Today was Bootstrap day. Bootstrap is like a ready made css file that you can upload to your html. It has lots of pre-made classes for you to choose from. I didn’t find it much easier than doing long-form css but given both are difficult for me right now, that’s probably not a true reflection of what it can do.

I made an other version of my 1st website using Bootstrap this time. I managed to centre text plus use rows and columns to help with spacing. Still nothing to write home about but I’m glad I did it for the practice. Again, you’re missing out on the glorious animated gif and can’t make out the alternative to Lorem Ipsum- Bacon Ipsum that I used. Google them!

Bacon and eggs website snip



All about meeee!

I promised to let you know a bit about me so here goes: I’m 36 and come from Scotland. I’m not currently working due to severe depression. I’m hoping that, just maybe, this web development lark might be a new start.

I love the cinema and art and design. I used to like learning German, quilting and traveling but my brain isn’t letting me enjoy them right now.

If you have any questions, leave it in the comments box below!

Bacon and eggs

Screenshot of first website

I’ve just made the most basic of sites using html and css using most of the commands I’ve learned so far. It won’t be winning any prizes for design but it was a good exercise. You’re also missing out on the glorious dancing bacon and egg gif…I made lots of little errors, generally to do with spelling. Unfortunately, just one letter wrong cause big problems. But it only took 1.5-2 hours so it wasn’t bad. Next up: Bootstrap…

HTML and CSS finished!

Well, the basics are at least. I’ve been learning about making checkboxes and radial buttons as well as how to override css. I’ve started making notes of each new point in my super-duper new notebook which will be my friend during freeCodeCamp. ┬áThe next section is on using Bootstrap (?!)

I had a peek at someone else’s ‘tribute’ page. This is a beginners’ task I’ve yet to reach. It was a really cool page on the glories of the sloth. The second beginners’ task is to start a portfolio of work.

FreeCodeCamp has an interesting magazine style news site at

My favourite was this. I love travel and I love the concept of being able to go abroad for a few weeks at a time while working but getting to explore more of local life than you would on a 1 week beach holiday.

Anyway, lots of ideas and motivation today even if the output has yet to match it all…