Off the Shelf Review 2013

WordPress kindly prepared a 2013 annual report for our blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 19,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Our blog in 2010 …the review

The stats helper monkeys at 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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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 54,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 7 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 141 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 369 posts. There were 260 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 126mb. That’s about 5 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was April 16th with 368 views. The most popular post that day was Hello from China!.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for bob the builder, bob, knowledge, airwolf, and builder.

Attractions in 2010

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


Hello from China! April 2010


Bob the Builder Storytime! June 2009
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Ever wondered what the oldest library in the world is? March 2009


TV Shows from the 80s – nostalgia available at your library. August 2009


Spotlight on: Dan Brown October 2009
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