My first anniversary on WordPress


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One year ago, on 8 December 2011, I made my first blog posts on WordPress.

I had to take away my blog in a hurry from Blogsome, which finished.

On my first day on WordPress, I had eight visits.

That is a bit more now.

Here is a list of the most popular posts ever since I changed to WordPress (those seen more than eighty times).

Title Views
Home page / Archives 18,977
British Thatcher aide accused of child abuse 5,577
After 35 years, wounds of Vietnamese napalm girl Kim Phuc still hurt 1,772
Boy raped by priest, then castrated 1,529
Günter Grass poem on Greece and austerity, English translation 1,355
Thatcher’s Downing Street child abuse scandal 972
About 953
BBC: Pope Ratzinger ‘covered up paedophile priests scandals’. Like US Republicans 673
New African monkey species discovered 660
Dinosaur discovery in France 642
King of Spain, elephant killer, petition 506
Donald Trump’s sons butcher African elephants (?) 447
Dutch war crimes in Indonesia, photos 445
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 409
New Zealand rare whale discovery 397
Tony Blair got rich from Iraq war 385
Scotland: giant centipede, crocodile, and other fossils brought back to life 333
Blog of the Year 2012 award, thanks dogdaz! 325
Georgian prison sexual abuse 316
Iranian cartoon for peace 312
Numbers in ancient Egypt 291
Galapagos islands: why Darwin’s finches differ in beak size 268
Thai women’s escape from Bahraini forced prostitution 250
US Republicans’ far-Right extremism 226
Photomontage from John Heartfield to the Iraq war 225
Ultra-Orthodox attack on Israeli women’s rights 222
Hurricane Sandy in America, a ‘Frankenstorm’? 216
Brigitte Bardot’s Islamophobia and anti-Semitism 203
Olympics, William Blake, suffragettes, punk, Bahrain 196
Swedish nazis attack ‘degenerate art’ 196
How do leopards really get their spots? 193
Baby rhino and elephant born 180
CIA weapons for war in Syria 179
Moroccan elephant ancestor discovered 170
Merkel’s Hitler moustache on Dutch TV 169
Nikon cancels World War II sex slavery photo exhibition 168
German nazi shop ‘almost’ named after Breivik 163
Dutch Romantic paintings and African mats 157
King Juan Carlos, resign, WWF says 155
Senegal, Gambia, Casamance’s history of slavery 155
Pompeii: ancient Roman brothel restored. Roman plants 147
Cartoon banned in Spain. Muslim-bashing ‘free speech champions’ silent 144
New civet species discovered in Sri Lanka 142
USA: beaver back in New York City after 200 years 142
Poisonous caterpillars infest Spurn Point in England 140
Britain’s Somalia war for oil, not humanitarianism 136
Israeli woman attacked by religious fanatics 134
Birds in seventeenth century painting 134
Trafigura boss Dauphin prosecuted for pollution 132
German anti war artist Käthe Kollwitz 128
Dinosaur footprints discovery at NASA space base 127
South Korean rat race child prostitution 123
Jamaica: rare birds threatened by bauxite mining 120
Sarkozy, bye bye? 116
Great white shark, megalodon, and evolution 115
Saudi princess’ cruel revenge on Egyptian woman 113
Greenpeace, Xena fight Shell Arctic drilling 108
Dutch priests raped, castrated boys, government covered up 107
JPMorgan Chase scandal in the USA 106
19-year-old Egyptian girl invents spacecraft propulsion device 106
Tour de France cycling and Swiss dinosaurs 106
Hobbit movie animals died, actors abused 103
Mosasaur discovered in Maastricht 102
Sauropod dinosaur discovery in Antarctica 102
Great blue heron nest webcam 96
Portuguese architecture and house martin nests 95
Red-tailed hawk nest webcam 95
Australian marsupial mole fossil discovery 94
British warplanes for Saudi dictatorship 93
Bahraini democrats attacked by police 92
Blog of the Year 2012 award, thanks Russell! 90
Rome: ancient Roman necropolis of Vatican open to public 89
More poison in fish than in snakes or other animals 89
From Kotu to a vultures’ dead donkey feast 89
Brufut Woods in Gambia, birds and squirrels 87
Football, Greece-Germany, with Angela Merkel 87
After Imelda Marcos, fashion lines by Rice and Rumsfeld? 86
Dutch honey buzzard research 86
Colossal squid caught near Antarctica 86
‘Priest raped, murdered Dutch little girl’, Vatican covered up 86
Afghan dead bodies as US military trophies 86
Birds and other animals of Madagascar wetlands 85
Kemp’s ridley turtle saved in the USA 84
Hurricane Sandy deaths and destruction in the USA 84
Reality Blog Award, thanks ‘R’HubBlog! 84
Haarlem poetry festival 84
Van Gogh museum on animals and art 83
‘Catholic friar’s murder of children covered up’ 82
Greek pro-poverty coalition loses, Leftists, nazis win 81
British mercenaries failed protecting US Libya consulate 81
Australian capitalist against the CIA 81
USA: Indians massacred in 1853 found 81
Medieval Islamic and later Portuguese poetry 81

18 thoughts on “My first anniversary on WordPress

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