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!


Blogging cartoon

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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