Looking back before looking forward

Like most social media sites, every year WordPress provides its subscribers with statistics of their previous year’s blogging. It is always fascinating to look at the numbers, not just of hits and comments, but more particularly of the number and variety of countries readers live in. I seem to have connected with 127 countries in the last year.

In the blogging world, this is merely a ‘social blog’, with absolutely no commercial interests. Like many bloggers, I don’t go chasing numbers to attract advertisers, though I am aware that WordPress reserves the right to post adverts on my blog from time to time.

If you have been an occasional, or even a frequent visitor to this site, thank you for your company. I hope you have enjoyed something of what you have read, even learned a thing or two, or been occasionally inspired to do something different for yourself.

If you are still waiting for the inspiration to kick in, I hope that 2015 will be the year that ‘you take the road less travelled’. May the winds of life be ever at your back!

(Click on the link at the bottom of this post).

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 31,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

About Frank Burns

Looking for the extraordinary in the commonplace………taking the road less travelled……..striving for the ‘faculty of making happy chance discoveries’ in unremarkable circumstances. Click on the Personal Link below to visit my webpages.

Posted on January 2, 2015, in Miscellany and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Happy New Year from Pauline and me.

    As you know, we went on The Silk Road overland from Beijing to Istanbul last year. I may have been responsible for some of your stats; reading your blog in China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia and/or Turkey.

    Keep up the good work…

    Live well, laugh lots, travel with an open heart.

    Keith and Pauline

    • That was indeed a mega-journey. Absolutely amazing………I do hope you both have something to follow that up with in 2015…..not necessarily so ‘mega’ but something that provides a fitting contrast.
      I wish you both great happiness.

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