I am a writer and editor at TallAndTrue.com and blog on my eponymous website, RobertFairhead.com. I also write and narrate episodes for the Tall And True Short Reads storytelling podcast, which features my short stories, blog posts and other writing from Tall And True. I have also published several short story collections.

I became involved with Joomla! in 2008 when I used the platform to build a website for my local dog club.

I subsequently used Joomla! to develop several generations of the dog club website and for my son's primary school P&C website.

I also used Joomla! to create Tall And True, a website showcasing my writing - fiction, nonfiction and reviews - and the writing of Guest Writers.

I was involved with the Sydney Joomla! User Group (JUG) from 2008, presenting at monthly JUGs and helping organise and present at several JoomlaDay Sydneys. I presented at the inaugural JoomlaDay Australia in Brisbane in 2019 and regularly attend Joomla! Australia virtual meet-ups. 

Smoothest Joomla Upgrade - My History of Joomla Upgrades from 1.5 to 5


I discovered Joomla in 2008 when a web developer recommended I use it to replace a static HTML website I'd built for my not-for-profit dog training club. "Joomla's super easy to use," he enthused, adding, "after the initial 'WHAT THE!?' shock."

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How the Joomla Community can help a web project - A Case Study


In 2001, I had a bright idea. I'd combine my love of writing with my software skills and create a writers' website, a place where writers could share and showcase their work, readers would enjoy a wide range of writing, and publishers could unearth new talent.

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