Welcome to my Blog

What I am up to

Working in Tech

Working in a remote tech role within an International team. My career is and has been focused towards Database & IT Systems Administration. It’s been a passion that continues to grow over the years; expanding into Software & Web Development, which has led to creating & managing various websites & blogs, all as a hobby.

Focusing on Famaily

Raising a young daughter with an aim to improve general home life and possibilities over time. The activities are truly endless and include any new idea we think can think of on the spot. Some of our current favourite things include board games, drawing & crafts, Roblox, and many outdoor activities like skipping , football, frisbee, and lots of adventures & walks.

Exploring Interests

As one does, I like to explore new and existing interests which includes hiking & camping, exercising, cooking, watching sport (Boxing / UFC), history, weather, Earth, comedy… and other random stuff. The aim is to avoid the News or endless scrolling steams of unconscious content. Go outside, enjoy the present and give the brain a break.

Recent Blog Posts

  • My Almost Daily Hill Walk

    I live in Edinburgh, Scotland which is a really great City for local hill and wood area walks. If you live here, you are always nearby a good trail with elevation to get the required headspace. I work from home, so getting out at least once a day is obviously important. It’s easy to let…

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  • The Responsibility, Duty & Requirement

    I have a duty to be on point and be a great parent. It’s your responsibility when you become one. Excelling in this role contains many failures and self-corrections as each challenge passes, like everything in else in life. Several years ago when I started the journey into unplanned parenthood, I wasn’t ready, but who…

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  • Starting to Update this Web Space

    Hello, to nobody out there! Here goes my first, new post on here. I’m finally starting to update this web space. I’ve been (tech) blogging under https://peter-whyte.com, a domain I secured 5 years ago to use as a personal platform for content. The reason I had the hyphen was due to this domain (https://peterwhyte.com) being…

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  • RIP Old Web Content

    I have been creating and managing websites for long enough now to have a backlog of cleaning tasks. Mostly consisting of deleting old blog posts and images from websites that have been in active blogging mode for more than a few years. This is something we really need to keep on top of, clearing out…

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  • Old Blog Timeline

    This post here is a backup of an old timeline I had on another domain, as per RIP Old Web Content. I used to have this hanging on a page with the Timeline Express Plugin. It gave me some good hands-on practice as I was getting up to speed with developing websites with WordPress. This…

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