Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,800 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 7 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see […]

2013: Year of the Post-Apocalyptic Genre?

Is it just me or has there been a lot of doom and gloom around lately? Today is the world’s last day, according to the Mayans, so naturally that’s caused quite a stir. Even if you were convinced the Mayans’ prediction or prophecy or whatever was complete nonsense, I bet today’s date stuck in the […]

Abu Qatada’s Legal Aid bill

Right the time has come, I promised myself I wouldn’t do this but here it goes; I’m going to talk about Legal Aid. I promise I’ll try to keep the ranting to a minimum but I will probably break that in the next few lines. I want to specifically talk about Abu Qatada’s legal aid […]

My top 5 failings as a gamer

I believe that one of my greatest failings as a gamer is the huge pile of games that I haven’t/can’t finish. Trust me there are a lot of them. As an owner of over 15 consoles and 100s of games I’m bound to have a few unfinished games in my collection, everyone has a few. […]

India v England series review

Yesterday in Nagpur England completed a memorable series win against India, the first time they have done so in 28 years. This series has been an important one from both teams points of view and I’m going to have a look back and talk about exactly why that is. Its not easy for any team […]

iPhone 5 Owners Thoughts

Now let me make it clear from the get-go that I am an Apple user across many devices (Mac, iPhone and iPad) so this summary of what I think about the iPhone 5 is doubtless to be a touch biased. When the time finally came to replace my aging 3GS, which I had owned for […]

Google Zeitgeist: Top Searches of 2012

As someone who works in the field of SEO (search engine optimisation), anything Google-related is of interest to me. Suffice to say when 2012’s Google Zeitgeist was released yesterday I was intrigued to learn what the world has been searching for in the last year. This lovely little feature from Google gives you stats of […]