Versatile Blogger Award, thanks Horty!

Versatile Blogger Award

Horty of It Is What It Is blog has been so generous to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Versatile Blogger Award.

Thank you so much, my dear blogger friend! It is really special to receive this from you.

The rules of this award are:

1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded you.

2. Nominate 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award and include a link to their site (and tell them that you have nominated them).

3. State 7 things about yourself.


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

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 59
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 47
Jamaica FlagJamaica 28
Australia FlagAustralia 26
India FlagIndia 14
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 13
Germany FlagGermany 12
Finland FlagFinland 10
Canada FlagCanada 10
Philippines FlagPhilippines 9
France FlagFrance 9
Russian Federation FlagRussian Federation 9
Greece FlagGreece 5

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

Top Views by Country for 30 days ending 2013-10-20 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 6,216
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 2,731
Jamaica FlagJamaica 898
Canada FlagCanada 818
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 720
Australia FlagAustralia 598
India FlagIndia 499
France FlagFrance 427
Germany FlagGermany 392
Greece FlagGreece 324
Ireland FlagIreland 242
Armenia FlagArmenia 219
Sweden FlagSweden 207
Italy FlagItaly 180
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 176
Philippines FlagPhilippines 171
Indonesia FlagIndonesia 157
Spain FlagSpain 155
Belgium FlagBelgium 143
Saudi Arabia FlagSaudi Arabia 140
Romania FlagRomania 136
Singapore FlagSingapore 135
Bahrain FlagBahrain 131
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 130
Japan FlagJapan 110
United Arab Emirates FlagUnited Arab Emirates 102

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

Title Views
Home page / Archives 39
‘Australian army explosives caused bush fire disaster’ 19
Birds in seventeenth century painting 10
No teargas for Bahraini dictatorship, Korean trade unions say 9
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 8
Lesser Antillean iguana in danger 8
Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve, new film 8
Poetry, music and fair food 7
Qatar workers dying, international trade union delegation visit 6
Dutch troops to Mali war? 5

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

Top Posts for 30 days ending 2013-10-20 (Summarized)

Title Views
Home page / Archives 2,487
Poisonous caterpillars infest Spurn Point in England 534
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 354
About 158
Japanese forced prostitution women’s stories 148
Zambian lioness Lady Liuwa update 137
USA: ancient Egyptian sarcophagus as corporate boss’ plaything 123
Lesser Antillean iguana in danger 113
Thai women’s escape from Bahraini forced prostitution 102
New Dutch wildlife film, trailer 94
11 Prado museum jobs, 19,000 applications 93
Vietnamese napalm girl Kim Phuc speaking for peace in Belgium 81
Most hated animals top 50 80
US women soldiers raped, then persecuted 68
Ghanaian women’s forced prostitution in Bahrain 66
Frequently asked questions 60
Wilders’ supporters’ nazi salutes 59
Botero exhibition: Abu Ghraib torture, men, women, horse, cat, sphinx. And Escher 56
Sunshine Award, thanks Barbara! 56
Amsterdam zoo gets art, stuffed birds 56
Bronzino painting restored after prude censorship 54
Awards 54
Tunisian women’s forced prostitution in Syria 52

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

Referrers for 7 days ending 2013-10-20 (Summarized)

Referrer Views
Search Engines 1,995 Reader 139
WordPress Dashboard 42 40 23 18
Twitter 17 14 14 13 11 10 10 8
Facebook 6 6 5 4 4 4

6. Which search engines referred most to my blog, ever since it moved to WordPress in December 2011?

Referrer Views
Search Engines 139,258
Google Search 82,107
Google Image Search 44,312
Bing 4,803
Yahoo Search 4,360
Yahoo Image Search 611
AOL 398
Google Mobile 396 386 362 265 209 Search 195 166
Yahoo Mobile 97 93 91 Search 74 59

7. Which commenters commented most at my blog recently?

* Based on the 1000 most recent comments.

Dr. Rex 40
Nancy 31
nataliescarberry 30
OyiaBrown 23
Mungai and the Goa Constrictor 19
curi56 13

1. My fifteen nominees are:

1. What’s (in) the picture?

2. Central Oregon Coast NOW

3. transcendingbordersblog

4. nightwithdeer

5. L’amore e forte come la morte

6. envirofrogblog

7. Ian Stewart Black

8. Wuji Seshat Nibada

9. andreakmetova

10. heART in ART

11. Stellar’s Corner

12. Honk If You’re Vegan

13. Plunder for the Planet

14. Petchary’s Blog

15. Björn Rudbergs writings

15 thoughts on “Versatile Blogger Award, thanks Horty!

    • Thanks for the nomination again; and for your kind words now, Horty!

      In principle I accept all awards … except if they would be by someone like a Golden Dawn nazi, who won’t nominate my blog anyway 🙂 ; so, very definitely from you 🙂


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