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Michael Brooks

Freelance Website Developer & Blogger in Newton Abbot

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2020 - New Year - New Decade - New Goals

Last year has been yet another rollercoaster. I wanted to stay working at Lightfoot for another year, but it didn't quite turn out as well as I had hoped. I started my own business to become a contractor, and my wife is still using pet-sitting as a side hustle.

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Fitness for Mental Health a CrossFit event to help raise money for mental health

The information below was taken from my Just Giving page, if you would like to donate then please head over to this link where your donation will be hugely appreciated. Also, if you would like to buy some Fitness for Mental Health merch, head over to here where 90% of all profits will be doanted to Mind Charity.

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The future of blogging is Headless and the JAMStack

Find out why I think Headless and the JAMStack is the future of blogs

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A Netlify Test

Last week I signed into my WordPress blog and found I had errors. These errors seemed to have occurred through my Neve theme which may have been caused by an upgrade somewhere along the lines. I tried to trace the errors back through my daily backups, but it seemed no matter what I did, I still had errors.

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Docker: request canceled while waiting for connection (Client.Timeout exceeded while awaiting headers)

This error has had a lot of people stumped by the looks of their issues on GitHub. I think the error stems from downloading Docker through their main landing page, I tried a lot to fix the issue and with no luck. This included switching the DNS over to 8.8.8.8 which has been suggested in the past and worked.

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