I’m Thomas Bishop, an independent web developer and educator based in East Sussex on the south coast of the UK.

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I took up development professionally in 2016 but I first gained an interest in programming studying philosophy and logic at the Univerisity of Warwick.

Before entering tech, I worked as a primary school teacher in schools throughout south London and served as curriculum head for computing. Prior to this I was a digital resources facilitator in colleges across south London.

Before switching to fulltime development I worked for a while as a technical SEO consultant in agencies. I learned a lot in this role and I continue to utilise my SEO skills when developing sites.

I went fully freelance in February 2019. I have completed work for the University of Sussex and have also acquired several clients on retainer. Currently, I am working on a commercial web application in my free time and working part time as an assistant developer at the Blueprint Design Company.

Tools of the trade

My desk


  • Desktop: Apple iMac 5k 27" 2019 (3.7GHz, 16 GB, Hybrid Drive), OS: macOS Mojave
  • Laptop: Apple MacBook Pro 13" 2011 (2.3Ghz, 8GB, SSD), OS: macOS High Sierra
  • Monitor (right): Dell 27" LCD USB-C Monitor
  • Monitor (left): LG 21" LCD VGA Monitor
  • Hard drives: Samsung T3 Portable SSD 500GB (general purpose); WD MyPassport HDD ~375GB (back-ups); Hitachi 320GB SATA HDD now used externally (graphic work)


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