Paul Hayes

I’m a designer & developer contractor in Brighton. I’ve worked on GOV.UK, and Ocado. I take photos too.

Email or follow me on Twitter (@fofr) and Github.


  1. Improving accessibility with accessibility acceptance criteria
  2. Migrating a GOV.UK format to a new frontend
  3. Favourite bug in 2015: When ‘exports’ isn’t falsy
  4. Consistency across GOV.UK admin tools
  5. Prototyping GOV.UK tools with Git and Github
  6. Transitioning 800 websites to GOV.UK
  7. A module instantiation pattern for
  8. The Webteam


  1. Plastic Free July
  2. A greener Christmas
  3. Going green
  4. Thoughts on Responsive Enhancement
  5. Moving markup towards HTML5


  1. Adding touch gestures and mouse controls to a 3D CSS cube

Notes on things

  1. The Famished Road by Ben Okri
  2. The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje
  3. Philosophize This! #73 – How to win an argument
  4. Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  5. Life principles
  6. Philosophize This! #9 – The Buddha
  7. The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
  8. Top contributions to Github repositories
  9. Pull requests
  10. Movie ratings