2010 in review

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

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 9,100 times in 2010. That’s about 22 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 38 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 42 posts. There were 59 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 12mb. That’s about 1 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was June 17th with 217 views. The most popular post that day was Birmingham’s UK City of Culture Bid 2013 is #intheroom but is it #inthebag?.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were twitter.com, facebook.com, fionacullinan.com, search.conduit.com, and Google Reader.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for tourism slogans, tourism slogan, custard factory, tourist vs traveler, and benedict allen.

Attractions in 2010

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


Birmingham’s UK City of Culture Bid 2013 is #intheroom but is it #inthebag? June 2010


Around the world in 44 tourism slogans December 2009


Spending New Year at Birmingham’s shiny new Coach Station in Digbeth January 2010


Tourism slogans are the emperor’s new clothes – that’s why we laugh at them! December 2009
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The list that keeps explorer Benedict Allen alive February 2010
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