Very Inspiring Blogger Award, thank you Vijay!


Very Inspring Blogger Award

My friend Vijay of the blog Half-Eaten Mind has been so kind to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.

Thanks for your generosity, dear Vijay!

The rules of this award are:

1. Thank the person who nominated you and add a link to their blog.

2. Display the award on your post.

3. List the award rules so your nominees will know what to do.

4. State 7 things about yourself.

5. Nominate 15 other bloggers for the award.

6. Contact your nominees to let them know you have nominated them. Provide a link to your post.

7. Proudly display the award logo (or buttons) on your blog, whether on your side bar, ABOUT page, or a special page for awards.

Seven things about myself:

1. Where did most visits to my blog come from so far today?

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United States FlagUnited States 109
Jamaica FlagJamaica 45
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 19
Australia FlagAustralia 7
Saudi Arabia FlagSaudi Arabia 5
Canada FlagCanada 5
Switzerland FlagSwitzerland 3
Denmark FlagDenmark 3
Spain FlagSpain 3
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 2
Japan FlagJapan 2
Bangladesh FlagBangladesh 2
United Arab Emirates FlagUnited Arab Emirates 2

2. Where did most visits to my blog come from ever since WordPress started counting visits by country on 25 February 2012?

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 155,796
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 67,507
Canada FlagCanada 24,237
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 18,269
Jamaica FlagJamaica 13,478
Australia FlagAustralia 13,431
India FlagIndia 10,781
Germany FlagGermany 10,050
Greece FlagGreece 9,644
France FlagFrance 9,181
Romania FlagRomania 6,445
Sweden FlagSweden 6,236
Italy FlagItaly 4,633
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 4,517
Spain FlagSpain 4,457
Belgium FlagBelgium 4,346
Ireland FlagIreland 4,212
Philippines FlagPhilippines 3,915
Singapore FlagSingapore 3,192
Bahrain FlagBahrain 3,182
Armenia FlagArmenia 3,180
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 3,178
Indonesia FlagIndonesia 2,808
Saudi Arabia FlagSaudi Arabia 2,563
Tunisia FlagTunisia 2,244
Turkey FlagTurkey 2,228
Switzerland FlagSwitzerland 2,224
Japan FlagJapan 2,167
Brazil FlagBrazil 2,145
Pakistan FlagPakistan 2,101

3. Which blog posts and pages attracted most visits so far today?

Title Views
Home page / Archives 41
Good bird and mammal news from KwaZulu Natal, South Africa 6
Good Scottish puffin news 6
Australian Prime Minister praises Japanese World War II violent attack on Sydney 6
Edward Snowden against British government’s new massive spying plans 5
Save London’s Kew Gardens from David Cameron 5
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 5
Skinks in North America 4
Saudi government help for Isis extremists in Iraq 4
British government’s Wikipedia vandalism 3

4. Which blog posts and pages attracted most visits ever since my blog moved to WordPress in December 2011?

Title Views
Home page / Archives 70,104
British Thatcher aide accused of child abuse 5,867
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 5,818
About 4,127
After 35 years, wounds of Vietnamese napalm girl Kim Phuc still hurt 2,505
Poisonous caterpillars infest Spurn Point in England 2,431
Zambian lioness Lady Liuwa update 2,129
Günter Grass poem on Greece and austerity, English translation 1,936
Thai women’s escape from Bahraini forced prostitution 1,902
Boy raped by priest, then castrated 1,767
USA: ancient Egyptian sarcophagus as corporate boss’ plaything 1,536
Most hated animals top 50 1,334
Lesser Antillean iguana in danger 1,195
Bronzino painting restored after prude censorship 1,153
Dutch in Suriname, most cruel slave-masters 1,122
Britain: Tony Blair’s own Watergate scandal 1,109
Thatcher’s Downing Street child abuse scandal 1,067
Awards 1,024
Stop whipping of raped Maldives girl 1,017

5. Which search terms brought most visits to my blog, ever since it moved to WordPress in December 2011?

Search Views
iguana 433
watergate scandal 386
prostitution in bahrain 366
egyptian sarcophagus 264
poisonous caterpillars 264
atsinganosaurus velauciensis 256
napalm girl 249
iraq war 208
long tailed tit 197
cercopithecus lomamiensis 189
bahrain prostitution 175
boy raped 166
lady liuwa 163
night parrot 161
wetland animals 150

