June 19 2023

Mon 19 June 2023


My last few weeks have ended up with me having about 30% of my regular day-job meeting/stuff-I-gotta-do load; due to a perfect storm of school stuff and other adventures (I'm currently collecting driving license categories! Trailer learner permit coming and sitting some theory tests for Truck license).

Other adventures recently was dusting off the campervan for this year - it turned into more adventure than we strictly wanted when the alternator in the van decided to die half-way to where we were going. This territorial Robin quickly reminded us we were only on his turf temporarily.

Next week I get to probably make a poor attempt at lacquering a wooden floor, and burying some cables in the garden that i definitely won't dig up again. Living The Dream. Still Alive. May think about work come....October or thereabouts?

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June 08 2023

Thu 08 June 2023

I've mostly ported my homelab across, and took the opportunity to add actual monitoring and actual resiliency. I'll do a post on the janky setup.

I've also (thanks to some kind mastodaoine) gotten set up with restic to some remote storage. I'm glad software like this is still being made …

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May 09 2023

Tue 09 May 2023

In among posts about fiddling with electronics and occasional life updates, here's a life update!

My partner (and now fiancee, I guess?) isn't very present on the internet, and escews social media in fairly impressive ways. But, we've been together for close to 15 years, so we decided to make …

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April 25 2023

Tue 25 April 2023

Further adventures in pretending homelab is real work!

This week, I've actually been hacking on getting restic running semi-regularly. It turns out (or at least, I've found by experimentation) that the way nomad does scheduled/periodic jobs means that the periodic jobs don't have access to variables the core job …

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April 17 2023

Mon 17 April 2023

I've been gradually rolling out more homelab updates, including whats turned into a bit of a rebuild and de-flakiness effort. Nothing like a bit of sunlight to realise that things need a proper looking at :-)

It's also been pretty good for my brain, I think -- having the benefit of really …

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