Thanks to Geoff, I'm now aware of the statistics function that Blogger has integrated into all its blogs.
It's only been operating for the last few days, but it seems that the World Cup is having an impact on our traffic, humble as it is (click for a larger view):
Is it the eyebrows?
Oh yeah: 4-0 against Argentina!
I had not expected that.
And I expect the people currently driving up and down our street with horns blazing and flags waving hadn't either.