Last Tuesday afternoon, around 6.30 French time, version 2.0 was introduced to the world.


There were a few bugs to begin with that needed squishing (including an outrageous horizontal overflow nightmare in Internet Explorer) – and there are still a few crawling round – but it’s now in a bloggable condition, which is why I’m subjecting you to these pixels today.

Credit for can, will and is flowing to the following excruciatingly fabulous people (self excluded). For a more cinematic feel, you could turn off the lights, put on some music and tread some ice cream into the carpet.

In order of appearance: version 1.0
design and code
Café del Nightmare version 2.0
Julia Aldington-Hunt version 2.0
words and design
the devolutionary
Her Outdoors
Dave Quinn version 2.0
Jo Burley
the devolutionary
Her Outdoors version 2.0
Dreamweaver operator and uploader
Dave Quinn version 2.0
Cave de Cyrano, Lalinde

Dave tells me that the search engine rating will be improved depending on the number of external links I have to – but I can’t for the life of me work out how this can happen (if you’ve got any ideas, send them to the email address on

Oh. One other thing. Readers of will notice that we’re opening to members of the public in March 2010. This is so we can: make the site as beautiful as it deserves to be; not kill ourselves with impossible deadlines; and see something of our children while they are small.

If you want to come and see us this year anyway, get in touch and we’ll see what we can do.