It’s Ironic, You Idiot. (Or, how to disappoint a curious Saudi in three easy search terms)

Now as you know, we’re not exactly the world’s most digitally advanced bloggers, but we try – lordy we try.

Part of this effort to merge with the cyber environment is the installation of a couple of different tracking devices on this site, so we can spy back on those who spy on us. Our capacity to do this is somewhat limited by being too cheap to pay US$5.95 a month to get full functionality, but nevertheless there is amusement to be had in the service we get for free.

Like the odd fortnight of Norwegian attention.

And the Israeli visitor on our guestmap. Shalom, visitor.

But this is the most amusing visit so far: according to the new Stats Counter keyword analysis, we recently and very briefly hosted a visitor from Saudi Arabia who found this site using the keywords “glamorous women pictures”.

In the week of the death of Donald Horne, best remembered for the politicial misuse of his ironic description of Australia as “The Lucky Country”, I think it’s apt that our Saudi friend should be so disappointed to find us less than glamorous…