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Building a Ghost Blog Theme - Part 1

UPDATED 11.23.2014 ()
I've always wanted to give Ghost blog a go. Blogging in Markdown just seems so much easier (and geekier). No more writing HTML, just writing.

However, before Ghost launched a hosting service, finding a way to host and spin up the Node.js-based platform was a bit too much trouble.

Not a problem anymore! So I recently started out by building my own theme, Islay. It's named after my favorite style of whisky. I took the Scotch's lovely smokey and layered flavors as my design inspiration.

The theme is built on the awesome Foundation 5