WordPress send me an email the other day with some stats about my site.  I thought is made fascinating reading, so here it is…


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 4,200 times in 2010. That’s about 10 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 138 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 168 posts. There were 44 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 13mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was May 4th with 91 views. The most popular post that day was About Me.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were networkedblogs.com, kiwiwriters.org, specficnz.org, notenoughwords.wordpress.com, and facebook.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for stormy sea, stormy ocean waves, the halfmen of o movie, stormy waves, and the halfmen of o.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


About Me August 2009
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Stories Evolving and The Storm February 2010
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words – Sandy’s Story February 2010


Pictures Worth a Thousand Words Challenge February 2010
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Under the Half Men of O… September 2009

2010 in review

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