Keyboards

My Keyboards Part 2

Time for an update on my keyboard collection!

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Development

Upgrade to Gatsby and AWS

A few weeks ago I started to the move to GatsbyJS after a few false starts I finally got there. Once I had everything migrated including updating all the frontmatter (this took ages), I was ready to deploy it. I have multiple server on DigitalOcean all capable of hosting a static blog but decided that I wanted to offload everything to AWS to learn more about the tools available.

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Development

Windows 10 isn't that bad to develop with

After upgrading to Windows 10 finally I figured I'd check out what it's like developing on Windows 10 and to be honest it isn't that bad.

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CI/CD

Deploying Jekyll with Concourse CI

Practical example of how to build and deploy a Jenkins site using Concourse CI.

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Goodby 2018, Hello 2019

This post is kind of a run down on 2018 and stuff I'll be doing this year. I'll split it into sections so it's easier to skip around if you don't want to read boring things.

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Mental Health

My Mind and Me

This is an update I posted to Convivio and my familly whatsapp group. Parts are redacted.

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Mental Health

The Narrative

When I look at my arm I hate it, it doesn't feel a part of my body, the scars are a constant reminder that I went through a dark time and it's something that makes me feel angry and ashamed. Living with this is something I'm struggling with at the moment. I hate having to keep my arm covered all the time it's frustrating since I really don't like having my forearms covered at all.

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Mental Health

My Support Network

One of the things I've found quite hard to accept is how awesome my support network has been over the past few months.

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Mental Health

It Gets Better

The support I've had since I published it has been amazing, thanks to everyone who got in touch on twitter and other means, I'm sorry I've not replied yet but it's a bit overwhelming and I'm honestly not sure what I can say.

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Mental Health

It got bad then worse

I've always tried to be open and public about my dealings with mental health which is why this post is probably the hardest I've ever written.

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