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Welcome to my Secret Diary of a Geek home page. Here you will find lots of geeky information, so please have a browse around. I am a web and application developer, and published author.

If you are looking for something a bit less technical you might be interested in reading some of my fiction, but only if you are old enough.

Blog

Having worked in IT for several decades I have a few things to say. Here you will find the good, bad and ugly of the tech world. Often technical, sometimes personal, and hopefully interesting.

Please enjoy and contact me if you have any comments.

AWS

Amazon Lightsail with CloudWatch Monitoring

I’m running several Amazon Lightsail instances as WordPress servers, which has been very successful, however I have been unable to monitor them effectively – until …

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FrontAccounting

Fiscal Years Replacement

The FrontAccounting Fiscal Years admin function needs some improvement.

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Ubuntu

Block all the ads

Send all the ads to your Pi-hole with Bind9

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 networking issues

Networking issues after upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04.

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu 18.04 is missing gksu

After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, gksu is missing.

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AWSWordPress

Lightsail install additional WordPress modules

Creating a new WordPress Lightsail server is as easy as clicking a few buttons, but what if you want to add more WordPress sites to …

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Fiction

Just for fun I have been writing fiction.

Please enjoy and contact me if you have any comments.

Erotica

Where did all the hippies go?

The Man closes the door firmly behind him not wanting us to be disturbed, though the staff know better than to interrupt. He approaches me …

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Fiction

My Life Is Over!

This entry is part 17 of 19 in the series The Amanda Chronicles

I stare at the horrid thing as it just sits there, on the end of bed, taunting me. Hugging my knees tighter into my chest, I feel my tears running down my legs.

How could I have been so stupid?!

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Fiction

Boys and Girls

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series The Amanda Chronicles

“Well. What are you waiting for?” I say scowling at Glenn trying to be encouraging but probably sounding gruffer than I meant to be.

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Fiction

I Said No!

This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series The Amanda Chronicles

My hands trembling; struggling with the key in the lock; my breath is quick and short; he is right behind me; I feel his hand lift my skirt and grab my arse; his bare skin feels rough against mine.

“No!” I scream.

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Fiction

Bitch!

This entry is part 10 of 19 in the series The Amanda Chronicles

“Are you sure you’re allowed to wear heels?” says Mum giving me piercing look.

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Fiction

C##ksucker

This entry is part 8 of 19 in the series The Amanda Chronicles

Why is that whenever a girl calls a boy out on his bad behavior it must be because the girl is being unreasonable?

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