Oliver is…

He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man

…monitoring clicks

I’m a sucker for stats who loves playing with spreadsheets more than almost anything. Probably my favourite part of blogging is looking at the numbers on my dashboard. Below is a summary of this blog in 2012, and all the wonderous things you’d be able to see if you had admin access.
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…reading the Times for free

The Times recently started charging for their site and while I can understand why they would do this, it does seem to fly in the face of pretty much every other newspaper’s site being free. It seems weird then that they would leave such an easy way to get round the paywall .
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…confused by certain edits

I’m quite pedantic about some of my writing and although there are times when I’ll slip up – through laziness, stupidity or other – I’m generally quite switched on. I have many pets hates, one of my main bugbears is with the sloppy or inappropriate use of words with very specific meanings. While there are some people I trust with my words, there are many I’d rather wouldn’t try to change what I’ve written.

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…going to be reviewing at the Fringe

It looks very much like I’m going to be doing some writing (that isn’t restricted by the need to smuggle in a certain word or phrase) for the first time in a while.

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