I’m a geek passionate about all things tech and I love to share that passion via my videos, my webinars and the podcasts I present.

As an IT Training Consultant in my day job I have over 15 years experience helping people make the most of their technology and have fun while they do it!

Be sure to say hello, I’d love to hear from you.


  • IT Training and Consultancy
  • Presentation Design
  • Virtual Training Creation
  • Virtual Training Delivery
  • Instructional Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • WordPress Development


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Incorporating video demonstrations, training, consultancy and presentation design services Slide-IQ.com is the complete extreme makeover service for your slides!

Each video demonstrates a single technique for producing slides that wow and within minutes you can be applying the techniques to your own slides. In fact if you’re in need of inspiration for your own visuals why not submit a slide to be made over in a future video?

Slide-IQ.com live webinars give you the opportunity to deep dive powerful presentation creation techniques and you are welcome to join the webinars bringing your troubling slides for a makeover, asking questions, seeking advice or just to listen.

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MacBites is the UK based podcast for all things Apple related, presented by Elaine Giles and Mike Thomas (aka The MacBites Crew).

Through the podcast, website and newsletter, we bring you tips and tricks and valuable first hand experiences of the Mac platform, iPhone, iPad, iPod and AppleTV … and anything else Apple may tempt us with.

As well as the podcast, the legendary MacBites Live chatroom is THE place to be when there’s an Apple announcement. Elaine, Mike and The MacBiters enjoy the friendly, vibrant environment to chat and debate about the latest news from Cupertino.


Are you a Trainer or a Training Manager? Do you have responsibility for implementing training? Or maybe you simply aspire to be part of the exciting world of training.

If you’re involved in or would like to be involved in training then The Training Show is for you!

The Training Show is the show for Learning Professionals Everywhere, presented by Elaine Giles and Mike Thomas, two experienced IT Trainers. Through the show, website and webinars, we focus on all facets of training. The show aims to provide help and practical advice on a range of topics to people involved in training and learning.

The Training Show

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Pixelmator 101
Pixelmator 101 Description
Module 1 Welcome
Welcome to the course
Unit 1 Introduction to Pixelmator
Module 2 The Pixelmator Interface
The Pixelmator Interface Description
Unit 1 Your First Pixelmator File
Unit 2 The Pixelmator Canvas and Palettes
Unit 3 Pixelmator Preferences


Introduction to Pixelmator

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Module 1 Adobe Illustrator CC
Unit 1 Affinity Designer 101 - Recording
Module 2 Sketch
Unit 1 Sketch 2 Recording
Unit 2 Designing with Sketch 3

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Vector Basics 101
Vector Basics 101 Description
Module 1 Adobe Illustrator CC
Adobe Illustrator CC - Description
Unit 1 Affinity Designer 101 - Recording
Module 2 Sketch
Sketch description
Unit 1 Sketch 2 Recording
Unit 2 Designing with Sketch 3

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Vector Basics 101