Excellent Adventures in CSS Grid – ON TOUR!

Recently I did my first talk for about two years at Milton Keynes Geek Night, I was really nervous after such a long break but thoroughly enjoyed it! So much so I decided to take my talk on tour! Which is exciting! 🙂 There is a lot of code examples and links to extra reading... Continue Reading →

Excellent Adventures in CSS Grid

So yesterday I did a thing. I gave a talk called "Kirsty's Excellent Adventure in CSS grid." at Milton Keynes Geek Night. For anyone who may not know, MK Geek Night is an awesome evening event held every 3 months in Milton Keynes. It has a stirling reputation and is super successful, so it was... Continue Reading →

WordCamp London 2019

I am super proud to be able to say that I am one of the organisers of WordCamp London 2019! WordCamp London has always been such a special conference. Over the years I've attended, I've met so many great people and learnt so much. It is fantastic to have the opportunity to be able to... Continue Reading →

A new chapter

So I have some big news! As of today, I am now a WordPress Engineer for HumanMade! As many of you know, I have spent the last two years working as the lead frontend developer for a local Magento agency. This pushed me into a new field and different direction from the WordPress community I... Continue Reading →

A Web Community

Yesterday I was witness to something very special indeed… I went to UpFront Conf in Manchester, and while it was utterly awesome in its own right, there was one very specific highlight that surpasses anything I’ve ever seen at a conference before. And that was Eric Meyer’s video address to the conference at the end... Continue Reading →

Using CSS GRID with Magento 2 Layouts

Building a bespoke CSS framework compatible with Magento 2, with fallbacks to the Snowdog Blank SASS theme has been an exciting challenge. Mostly because I've had the opportunity to play with some of the new features coming through in CSS. Possibly the most important of those new features is GRID CSS (now with added browser... Continue Reading →

Using Frontools out of the Box

As I'm sure many of you are aware, I do much more than just WordPress development these days. I now also work with Magento 2 doing frontend development for Fisheye Webdesign. As part of the development process it is important to understand the set of frontend tools used to compile SASS and create the necessary... Continue Reading →

Lightning Talk at FrontEnd North 2016

On Friday September 30th I was lucky enough to be included in the lineup for Frontend North in Sheffield. For those fo you that don't know what Frontend North is, it is a full day conference held in Sheffield full of frontend goodness! Full details can be found on their website here: http://frontendnorth.com/ I spoke about some... Continue Reading →

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