Hello. My name is Roger William Haworth - I'm the one on the left in the big
picture. I live in South Croydon, Surrey, UK.
(Help with spelling my surname.)
I am a retired computer consultant and software developer. I grew up as an MsDos person
writing good old fashioned keyboard-pounding applications on an 80x25 text screen.
I have skipped an whole generation of software development for Windows and now I keep my brain
alert by developing web pages in that polyglot mix of PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS and (very reluctantly for
I also get my kicks from helping to delete the endless dross that flows into Wikipedia along with the good stuff.
2015 Jun 27. Something has gone horribly wrong with my email. If you have had an email to me "bounced",
typically with a message including 554 Refused. Authentication is required to send mail
, then send it again
but this time to:
|• +44 20 8688 6745 home
||this number is on permanent answerphone. Always speak to it - we may well be listening
and will break in once we can tell that you are not a nuisance caller.|
|• +44 77 8875 6745 mobile
||if this goes to answerphone it means that I am probably at home. You can leave a message
but it might be 24 hours before I hear it.|
- Our holiday photos
dramatic appearances with The Players of St Peter
pages about Coal and Wine Tax Posts
- My telephone pages
- My father Jack Haworth who died in 2006 aged 92
Quick links to other parts of my scattered web presence:
* via NTL: User Id: 1746467, Password: 6745
Our son, George Patrick Webster Haworth was born on 1978 Dec 3. In 1998
he was in Idaho. Then he studied Sport Science at Portsmouth University for
two years. In 2004 he graduated from Loughborough University where he did a
Technology Foundation Year followed by a Mathematics course.
George wok lifting at Weighking - sorry, that should be weight lifting at Woking
- Other presences on the web:
Access me via one of the domain names I have bought:
I have email addresses of: anyone@<any of the above domain names>.
World No. One! For several weeks I was top (out of about 1600) of the list of Wikipedia admins by number of restorations.
I have now been nudged off the top spot - check the latest ranking.
But this is a rather empty honour - see my Wikipedia user page.
However my presence in the top percentile of the deleters league table is a significant indication of my contribution.
poor quality pictures of mine have still managed to win me points
because they are the first for a particular 1 kilometre square.
Look at my three perverted blogs:
An eclectic selection of my photos stored at fotopic (mainly), Multiply and a few on Photobox - see links box
(stupidly, they don't seem to support a public index page to a user's albums).
And, just to make sure no one else grabbed the name, I have a slot along with the millions on MySpace
rank for me is somewhat misleading. Even though it used to show a
thumbnail of this page, the rank is for everything on myby.co.uk.
But note that I am there among the top sites within myby.
This is mainly because I developed …
which converts a GB grid reference to latitude and longitude and
passes it to Germany for a page full of useful map links. But that Alexa rank fell even
further because the resource was …
- re-written in PHP and moved to RHaworth.com. And from there it was moved to …
- os/coor_g on the WikiMedia toolserver.
- Code words:
- Geowonks is a code word which I can enter into Gargle
to take me to my pages. Kindly invented for me by a young lady called Kim.
I store numbers in my mobile phone in the
international format (+44 …) even when I am never likely to
call them from abroad. So I suppose I must be a geowonk.
- Geowonks generates too many false hits, so let us try
scezune in Goohoo
This word popped up as a Wikipedia title but was speedily deleted as "nonsense
- zero google hits" before any search engine or Wikipedia clone
had time to notice. The definition given was (spelling, etc.
Scezune = spirit
bound. The meaning is from a meso/babolonian legend that humans can
be bound to spirits. now most of the magick comunity is bound to
them and uses them as slaves to talk with other people from "the
community". however alot of people become "schezune" from
supernatural contact. alot of these people are mostly outcasts who
do wierd "stuff" or considered freaks. most of the schezune life is
sacred to healers and other canidates of leadership in the
I am adding sgezune (G
and Y searches) to create a family of 'sg' keywords:
- Who I am not. A Google image search for rhaworth does not return as many hits as it used to but still a fair number relate to me. However I am not:
but I developed Template:GBthumb which does not demand a 180k byte image for every map.
It is still in use in
an hundred or so articles
although it has now been superseded by a county-specific version as in
The map is still in use over on the French Wikipédia as in Blackpool.
Nor am I anything to do with the Haworth Press who publish such riveting reads as Cataloging & Classification Quarterly.