6. Which linked were clicked most on my blog, ever since it moved to WordPress in December 2011?

URL Clicks
en.wikipedia.org 1,584
gravatar.com 863
WordPress.com Media 289
21stcenturywire.com 255
avaaz.org 225
aangirfan.blogspot.com 181
socialistworker.co.uk 167
mirror.co.uk 166
morningstaronline.co.uk 161
r.zemanta.com 154
focus.de/kultur/buecher/europas-schande-das-gedicht-von-guenter-grass-im-wortlaut_aid_758777.html 146
rspb.org.uk 123
dailymail.co.uk 115
actuable.es/peticiones/que-rey-juan-carlos-i-deje-ser-presidente-honor-de 114
wsws.org 112
thethoughtpalette.co.uk 112
hrexach.files.wordpress.com 106
change.org 100

7. Which commenters commented most at my blog recently?

swo8 69
Dr. Rex 39
donwreford 29
davidprosser 12
prayerwarriorpsychicnot 11
Tish Farrell 10

* Based on the 1000 most recent comments.

My fifteen nominees are:

1. Illuminating Fossils

2. betternotbroken

3. pinodile’s Blog

4. photographyofnia

5. Rouladen

6. Sama Talks

7. writingwingsforyou

8. Maria Brinkley, artist

9. Blissfully Single

10. Sea Through Me

11. Unexpected Wanderlust

12. Womancipation

13. No, wait, it’s not my story, it’s theirs..

14. The Ink Stain

15. Paul Thomas Bell

Reader Appreciation Award, thank you so much Horty!


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My dear friend Horty of the blog It Is What It Is has been so kind to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Reader Appreciation Award. Thanks, Horty, so much for this generous gesture!

The rules of this award are:

Identify and show appreciation of the blogger who awarded you.
You must add the award logo to your blog.
Tell your readers 7 things about yourself.
You must nominate 5-10 of your favorite bloggers for this award.
Inform your nominees that you nominated them.

Seven things about myself:

1. Where did most visits to my blog come from today so far?

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 130
Jamaica FlagJamaica 29
Australia FlagAustralia 11
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 7
Saudi Arabia FlagSaudi Arabia 3
Philippines FlagPhilippines 3
Mexico FlagMexico 3
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 3
Canada FlagCanada 3
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 2
India FlagIndia 2
Turkey FlagTurkey 2
Bahrain FlagBahrain 2

2. Where did most visits to my blog come from this year?

Top Views by Country for 365 days ending 2014-07-12 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 71,688
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 31,834
Canada FlagCanada 9,964
Jamaica FlagJamaica 8,938
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 8,427
Australia FlagAustralia 6,695
Germany FlagGermany 5,212
France FlagFrance 4,980
India FlagIndia 4,604
Sweden FlagSweden 3,473
Greece FlagGreece 2,820
Ireland FlagIreland 2,198
Spain FlagSpain 2,088
Italy FlagItaly 1,998
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 1,919
Bahrain FlagBahrain 1,830
Belgium FlagBelgium 1,820
Philippines FlagPhilippines 1,777
Romania FlagRomania 1,595

3. Which pages and blog posts attracted most visits today do far?

Title Views
Home page / Archives 46
‘Birds descended not from dinosaurs, but from more ancient reptiles’ 9
Community Heart Award, thanks so much Horty! 8
Two million Britons strike against government austerity 5
About 4
Japanese World War II forced prostitution and art 4
Dutch in Suriname, most cruel slave-masters 4
Japanese young women’s fashion 3
Thai women’s escape from Bahraini forced prostitution 3
Steven Spielberg attacked by Facebook users for ‘killing dinosaur’ 3

4. Which pages and blog posts attracted most visits this year?

Top Posts for 365 days ending 2014-07-12 (Summarized)

Title Views
Home page / Archives 31,082
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 3,765
About 1,891
Poisonous caterpillars infest Spurn Point in England 1,546
Most hated animals top 50 1,169
Dutch in Suriname, most cruel slave-masters 1,007
Thai women’s escape from Bahraini forced prostitution 968
Zambian lioness Lady Liuwa update 885
USA: ancient Egyptian sarcophagus as corporate boss’ plaything 869
Lesser Antillean iguana in danger 790
Rubens, Rembrandt, differences in what they painted 758
Japanese forced prostitution women’s stories 663
US women soldiers raped, then persecuted 650
Awards 626
Slavery and love in Suriname, new film 600
Frequently asked questions 596
Bahraini torture princes in Florida Ironman 559

