Writing by Peter Hilton

What’s new at Hilton Harbour

The site history, since 1995, with new pages emphasised.

This list usually only includes new pages, and omits minor updates to existing pages.

4 October 2013 - added Play for Scala to the front page

16 September 2011 - new page: Review - Play Framework Cookbook
20 June 2011 - updated the web site font and colour scheme for the first time since March 1999
20 June 2011 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a new review of Happy Italy
11 June 2011 - new page: Kitchener-Waterloo cafe reviews
6 June 2011 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a new review of New Fork

30 August 2010 - updated Cambridge Restaurant Reviews with a review of West Cornwall Pasty Co.
29 August 2010 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a new review of Het Ijslokaal
29 August 2010 - updated Maastricht Cafes - added Le Salonard
8 August 2010 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a new review of Hokkaido
31 July 2010 - updated Oxford Cafes - just one cafe re-visited after eight years
27 July 2010 - updated Cambridge Cafe & Restaurant Reviews to remove entries for places that have closed
20 March 2010 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a new review of Grand Café-Restaurant Loos
18 March 2010 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with new reviews of Caffè Belmondo and Restaurant Fred

15 September 2009 - updated Mini Book Reviews with lots of new micro-reviews.
12 July 2009 - updated Rotterdam to Delft (East route) with photos and basic route description.

30 March 2008 - updated Rotterdam Cafe Map with various additions and removals.
24 March 2008 - new pages: ten new poems on the poetry page.

24 November 2007 - updated European Cafe Watch - new public sofa found in Delft.
23 November 2007 - new page: Delft cafe reviews
14 October 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with reviews of A Nous Deux and Bagels & More.
25 August 2007 - new page: Rotterdam to Rottermeren cycle route
18 August 2007 - new page: Rotterdam to Delft (South route) cycle route
18 August 2007 - new page: Rotterdam to Delft (East route) cycle route
17 August 2007 - new page: Rotterdam to Kinderdijk cycle route
27 July 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with Google Maps locations and a review of Hoofdstuk II.
24 July 2007 - new page: first draft of the Rotterdam to Maassluis cycle route
24 June 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a review of Beyzade.
18 June 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a review of CoffeeStudio.
17 June 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with reviews of Asian Glories and Coopvaert.
16 June 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a review of Safir.
3 April 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a review of Café Anders.
19 March 2007 - updated the European phrase book with Bulgarian.
19 March 2007 - new page: Using a Garmin eTrex Venture Cx GPS with a Mac
10 March 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a review of Floor.
4 March 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a review of Tai Wu.
3 March 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a review of De Kleine Ondeugd.
18 February 2007 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a review of Het Gelagh.

21 July 2006 - updated the home page to simplify it and introduce some icons
17 July 2006 - new page: Photo blog, although I've decided to use Flickr instead
25 June 2006 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a review of Z&M Delicatessen.
16 June 2006 - new page: Florence Cafes & Restaurants

9 October 2005 - updated Cambridge Cafe & Restaurant Reviews with new reviews of Richard's and Eat.
9 October 2005 - updated Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with reviews of Gamasot and Kookpunt Spijze.
7 October 2005 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a new review of Social Ground Coffee Lounge.
28 August 2005 - new page: Galway Cafes
24 August 2005 - updated European Cafe Watch - new public sofa found in Rotterdam.
3 April 2005 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a new review of Toaster.
31 March 2005 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with reviews of Angelo Betti and Westerpaviljoen that I wrote a while ago but forgot to add, and a new review of Daily Wok.
20 March 2005 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with new reviews of Parket, Spijze van de Jonkvrouw and Yang Sweetie, and updates for Rotown, Toen and Tastoe.

