What is this page?

A Now Page is a quick at-a-glance summary of what I’ve been doing recently.

The idea is to give you more of a bird’s-eye-view than you’d get from status updates and blog posts.

Last updated

Last significant update was 17 Mar 2022.


  • Living in Darlington, England
  • With my girlfriend, my cat, and occasionally two small humans


  • Consulting for The Perl Shop
  • Paid open source work (always nice) for an interactive fiction project
  • Other consulting work as and when I have the time (hire me?)


  • Currently learning the Rust programming language.
  • Planning on getting back to learning Toki Pona.


The Children Act by Ian McEwan.

Also working my way through Rust for Rustaceans: Idiomatic Programming for Experienced Developers by Jon Gjengset.

Recently finished Spider-Gwen: Vol 1 by Jason Latour.


I wrote the 1 Dec entry to the Perl Advent last year: Silent Mite.

I’m trying to be more active on my blog.


Open Source

Projects I’ve been working on lately:


  • Trying to eat more vegeratian
  • Been going to the gym
  • I really should start playing badminton again


Films I’ve enjoyed recently:

  • Ant-Man: Quantumania
  • Avatar 2: The Way of Water
  • Strange World


TV series I’m watching:

  • Prison Break (season 4)
  • The Good Doctor (season 3)
  • The Mandalorian (season 3)
  • Little Demon (season 1)
  • Kingdom Hospital
  • Misfits (season 1)
  • The Terminal List (season 1)

Recently finished:

  • Andor (season 1)
  • The Owl House (season 2)


I don’t seem to have much time to listen to music lately. 🙁