5. Which referrers referred most to my blog this year?

Referrers for 365 days ending 2014-07-12 (Summarized)

Referrer Views
Search Engines 103,784
WordPress.com Reader 3,498
WordPress Dashboard 2,726
Facebook 2,244
Twitter 1,311
topix.com 702
en.wordpress.com 649
Reddit 566
mail.yahoo.com 464
en.gravatar.com/petrel41 361
topix.net 239

6. Which links on my blog were clicked most this year?

Clicks for 365 days ending 2014-07-12 (Summarized)

URL Clicks
en.wikipedia.org 1,096
WordPress.com Media 254
dearkitty1.wordpress.com 113
r.zemanta.com 107
hrexach.files.wordpress.com 106
gravatar.com 99
wsws.org 78
morningstaronline.co.uk 71
rspb.org.uk 68
change.org 66
sianeparkinson.wordpress.com/2013/11/09/income-inequality-and-voter-turnout-at-the-2010-british-general-election-a-study-using-individual-and-aggregate-data/ 62
avaaz.org 60
WordPress.com Reader 58
wildlifenews.co.uk 57
hrexach.wordpress.com 51

7. Most popular topics my blog has written about

Topic Views
Human rights 626
Environment 511
Crime 441
Economic, social, trade union, etc. 427
Peace and war 361
UK 327
Birds 312
Mammals 246
Biology 218

If you tag your posts effectively, this panel will show you which topics get the most traffic. Snapshot generated from your top posts over the past week.

My ten nominees are:

1. Don Charisma

2. Muck

3. Fat Wagtail’s Wildlife

4. Something Like a Storybook

5. American Blogger in UAE

6. Leeds No Borders

7.

8. A Changing Wild World

9. GOREAN STYLE ADDICTS

10. Muse Writer

Most Influential Blogger Award, thank you Afsheen!


Most Influential Blogger Award

My dear Internet friend Afsheen of the blog Dreams to Reality ! has been so kind to nominate my blog for the Most Influential Blogger Award.

Thank you so much for this wonderful gesture! All my best wishes for you and your blog!

Here are the guidelines for acceptance – really very straightforward.

To accept this award, the awardee must do the following:

1 Display the Award on your Blog.

2 Announce your win with a blog post and thank the Blogger who awarded you. Do not lump this award with any other award in a “basket”, “bouquet” or “collection” etc, I would rather you didn’t accept the award.

3 Present 10 deserving Bloggers with the Award.

4 Link your awardees in the post and let them know of their being awarded with a comment (or a pingback).

5 Include an embedded video of your current favourite song (YouTube has virtually everything, just copy and paste the link into your WordPress editor). If a video is not possible you can embed a SoundCloud track.

My music video is this one:

Bob MarleyGet Up Stand Up Live In Dortmund, Germany.

My ten nominees are:

1. Timizar design Blog

2. Rob Prince’s Blog

3. Sea Salvage Gifts

4. authorchuksblog

5. Miscellaneous Inanities

6. Erga Photography

7. Under the Pecan Leaves

8. On The Heath

9. Picaturi Cristaline

10. Nazish Nawab

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award, thanks Afsheen!


Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

My dear Internet friend Afsheen of the blog Dreams to Reality !  has been so generous to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award.

Thank you so much for this kind gesture!

The rules are:

Share 10 interesting things about yourself.

Display the Award Badge on your Blog.

Announce your nominations in a blog post.

Thank the Blogger who awarded you.

Present 10 deserving Bloggers with the Award.

Link nominees in the post and let them know about award thru comment section (or a pingback).

