Archive for May, 2005


Monday, May 30th, 2005

It’s time to spring-clean the site a bit, so I’ve archived some articles and updated the celebrity spot page. This long overdue chore has added another 10 spots, so check out the celebrity spots page > About a fortnight ago traffic here jumped to a rather surprising 1500 visits a week. Some log analysis and […]

Beer Champions League Final

Saturday, May 28th, 2005

Wednesday night saw the momentous completion of my project to find the best bottled lager. Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a Beer Champions League™ 2005 Champion. But before I reveal the winner, a few words about the format of the evening. Unlike the group stages, the final was a classic pyramidal knockout tournament – just […]

The Force runs strong in my family

Monday, May 16th, 2005

An advert for Star Wars lottery scratch cards on Saturday night had Lara telling me I should get one. Last time I bought a scratch card it was with a pound I’d found on the street and I won a fiver. So with that precedent in mind, I picked one up with the Sunday paper […]


Tuesday, May 10th, 2005

Quick… do some linklogging. I was very nearly in tears at this remix of the Cillit Bang advert today. Frighteningly, some Googling reveals a Cillit Bang subculture, which at least that explains that whooshing noise about a month ago. It was the sound of another meme passing me by. Nice: 400% Fett Kubrick, and …that’s […]

Beer Champions League night 2 results

Sunday, May 8th, 2005

If you don’t know the story, see here for more on the Beer Champions League, here for group stage 1 results. Regular readers will be baying for the results of the second group stage, which took place on Tuesday night during Liverpool’s valiant defeat of Chelsea. The night went well and I’m satisfied that the […]


Saturday, May 7th, 2005

Busy times for robotperson. No apologies for lack of updates. Three weeks ago I left my job at Bernard Hodes and joined TMG as an Information Architect. People have asked me what this actually entails and I have two answers: one real and one facetious. My facetious answer is that being an IA is like […]