Ste Griffiths

Living the way of Jesus, writing code, and loving my community.

Hi, I’m SteGriff! I’m married to Helen, I write code for NSG Pilkington (and for fun), and I’m trying to take after Jesus Christ (but still working on it).

Life is always changing, so you can find my sort-of-up-to-date status on my /now page.

I write fairly technical notes on my blog, and more longform on

Recent blog posts:

Common Mistakes in English

Years ago I had a favourite website of common mistakes in English, and then I lost it. I could remember that it had a characteristic pencil on every page and was one of those “old school”, unstyled, academic sites. Well, today I found it again. Here’s what it looked like...

Angular Binding Two Controls To One Form Value

Angular! It makes some of the most complex things slightly simpler but boy oh boy, it makes the simplest things exceptionally hard. A thing you could do In Vue (or ol’ AngularJs) you can do this: <input v-model="message" placeholder="Your Message"> <input v-model="message" placeholder="Your Message Again"> <p></p> As you type in...

Detergents Follow Up

I wrote a few weeks ago about a lifestyle change designed to make my eczema easier to manage; eliminating all detergents (surfactants) from our home. This is inspired by the methods detailed on and the Sammy’s Skin blog. Clothes and Linens We had to re-launder any clothes I wanted...