Ten things about me:

1. Where did visits to my blog come from mostly so far today?

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 54
Jamaica FlagJamaica 51
Sweden FlagSweden 9
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 9
Canada FlagCanada 6
Germany FlagGermany 6
Australia FlagAustralia 5
Philippines FlagPhilippines 4
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 4
India FlagIndia 3
Azerbaijan FlagAzerbaijan 3
Bahrain FlagBahrain 2
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 2

2. Where did visits to my blog come from mostly this quarter?

Top Views by Country for 90 days ending 2014-07-03 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 16,670
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 7,126
Canada FlagCanada 2,066
Jamaica FlagJamaica 1,944
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 1,885
Australia FlagAustralia 1,507
Sweden FlagSweden 1,431
Germany FlagGermany 1,317
France FlagFrance 1,287
India FlagIndia 978
Belgium FlagBelgium 523
Italy FlagItaly 481
Romania FlagRomania 478
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 460
Spain FlagSpain 459
Bahrain FlagBahrain 447
Greece FlagGreece 382
Philippines FlagPhilippines 334
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 331
Ireland FlagIreland 327
Turkey FlagTurkey 305
Norway FlagNorway 272
Saudi Arabia FlagSaudi Arabia 271
Switzerland FlagSwitzerland 269
Indonesia FlagIndonesia 269
Pakistan FlagPakistan 251

3. Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits so far today?

Title Views
Home page / Archives 53
Vatican recognizes exorcists officially 8
Hitler’s ‘most beautiful Aryan baby’ was Jewish 6
Newly discovered wasp species, with dead ants in walls of its nest 5
New beetle species discovery in Russian cave 5
Arms dealers infect British health service 5
Bees follow queen, video 4
D’Hondecoeter’s bird paintings in Amsterdam 4
Tony Blair getting rich advising Egyptian military dictator 4
Bahrain dictatorship-British government links exposed 3

4. Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits this quarter?

Top Posts for 90 days ending 2014-07-03 (Summarized)

Title Views
Home page / Archives 7,497
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 907
Poisonous caterpillars infest Spurn Point in England 442
About 373
Dutch king’s pricey new car 368
Most hated animals top 50 360
Dutch in Suriname, most cruel slave-masters 282
Thai women’s escape from Bahraini forced prostitution 272
Rubens, Rembrandt, differences in what they painted 254
Roman Catholic Church admits ultra-conservative bishop abused little boys 221
Two lion cubs in Lady Liuwa’s pride in Zambia 204
Stop ‘fox penning’ in North Carolina, USA 202
Slavery and love in Suriname, new film 185
Burger King contaminated food scandal in Germany 175
German anti war artist Käthe Kollwitz 150
Frequently asked questions 135
Bahraini torture princes in Florida Ironman 129
Awards 126
Saudi princesses tortured for protesting regime’s anti-women policy 126
USA: ancient Egyptian sarcophagus as corporate boss’ plaything 122
Lioness, wounded by buffalo, saved 120
McDonald’s forced labour scandal in the USA 115
Saudi woman gets 150 whip lashes for driving 113
Brigitte Bardot’s Islamophobia and anti-Semitism 101

5. Which search terms brought most people to my blog this quarter?

Search Terms for 90 days ending 2014-07-03 (Summarized)

Search Views
mormon women 29
poisonous caterpillars 29
dear kitty 21
british intelligence torture ireland 1971 20

6. Which links on my blog were clicked most this quarter?

Clicks for 90 days ending 2014-07-03 (Summarized)

URL Clicks
en.wikipedia.org 447
WordPress.com Media 121
change.org 63
morningstaronline.co.uk 63
wsws.org 55
theguardian.com 40
hrexach.files.wordpress.com 34
nos.nl 28
wildlifenews.co.uk/2014/first-lion-cubs-in-10-years-spotted-at-liuwa-zambia/ 24
rspb.org.uk 23
gravatar.com 23
telegraph.co.uk 23

7. Which referrers referred most to my blog this quarter?

Referrers for 90 days ending 2014-07-03 (Summarized)

Referrer Views
Search Engines 26,673
WordPress.com Reader 538
Facebook 445
WordPress Dashboard 416
topix.com 273
Reddit 233
go.videoentertainmnt.com 220
Twitter 220
topix.net 126

8. Which search engines referred most to my blog this quarter?

Search Engines 26,673
Google Search 22,661
Google Image Search 1,456
Bing 1,076
Yahoo Search 773
AOL 247
Ask.com 147
duckduckgo.com 96
Google Mobile 70
Yahoo Image Search 21

9. Which subjects attracted most visitors to my blog recently?

  • Most popular topics you’ve written about
Topic Views
Human rights 543
Economic, social, trade union, etc. 442
Environment 394
Crime 309
Peace and war 295
Biology 253
Netherlands 232
Birds 217
history 214

If you tag your posts effectively, this panel will show you which topics get the most traffic. Snapshot generated from your top posts over the past week.

