2010 in review

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 This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

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 5,700 times in 2010. That’s about 14 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 192 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 856 posts. There were 33 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 12mb. That’s about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was June 24th with 145 views. The most popular post that day was Tornado near Midland, Ontario?.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were fastboycycles.com, wjgibson.ca, answers.yahoo.com, en.wordpress.com, and google.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for typing machine, olympia portable typewriter, kristallnacht quotes, best portable typewriter, and 1940’s typewriter.

Attractions in 2010

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


Tornado near Midland, Ontario? June 2010


West German Olympia portable typewriter 1960s June 2006


Smith Corona portable typewriter 1940s/50s May 2006


Martin Gilbert – Kristallnacht : Prelude to Destruction November 2006


Rotring 600 fountain pen – my all time favourite pen July 2006


Author: William J. Gibson

62 year old - writer/photographer Canadian, survived open heart surgery, received kidney transplant, sometimes dour, sometimes amusing, over six feet in height, severely follicle challemged

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