14 December 2004 - moved Hilton Harbour from public.logicacmg.com to its new home at lunatech.com
4-6 November 2004 - updated Cambridge Cafe & Restaurant Reviews with new entries for Coeur de France, Jaffa Net Cafe, The Little Tea Room, The Mill Cafe and The Mitre
1 November 2004 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants - added Bagel Break
1 November 2004 - updated the London Cafes with another Monmouth Coffee Company.
18 October 2004 - new page: Madrid Bars & Restaurants
12 October 2004 - updated the European phrase book with Polish and Bosnian.
6 September 2004 - updated the European phrase book with Galician.
3 September 2004 - new page: Closed-down cafes and restaurants
2 August 2004 - updated European Cafe Watch - new public sofa found in Istanbul.
4 July 2004 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with new reviews of Open, Take A Salad, and Sorgh en Hoop
26 April 2004 - updated Leuven Cafe & Restaurant Reviews with photos of Gambrinus and Imanus
7 March 2004 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with a new page design
26 February 2004 - updated: How to choose computer books - added a 'Beginners don't always need books' section
21 February 2004 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants - added Bagel Bakery
5 January 2004 - updated: How to choose computer books - added a cool photo
4 January 2004 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants - added a funky map
3 January 2004 - updated Leuven Cafe & Restaurant Reviews - added several new reviews and photos
3 January 2004 - updated Amsterdam: Out to Lunch - added De Jaren and 't Papeneiland
3 January 2004 - updated Maastricht Cafes - added Coffeelovers

29 December 2003 - updated European Cafe Watch - added map of countries.
19 October 2003 - new page: Luxembourg Cafes
17 September 2003 - new page: Maastricht Cafes
13 August 2003 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants - added Lux and Opa
6 August 2003 - new page: Leuven Cafe & Restaurant Reviews
6 August 2003 - updated: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants with two new photos
31 March 2003 - updated Amsterdam: Out to Lunch with new cafes and photos.
22 March 2003 - updated Mini Book Reviews with my Small Pieces review for Amazon
20 March 2003 - new page: London Cafes
6 March 2003 - new page: Rotterdam Cafes & Restaurants
6 March 2003 - updated Cambridge Restaurant Reviews with lots of new photos

28 July 2002 - new page: Oxford Cafes
18 December 2001 - updated Cambridge Restaurant Reviews with a guest review of Bar Moosh.
1 December 2001 - new page: Photos of us at sea on the Logica yacht
10 November 2001 - new page: Photos of Algonquin Provincial Park, Canada
1 October 2001 - new page: Tiny Film Reviews
24 April 2001 - updated the European phrase book with Cornish.

26 July 2000 - new photos on Thursday's cafe (Boston Tea Party) and Amsterdam: Out to Lunch.
24 July 2000 - updated Cambridge Restaurant Reviews with a review of Venue.
24 July 2000 - updated the European phrase book with Catalan.
6 April 2000 - updated the page template: it now shows the page description under the title.
6 April 2000 - updated Cambridge Restaurant Reviews with reviews of Dojo and The Green Man.
2 March 2000 - new page: How to generate navigation bar links.
28 February 2000 - new page: Amsterdam: Out to Lunch.
27 January 2000 - updated: one new entry each for the Handy Tips and Important Questions.
18 January 2000 - new page: Rotterdam restaurant reviews.
6 January 2000 - updated the Cambridge Coffee & Cake Guide with a photo of Indigo Coffee House.
6 January 2000 - updated Mini Book Reviews with some photos of Leiden.

