Author Archives: Phil

Starting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 1)

Phil July 11, 2019
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Starting A Side Hustle, The Frustrations, Trials and Tribulations (Part 1)
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A month or so ago I wrote a blog post about what I have learned from failed side hustles. Reflecting on what I have tried to get off the ground over the years. It was very ther... read more

What I Learned From Failed Side Hustles

Phil May 15, 2019
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What I Learned From Failed Side Hustles
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Since 2010 I have been involved with a number of side hustles. Nearly a decade at time of writing this post, that is depressing. My goal was to start working for myself. I hope... read more

Feature Switching – Toggle off Your Production Headaches

Phil May 9, 2019
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Feature Switching
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I have worked in numerous businesses over the years. On many different types of projects from Windows apps, all the way through to popular service based websites. Each business... read more

Fishing – Like Marmite, Either Love Or Hate It.

Phil May 4, 2018
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Fishing A Love That Never Leaves You I have been a fisherman since the age of 11. Loved it as a kid growing up. Every Saturday and Sunday without fail throughout my early teenag... read more

Proof of Concept Website – Umbraco Cloud On Azure

Phil March 24, 2018
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Umbraco cloud
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Umbraco Cloud Hosting on Microsoft Azure I was asked to research two technologies I had a keen interest in, to see if they could work together and be used as the basis of an Ent... read more

3 Days of Fasting – Pure Heaven or Constant Hell

Phil March 8, 2018
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3 Days of Fasting
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3 Days of Fasting. Can It Be Done? Is it Worth It? For many people January is the start of a health kick. I’m no different. Even with a constant focus to stick to the Primal l... read more

Quickly Deploy An API – Using Apigility

Phil March 6, 2018
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Quickly Deploy an API
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In a previous blog post I discussed building a custom CMS for a business a few friends and I had started (the business is still going, you can find our website here). The de... read more

Building a Custom CMS – Using Codeigniter

Phil February 26, 2018
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Building a Custom CMS
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Many projects or products nowadays require you to manage data on a day to day basis. With many “off the shelf products” helping you do this. What happens if you need to buil... read more

“Hard Core” 10000 Kettlebell Swings Workout

Phil February 25, 2018
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10000 Kettlebell Swings Workout
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Get A Hard Core From A Hardcore Workout The second half of 2016 wasn’t my most productive period in terms of consistently working out and my fitness levels. I ran a Half Marat... read more

Hacking Half Marathon Training In 6 Weeks

Phil February 25, 2018
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Half Marathon Training
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Is It Possible To Hack A Half Marathon Training Plan In October 2016. I ticked off another event from my bucket list by running the Manchester Half Marathon. Although it wasn’... read more