10. Who commented most at my blog recently?

swo8 44
Dr. Rex 38
donwreford 26
Tish Farrell 15
davidprosser 13
sherayx 10

My ten nominees are:

1. Minkyweasel World

2. Lorrie Bowden

3. Wanderlust

4. lemanshots – Fine Pictures and Digital Art

5. Annotated Audrey Art

6. Lu MG Photos

7. Gaviota con amor

8. Little Nomadic Kitchen

9. The Brixton Housewife

10. Tiana Lopez

Community Heart Award, thanks so much Horty!


Community Heart Award

Thank you ever so much, my dear friend Horty of the blog It Is What It Is, for nominating my blog for the Community Heart Award!

You deserve that award so much; and thanks again for kindly nominating Dear Kitty. Some blog!

Kev, the maker of this award, made no particular rules for it.

So I feel free to nominate these blogs for it (as usually, in no particular order):

1. Grant Us Peace

2. Voice of Lesbian Senior

3. Just Bliss

4. Tranquil Trails

5. Part Time Monster

6. Bird Feed

7. The Stilettos of Fútbol

8. Portsmouth Anti-Fascists

9. The FireBird: A Phoenix’s Aria

10. twasallshewrote

11. Spoor

12. Just A Small Town Girl…

13. Let the great wheels spin

14. Kentucky Angel’s Train Wrecks

15. una nada luminosa

16. wrongwithlife

17. johnpoetflanagan

18. The Happy Lifeaholic

19. McPUFF

20. Thoughts From The Road

Wonderful Team Member Readership Award, thank you Afsheen!


Wonderful Team Member Readership Award

My dear blogging friend Afsheen of the blog Dreams to Reality ! has been so kind to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Wonderful Team Member Readership Award.

Thank you so much for this kind gesture; all the best for you and your blog!

The rules of this award are:

1-The nominee of The Wonderful Team Member Readership Award shall display the logo on his/her blog.

2-The nominee shall nominate 14 bloggers they appreciate; linking to their blogs and telling them about it at their blogs.

My nominees are:

1. Mahitravel

2. GoodMorningGloucester

3. Sumeyya Ilanbey

4. Liberalfemocrat

5. Short Stories by Anon

6. Mad money

7. White Rabbit’s Gallery

8. D.D.S. Beauty Blog

9. jessasmiley

10. Goldie’s Garden

11. Duţa Daniel ~Jurnal de Vise

12. Mostly True Stories of K. Renae P.

13. The Miserly Photographer

14. Ink, thoughts, coffee

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2,500 subscibers to my blog, welcome Audrey!


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Today, the number of people following my blog has passed the 2,500 milestone.

Welcome Audrey, of the blog Annotated Audrey Art! All the best for you, your blog and your art!

Apart from the over 2,500 subscribers to my whole blog, 168 people follow comments to one or more of my blog posts.

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Most Influential Blogger Award, thank you Sally!


Most Influential Blogger Award

Sally of the blog Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life has been so kind to nominate my blog for the Most Influential Blogger Award.

Thank you so much for this wonderful gesture! All my best wishes for you and your blog!

Here are the guidelines for acceptance – really very straightforward.

To accept this award, the awardee must do the following:

1 Display the Award on your Blog.

2 Announce your win with a blog post and thank the Blogger who awarded you. Do not lump this award with any other award in a “basket”, “bouquet” or “collection” etc, I would rather you didn’t accept the award.

3 Present 10 deserving Bloggers with the Award.

4 Link your awardees in the post and let them know of their being awarded with a comment (or a pingback).

5 Include an embedded video of your current favourite song (YouTube has virtually everything, just copy and paste the link into your WordPress editor). If a video is not possible you can embed a SoundCloud track.

My music video is this one:

This video is called Special AKA – Free Nelson Mandela.

My ten nominees are:

1. A FRESH START

2. The Creative Bud

3. Travel Morgan Travel

4. DISCOVERED AND UNDERSCOVERED INSECTS IN WITRIVIER SOUTH-AFRICA

5. Bespoke Traveler

6. live simple

7. Embakasi Reloaded

8. Forget the Viagra Pass me a Carrot

9. The Meta & The Porcupine

10. anarchoworld

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Over 100,000 comments on my blog, and other statistics


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According to WordPress, today the number of comments on my blog, ever since 2005 (when my blog was at Blogsome), passed the 100,000 mark. It stands at 100,032 now.