2 December 1999 - updated: the European phrase book with a new section for English tourists.
23 November 1999 - new page: Mini Book Reviews.
22 November 1999 - updated the Page Index so that it's now automatically generated.
22 November 1999 - new page: Spare Ideas.
22 November 1999 - updated European Cafe Watch - added short descriptions.
19 November 1999 - new page: Photo Index.
15 November 1999 - updated Handy Tips, now there are six.
2 November 1999 - updated European Cafe Watch - I found a sofa in Bodmin!.
5 October 1999 - new page: How to make photograph thumbnails.
4 October 1999 - updated: the European phrase book - added Norwegian and Irish.
29 September 1999 - new page: Public transport photos.
29 September 1999 - updated the Cambridge Coffee & Cake Guide, with more about the best cafes.
27 September 1999 - new page: Edinburgh photos.
27 September 1999 - updated my home page - new photo.
27 September 1999 - updated Photos: Luxembourg city - new photo.
27 September 1999 - new page: Maastricht photos.
23 September 1999 - new page: Lime - an editor for online HTML publishing, now on my software wish-list.
8 September 1999 - new page: Web site Architecture, to replace the two old pages.
7 September 1999 - updated the Cambridge Coffee & Cake Guide, with two new cafes.
3 September 1999 - updated European Cafe Watch - more sofas in Cambridge!.
2 September 1999 - updated Cambridge Restaurant Reviews with a review of All Bar One, and an update to Sticky Fingers.
2 September 1999 - new web site URL on my new hilton.org.uk domain!.
26 August 1999 - updated Photos: Vienna - more photos.
26 August 1999 - updated Photos: Cafes On The Inside - more photos and more text.
23 August 1999 - new photos: CB2 on the Cambridge Coffee & Cake Guide, eight photos on the Out In Vienna pages, and another dozen or so photos elsewhere on Hilton Harbour.
16 August 1999 - new photo: on Cambridge Restaurant Reviews.
16 August 1999 - new page: a Computer Book Buyers' Guide.
4 August 1999 - updated Photos: Vienna - more photos.
3 August 1999 - finally got around to making the navigation links behave better, and not link to the current page.
26 July 1999 - new page: Code Complete book review.
12 July 1999 - added several photos to Seven Hours In Budapest and some of the Out In Vienna pages.
6 July 1999 - updated Important Questions with another techie question.
6 July 1999 - new page: a Cafe Of The Day for every day of the week!.
30 June 1999 - updated Important Questions with a techie question.
11 June 1999 - new page: Photos: Vienna.
9 June 1999 - new page: Important Questions.
9 June 1999 - updated the Cambridge Restaurant Reviews, adding CB2.
8 June 1999 - updated European Cafe Watch and the Cambridge Coffee & Cake Guide following my first visit to CB2.
7 June 1999 - put one new photo on the Web Page Design Principles page and sprinkled quite a few more on the Out In Vienna pages.
2 June 1999 - updated the Cafes On The Outside photos page with another photo.
2 June 1999 - updated my home page, because I got bored enough to add my Geek code.
26 May 1999 - updated European Cafe Watch, having found a sofa in Edinburgh.
19 May 1999 - new page: What 'What Numbers Could Not Be', by Paul Benacerraf, Is - a remnant of my studies.
18 May 1999 - new picture: added a map to European Cafe Watch.
13 May 1999 - new picture: added a black cave illustration to Why I hate computers.
12 May 1999 - updated the design for the first time since last summer, because having decided what is and is not good on the web I wanted to go back to basics.
10 May 1999 - new page: Photos: City of Luxembourg, and new words on the other photos pages.
6 May 1999 - new page: Photos: Cafes On The Outside.
6 May 1999 - new page: Photos: Cafes On The Inside.
6 May 1999 - new page: Photos: Antwerp.
6 May 1999 - I finally added illustrations to Why I hate computers.
19 April 1999 - updated Web Page Design Principles.
19 April 1999 - updated About Hilton Harbour.
19 April 1999 - added some more new photos.
26 March 1999 - added a bunch of new photos.
26 March 1999 - new page: Why Every Cafe Needs A Sofa.
25 March 1999 - linked every page to a version of itself that is designed for printing.
24 March 1999 - new page: Why obscure languages are more fun.
24 March 1999 - new page: Why I hate computers.
24 March 1999 - updated the European phrase book.
12 March 1999 - replaced most of the extended HTML markup with a Cascading Style Sheet.
12 March 1999 - new page: Seven Hours In Budapest.
12 March 1999 - updated Out In Vienna, for a change.
10 March 1999 - updated Out In Vienna with all of the weekend's revisits.
9 March 1999 - updated the H-graph FAQ with a couple of new sections.
9 March 1999 - updated Out In Vienna and changed my mind about my favourite places.
8 March 1999 - updated European Cafe Watch.
8 March 1999 - updated my Handy Tips, now I have another one.
3 March 1999 - new page: a new introduction to the home page.
3 March 1999 - updated Out In Vienna and picked my favourite places so far.
2 March 1999 - updated Out In Vienna and given each day a page of its own.
1 March 1999 - tidied up the contents pages.
29 February 1999 - new page: poetry now has a page of its own.
26 February 1999 - new page: Out In Vienna.
3 February 1999 - updated On Car Ownership.
25 January 1999 - new page: H-Graph FAQ.
25 January 1999 - updated European Cafe Watch, and added another photo.

21 December 1998 - new page: Handy tips.
16 December 1998 - new page: Luxembourgish verb table.
14 December 1998 - new page: Web site architecture requirements.
14 December 1998 - new page: Web site design guidelines.
4 December 1998 - new page: I finally got around to adding this site history page.
summer 1998 - Hilton Harbour underwent its only big page-design update.

14 March 1997 - Hilton Harbour first went live on public.logica.com.
autumn 1996 - I wrote the first version of Peters Peachy Paris Page.
summer 1996 - I graduated, so the university pulled the plug on Hilton Towers.

spring 1995 - Hilton Towers, the predecessor to Hilton Harbour, was born.