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Kitten Block 1.02b for Firefox 4 beta

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Over the past few days there has been quite a lot of interest in my Kitten Blocker for Firefox. Thanks to Martin Belam, Tom Cox, Ms Slide (site possibly NSFW, depending on where you work, I suppose) and everyone who’s shared, blogged or passed the link around on Twitter. It has now blocked well over a hundred inadvertent visits to the Mail online, and the original Tea and Kittens site just served up its 20,000th […]

Kittens vs the Daily Mail

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This is what the Daily Mail website now looks like on my computer. Let me explain. It’s hard to avoid the Daily Mail. Even if you’d never choose to buy a copy, links to its website are everywhere (except this post, obviously). Some are easy to spot and avoid, but when one is obfuscated by link shortening services – particularly common on Twitter, for obvious reasons – it’s all to easy to visit Mail Online […]

Of tea. And kittens.

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Last week, on a whim, I made a little website called As it turns out, people like tea and kittens. Quite a lot. And some of them even visited the website to see some photos. In the few days since launch it’s served up over 13,000 pageviews to just under 2,000 unique visitors – something of a shock to my poor server. It also took off somewhat on Twitter, where the reaction was huge […]