Some more statistics about my blog:

Where did visits to my blog come from today so far?

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 122
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 51
Canada FlagCanada 30
France FlagFrance 27
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 18
Germany FlagGermany 17
Belgium FlagBelgium 15
Australia FlagAustralia 10
Sweden FlagSweden 7
India FlagIndia 6
Austria FlagAustria 5
Taiwan FlagTaiwan 4

Where did visits to my blog come from this quarter?

Top Views by Country for 90 days ending 2014-05-13 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 16,719
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 7,719
Canada FlagCanada 2,214
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 1,974
Jamaica FlagJamaica 1,713
Australia FlagAustralia 1,612
Sweden FlagSweden 1,535
Germany FlagGermany 1,445
France FlagFrance 1,326
India FlagIndia 902
Belgium FlagBelgium 537
Italy FlagItaly 512
Spain FlagSpain 502
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 471
Ireland FlagIreland 465
Greece FlagGreece 455
Romania FlagRomania 421
Bahrain FlagBahrain 404

Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits today so far?

Title Views
Home page / Archives 52
No free speech about UKIP in Britain? 12
New Ecuadorian wasp species named after Ellen Degeneres, Shakira 11
Burger King contaminated food scandal in Germany 9
Again, hundreds of refugees drowned near Lampedusa? 9
Hitler’s SS’ post-World War II secret army 7
Extinct great auk discovery in Scotland 6
Dutch nazis’ mass murder of Soviet Jews 5
Stolen Mongolian dinosaur’s head recovered, scientifically important 5
International fast-food workers actions, 15 May 5

Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits this quarter?

Top Posts for 90 days ending 2014-05-13 (Summarized)

Title Views
Home page / Archives 8,044
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 1,010
About 365
Most hated animals top 50 354
Rubens, Rembrandt, differences in what they painted 351
Thai women’s escape from Bahraini forced prostitution 288
Two lion cubs in Lady Liuwa’s pride in Zambia 285
Dutch in Suriname, most cruel slave-masters 278
Poisonous caterpillars infest Spurn Point in England 277
Dutch poet Leo Vroman dies 260
German ultra-conservative bishop stole millions from poor people 234
Slavery and love in Suriname, new film 227
Roman Catholic Church admits ultra-conservative bishop abused little boys 207
USA: ancient Egyptian sarcophagus as corporate boss’ plaything 200
Stop ‘fox penning’ in North Carolina, USA 194
German anti war artist Käthe Kollwitz 193
Awards 174
The Lighthouse Award, thank you, Horty! 165
Frequently asked questions 135
Dutch king’s pricey new car 134
European Union greenwash, cartoon 133
Ukrainian Jews threatened by anti-Semitic violence 130
Pre-Inca archaeological discoveries in Peru 124
Band plays YMCA at Sochi Olympic skating 118
Lioness, wounded by buffalo, saved 118
Bronzino painting restored after prude censorship 118
Georgian prison sexual abuse 113
Japanese forced prostitution women’s stories 104
Bahraini torture princes in Florida Ironman 101
Skunk Anansie singer Skin interviewed 101
Snowy owl’s escape from death 96
Male Mormons exclude women 91
Saudi princesses tortured for protesting regime’s anti-women policy 90
UK: cash for peerages police investigation may bring Blair to court 89
Miniskirt ban in Italy 88
More poison in fish than in snakes or other animals 88
Monsanto’s RoundUp banned in the Netherlands in 2015 86
Fossil snake had legs 86
Narwhal, beluga whale ancestor discovery 85
Arms dealers infect British health service 83
McDonald’s forced labour scandal in the USA 83
Brigitte Bardot’s Islamophobia and anti-Semitism 81
Decline of the Roman empire, gold found in the Netherlands 81
Costa Rican flowers, butterflies and bees 81
Common linnets, spoonbills and terns on Dutch desert island 80
CIA torture island Diego Garcia and the British government 80
British government hates scientific criticism of badger killing 77
Dutch war crimes in Indonesia, photos 75
Poas volcano in Costa Rica 74
Pompeii: ancient Roman brothel restored. Roman plants 72
Zambian lioness Lady Liuwa update 71
Dutch twentieth century landscape painters 71
Ambergris treasure found in dead Texel whale 71
Helen Keller photo rediscovered after 120 years 70
Capitoline she-wolf statue medieval, not from antiquity 70
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