accessibility in mind

Plain numbers

Reading Time: 3 minutes You might know about Plain English or plain language, but what about plain numbers? Only 1 in 2 adults have the numeracy level expected at primary level. Maths makes 1 out of 4 people feeling anxious. Last week was Service Week – an event for public servants where you can… Read More »Plain numbers

Galette des rois

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Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s a bit early this year but I baked one today and thought I’d share the recipe. Where does it come from? From the Middle Ages in France, the Epiphany has been celebrated with a cake: la galette des rois, literally the King’s cake. The galette differed according to the… Read More »Galette des rois

Lego

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’ve just finished a lego set I had bought myself for Christmas: the typewriter, and today I was looking online for images of old sets I had as a kid from the 70s. This might bring back memories to others too. The typewriter It was a really good set, I’ve… Read More »Lego

Looking back

Reading Time: 5 minutes I had an end of year review at work yesterday which prompted me to think back about my professional journey. 10 years ago I wasn’t in a good place. I had worked hard to build up my classes where I was teaching French to various groups. I was self-employed but… Read More »Looking back