Moving from python 2 to python 3

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With my move to PythonAnywhere a few weeks back, I got my Flask-based applications up and running quite easily (I have two, this blog and another application). Then I had a bit of a heart attack on Friday realizing that Python 2 will be EOL at the end of the …

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Moved to PythonAnywhere

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Just a quick note that I've moved my blog from Liquid Web (which used to be WiredTree) since I didn't really need a full blown VPS anymore. I was looking at a number of different solutions to host this blog, given it's python-based and, after a lot of reading and …

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Using LetsEncrypt with Plex

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The other day I blogged about using LetsEncrypt with FreeNAS. There were another two things around the house that I wanted to have proper SSL certificates on: my Plex server and the Unifi Controller. The latter looks like far too much effort to go through, but I did get it …

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Using LetsEncrypt on FreeNAS

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Last week my LetsEncrypt certificate expired on FreeNAS which effectively locked me out of my FreeNAS UI when using Chrome (my default browser). Thinking perhaps that I had forgotten something during my upgrade to FreeNAS 11.2 I set out to figure out what the problem was, only to realize …

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Stonecutters

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Have you heard the parable of the stonecutters?

This is one of my favourite parables/stories because it speaks of purpose and passion in a very simple to understand way. If you’ve not heard the parable before, let me relay it briefly. There are three stonecutters doing the same …

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Pictures of Israel

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Finally I got the pictures of Israel up. Apologies once again for those who have been waiting... I didn't intend for it to take this long, but they are up now!

Favourite places in Israel were the Garden of Gethsemane, Madasa, Shiloh (who wouldn't want to stand basically where the …

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Pictures of Jordan

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Apologies for this taking so long... I know there are quite a few people who have been after me to post the pictures. Unfortunately due to time constraints I have skipped to the end of the trip to post pictures from Jordan (since there are less than those of Israel …

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