Rog didn’t quite make it to the first comment on this site, Zig achieved that, but he did leave the 28,000th comment since the R-blade’s inception, back in January 2006. Thank you, dear heart.
Browsing idly through readers’ statistics, I looked at the web browsers used and was quite interested to notice the change there has been over the years – well, since the last time I looked, which was quite some time ago. It used to be almost entirely between Internet Explorer and Firefox, but now Chrome has a strong lead with nearly a third of users, with Safari second with nearly a quarter. IE isn’t far behind but it seems that few people use Firefox any more. Few visitors to this blog, that is, I don’t know if it’s indicative of people as a whole. I’d have thought most of us would stick with the same browser unless we’re unhappy with it for some reason, but maybe that’s because it’s what I do.
Yesterday evening, there was a visit to the Tortoise Club and yes, it taught us a good deal. Although actually, I’m afraid I was tired and quite disinclined to pretend even the vaguest interest in tortoises, so I settled in the car with several books, some snacks (we had to leave home at 7 o’clock and hadn’t got around to having dinner) and my phone with which to leave tortoise-related jokes on Twitter.
Edweena went to the club, was looked at and pronounced a healthy weight. She mustn’t be fed for a month pre-hibernation, which takes place sometime in November, so I suppose we spend the next month or so giving her lots of treats. On the way home, we debated where to keep her, which must be cold but frost-free. I suspect it’ll be the larder, but we’ll have to make sure it’s a dog-proof box, I don’t entirely trust Ben not to pick her up and retrieve her for us. Tortoises like to eat chalk, apparently, so we came back with a bag of it. Chunks of chalk, that is, not sticks, though I suppose the blackboard sort would do at a push.