Site Updates

It’s been a long time since I updated this site! Almost exactly 4 years in fact. I wasn’t totally happy with how the site looked which lead to a bizarre case of not really wanting to update it at all. I’ve finally had a little downtime to perform some updates and I’m much happier! Here’s what I changed…

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Consul B-Sides - powerful features you might not have heard of

Consul is widely known as a service discovery tool but has many more features that make it a “Swiss Army Knife” when it comes to connecting and configuring services across different runtime platforms, and both public and private clouds. I recorded a webinar that explored some of the lesser known features including blocking queries, watches, locks and remote execution.

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The Clapham 10k

I’ve not set out to create a blog about running, but so far that’s all I seem to be writing about! It’s not even something I’m particularly good at.

To improve, I simply need to do it more often, and on a regular basis. Running at a Parkrun each weekend is a good way to help build up the habit. To get good at it though, I needed to set myself a challenge that made me push myself outside of my comfort zone and improve as a runner.

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Parkrun PB

Map of Parkrun - Hampstead Heath
Map of my Parkrun on Hampstead Heath

Continuing with the Parkrun theme, yesterday morning I attended Hampstead Heath along with 448 other runners. It was an amazing day for running - beautiful sunny sky, warm but not too hot, and the Heath is such a beautiful place to be whatever the occasion.

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