The Hiatus Explained: Pt 3

And so it was, that as season 2014/15 was about to kick off, I return back to where it all began; my blog.

It is my intention to resume writing on my blog again this season and things will kick off with a preview which should be up within the next week or so.

After that, articles will appear at least once a month but with an altered perspective. I won’t simply be writing tactical analysis of games now. I’ve been there and done that. It’s my hope to write slightly wider than before but we’ll see how things progress.

The Hiatus, is over.




2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 39,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 14 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

The Hiatus Explained


n. pl.hi·a·tus·es or hiatus

1. A gap or interruption in space, time, or continuity; a break: “We are likely to be disconcerted by . . . hiatuses of thought” (Edmund Wilson).

2. Linguistics A slight pause that occurs when two immediately adjacent vowels in consecutive syllables are pronounced, as in reality and naive.

3. Anatomy A separation, aperture, fissure, or short passage in an organ or body part.

Regular readers of this blog will have noticed the lack of activity over the past three to four weeks in stark contrast to the previous rate at which I have written articles. The clasico article on October 28 was my last entry and over the next few months, entries will be rather sporadic due to other, more pressing, matters taking priority. Regular writing on this site will not begin again until well into the New Year.

My writing for other sites has also declined but will hopefully recommence shortly as I have a number of partially completed articles, in addition to a number of commitments which I hope to fulfill.

In the interim, I will still appear on twitter with the usual blend of cutting edge sarcasm and half baked tactical theories.

Hasta mañana

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 18,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals

Click here to see the complete report.

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Where’s the Graphics?

Apologies for the lack of chalkboards on the site at present.

This is something I hope to resolve in the hear future.