Savannah, Georgia travel guide

Savannah is an iconic city in Georgia and offers a great of history, beauty, and Southern hospitality. With its 22 picturesque squares, moss-draped oak trees, and stately antebellum mansions, there’s plenty to see and do. The city is known for its role in the American Revolution and its haunting tales of the paranormal. We love […]

Chicken thigh burger with peri peri sauce

Peri Peri Chicken Burgers – 5 mins prep – 10 mins to cook Makes enough marinade for 3 chicken thighs/2 people. Step 1: Place ingredients into a bowl and leave to marinade – anywhere from 10 minutes to 24 hours. Step 2: Grill chicken thighs I used a skillet to grill the chicken thighs over […]

Cloudflare + Docker Nginx & WordPress HTTPS

For the past few days, I’ve been converting a site from Django to WordPress.  For various reasons, I needed to use Nginx which means avoiding the standard WordPress Docker image which comes with Apache. Services Required I was hosting a few different services and had a single docker-compose.yml file for the services.  Nginx It was […]

Automatically block open RDP/SSH in Azure

I’ve been working with Microsoft Azure recently and looking for ways to implement some basic security hygiene and automate controls. Most ransomware cases today are caused by some common threat vectors; phishing, vulnerable web apps and brute force attempts against RDP/SSH on ports 3389 and 22. We can use Azure policy to enforce rules on […]

Making Hummus from scratch

Hummus is a really easy dish to make. Years ago, when I first made hummus , I didn’t quite realise how long the sesame seeds needed to be blended before they turned into a liquid paste (aka tahini). I recently remade hummus after trading that the tahini needed far more time to blend that expected. […]

Mexico Travel Tips

I’ve had the fortune of travelling to Mexico many times for both work and leisure. Rather than write a post on each of the trips, I’ve consolidated recommendations into a single post for easy reference. Mexico City / CDMX Mexico City is a great place to visit for a long weekend or as part of […]