Hi, I’m Chris 'Mou' Chrisostomou, a web designer/developer from Leeds, UK.

I make fancy web apps and pretty websites for a living. It's not a bad life.
I bang on a lot on Twitter, and dump a lot of photos on Instagram and Flickr. Sometimes I blog. I’ve also written a few WordPress themes/plugins. Oh, and I’m obsessed with Glastonbury.

Latest Blog Posts

Windows won’t boot after activating Hyper-V in Windows 8

Only a week since installing Windows 8 and I've already managed to break something... :S On enabling Hyper-V in the "Turn Windows Features On or Off" menu, I was prompted to restart to complete the installation. It rebooted, installed some stuff, then rebooted again. At that point, it got as far as the Windows logo and then nothing - no spinner, no HDD light, no feedback - just the black screen and the Windows logo... [Read More]

PHP max_input_vars, form element limits and the suhosin patch

Just came across a belter of an issue with a ridiculously oversized form on a work website. Background is the page has 200+ item types, each with 2 cost types, with each cost types having 4 tiers. 2x4x200 = 1600 input fields (not including other elements, like submit buttons, hidden fields etc). I noticed that some of the later elements weren't... [Read More]

*Another* site redesign??

Sounds a bit ridiculous considering how light my blogging has been over the past year or so, but if I'm seriously going to try to get back into the swing of things, I think a redesign is in order - or at least a code refactor. One of the things I've always said about web design/development is it's near impossible to know everything. It's a job you... [Read More]
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#TheyShallNotGrowOld was incredible and awful in equal measures. Really hits home seeing what they went through, while being acutely aware you can never truly understand what they went through

Difficult to see how May can replace the knowledge and wisdom of both David Davis and Boris Johnson unless by some stroke of luck Tesco have got TWO pineapples