Versatile Blogger Award, thank you TheGirl!

Versatile Blogger Award

Many thanks to The Girl of the really interesting literary blog The ReporterandTheGirl for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award!

Rules of the Versatile Blogger Award:

1. Display the award logo on your blog.
2. Thank and Link back to the person who nominated you.
3. State 7 things about yourself.
4. Nominate 15 bloggers for this award.
5. Notify those bloggers of the nomination by linking to one of their specific posts so that they get notified by ping back.

Seven things about me:

1. Not so long ago, I activated the Rating feature on my blog.

2. Top rated posts on my blog so far are:

3. My top rated pages so far are:

4. Here are the WordPress figures on sharing of my blog posts so far. Thanks everyone!

Just a note: WordPress doesn’t count shares from smart buttons, just the standard share links.

Top Sharing Services

These services have been used most often to share your posts on your site

Name Shares
Twitter 1350
Facebook 395
Press This 101
Tumblr 21
Pinterest 6
Email 3
StumbleUpon 1
LinkedIn 1

5. These posts on my blog got the most shares

Title Shares
Günter Grass poem on Greece and austerity, English translation 21
Dutch war crimes in Indonesia, photos 14
Kemp’s ridley turtle saved in the USA 10
Noam Chomsky on Obama, Romney 10
Saving Canadian turtles’ lives 8
Donald Trump’s sons butcher African elephants (?) 7
Somali police rape woman, then jail her 6
Jaguar and ocelot in Arizona, USA 6
Python skin trade, crime and fashion 6
British Thatcher aide accused of child abuse 6
The world economy in 2013 5
Year of the beech marten and fire salamander 5
450-million-years-old equator discovery 5
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 5
Paralympians join action against Atos corporation 5
HSBC bankers helped drug gangsters, al-Qaida 5
Boy raped by priest, then castrated 5
Kenyan boy saves lion, cattle lives 4
‘Extinct’ Australian echidna still living? 4
211 Paraguayan parrots rescued 4
British hares declining 4
‘Give criminal bankers’ money to homeless people’ 4
New lizard species discovery in Australia 4
New elephant, rhinoceros discoveries 4
Sperm whale, humpback beaching update 4
Bulgarian graffiti helps birds 4

6. Akismet has protected my blog from 65,565 spam comments so far.

7. This morning, the song thrush sang again opposite my window.

My nominees for the Versatile Blogger Award (sixteen, one more than fifteen 🙂 ):

1. Salman Khan

2. Everything under the sun and more

3. auburnskull


5. I sense, therefore I reflect

6. Ashley Jillian

7. Spread Information

8. Bell Night

9. Uncensored Stories

10. craftedincarhartt

11. gwenniesgarden

12. Filippa Levemark’s Blog

13. poet4justicedotwordpressdotcom

14. Inspired Vision

15. just after words

16. Fun girls live better!

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