Declan Morris

30 something cloud engineer with interests in DevOps, security and SysAdmin

Open Water Swimming at Pool Bridge Farm York

Pool Bridge Farm Pool bridge farm offers open water swimming in two (soon to be three) lakes, M lake and Monet lake. Pricing is reasonable at £7 per swim or £35 for a monthly pass. This is a little more expensive to the other local swimming location Allerthorpe which is £6 non member and £4 member swim. However, Pool Bridges opening hours much better as the £7 is for the day and it’s open 07:30-dusk, 7 days a week....

April 19, 2023 · 2 min · 351 words · Declan Morris

UK whole home energy monitoring with Bright

UK whole home energy monitoring with Bright/Hildebrand glow/Glowmarkt With the current energy prices in the UK increasing on an almost exponential level, I, like probably quite a few of you decided the more I know the better. To get whole home monitoring you can use guides for CT clamps in your mains fuse box. A small device will then monitor the energy on one of the main circuits in your home....

September 11, 2022 · 4 min · 742 words · Declan Morris

Terraform Provider Secrets with Bitwarden CLI

Terraform Provider Secrets with Bitwarden CLI Publishing your IAC code to the public internet can be daunting. To ensure you’re doing it correctly you’ll want to lock down your terraform secrets, I do it with bitwarden cli, below is a guide on how to implement it on AWS and Azure but the same logic can be used for other terraform providers. Secrets in Terraform Some of your most important secrets will be your provider secrets, these typically contain secrets used to create or modify the infrastructure you have created....

August 14, 2022 · 3 min · 474 words · Declan Morris