My name is Ian Atkinson and I live and work in Leeds in the North of England. I have a wide range of interests including leatherwork, woodwork, DIY, photography, history, genealogy, martial arts and guitars.

I am pictured above in Yellowstone National Park in America in 2010 (I’d use a more recent photo only I’m fatter and balder now).



My leatherwork business is at the Leodis Leather Website


See some old photos of Garforth with comparisons


Take a look at some of my photography in the gallery


There are a handful of tutorials in the computing section


If you need to contact me you can get in touch


Professionally I am a Senior Infrastructure Engineer working in Higher Education. I graduated from the University of Leeds with a BSc in Computing in 2003.

Since 2004 I have worked at Leeds Arts University which is a specialist arts institution founded in 1846. In my current position I work in a six person IT Services team supporting approximately 3000 students and 300 staff.

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