Liebster Award, thanks so much Emilia!


Liebster Award

My dear blogging friend Emilia of the blog BookBug’s World… has been so kind to nominate my blog for the Liebster Award.

Thanks so much, Emilia, and best wishes for you and your blog!

Here are the rules of this award:

Thank the person who nominated you and link to their blog!
Give your readers 11 random facts about yourself.
Answer the 11 questions from the blogger who nominated you.
Nominate 11 bloggers to receive this award.
Come up with 11 questions for your nominees!

11 facts about me are:

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

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 69
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 5
Australia FlagAustralia 5
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 4
China FlagChina 4
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 4
Canada FlagCanada 4
France FlagFrance 2
Malaysia FlagMalaysia 2
Japan FlagJapan 2
South Korea FlagSouth Korea 2
Philippines FlagPhilippines 1
Hungary FlagHungary 1

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

Top Views by Country for 30 days ending 2015-05-28 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 6,710
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 1,761
Jamaica FlagJamaica 701
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 544
Canada FlagCanada 375
Australia FlagAustralia 339
Germany FlagGermany 283
France FlagFrance 272
India FlagIndia 174
Romania FlagRomania 157
Belgium FlagBelgium 126
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 114
Norway FlagNorway 113

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

Title Views
Home page / Archives 7
Most hated animals top 50 3
Edward Snowden ‘is a hero’, Apple founder says 3
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 3
Very Inspiring Blogger Award, thank you Vijay! 2
Will innocent Guantanamo prisoner be free at last? 2
Abused Peruvian ex-circus bear’s rehabilitation 2
Obama lizard became extinct with dinosaurs 2
PJ Harvey song about Guantanamo prisoner 2
Spanish republicans organize referendum on monarchy 2

4. Which blog posts and pages attracted most visits yesterday?

Title Views
Home page / Archives 28
‘British politician abused children’ 21
Stop wasting food, petition in Britain 19
Buddhist clerical sexual abuse in the Netherlands 12
NSA spying and Germany 6
Helen Keller photo rediscovered after 120 years 6
Poisonous caterpillars infest Spurn Point in England 6
Rubens, Rembrandt, differences in what they painted 6
Most hated animals top 50 6
New ‘apeman’ species discovery in Ethiopia 6

5. Which blog posts and pages attracted most visits to my blog this month?

2015-04-28 to Today

6. Which search terms brought most visits to my blog this month?

Search Terms for 30 days ending 2015-05-28 (Summarized)

Search Views
helen keller 8
nigel farage wife 6
poisonous caterpillars 5
egyptian sarcophagus 5
the oldest tortoise in kenya 4
sexism in yemen 4
will the whales be migratingoff of camano island?? 2015 4
jim murphy and blairism 4
ruach ministries scandal 4
slave market jakarta 3
crow gives little girl gifts 3

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

All Time

Search Views
iguana 433
watergate scandal 386
prostitution in bahrain 366
egyptian sarcophagus 324
poisonous caterpillars 303
atsinganosaurus velauciensis 257
napalm girl 249
iraq war 208
long tailed tit 200
cercopithecus lomamiensis 189

8. On which links did visitors to my blog click most this year?

Clicks for 365 days ending 2015-05-28 (Summarized)

URL Clicks
en.wikipedia.org 1,137
WordPress.com Media 412
rspb.org.uk 93
nos.nl 85
morningstaronline.co.uk 78
theguardian.com 70
snopes.com 67
independent.co.uk 63
wsws.org 63
allytimberwolfblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/26/butterfly/ 62

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

2015-05-21 to Today

10. Which referrers referred most to my blog ever since it moved to WordPress in December 2011?

All Time

Referrer Views
Search Engines 301,485
WordPress.com Reader 13,754
Facebook 6,828
WordPress Dashboard 5,352
Twitter 3,628
mail.yahoo.com 3,046
topix.com 1,761
en.gravatar.com/petrel41 1,279

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

All Time

Referrer Views
Search Engines 301,486
Google Search 215,583
Google Image Search 56,272
Bing 13,948
Yahoo Search 8,208
AOL 1,293
Google Mobile 838
Ask.com 818
Yahoo Image Search 699
duckduckgo.com 550

My answers to Emilia’s questions are:

1. Mountains or sea? One can find beauty in both.
2. Walk or bike? Walk.
3. Sweet or salty? Salty.
4. Hot&humid or warm&breezy? Warm & breezy.
5. Beer or wine? Pineapple juice.
6. Airplane or car? Bus.
7. City or farm? City.
8. Ice cream or sherbet? Ice cream.
9. Mystery or Romance? Both.
10. Sunbathing or hiking? Hiking.
11. Hardcover or paperback? Depends on the contents.

My eleven questions are:

1. Which country have you never visited yet, but would you like to?

2. Who is your favourite musician?

3. Which politician, anywhere in the world, should resign?

4. Who is your favourite sports person?

5. Who is your favourite author?

6. Who is your favourite visual artist?

7. Which is your favourite quote?

8. Which is your favourite food?

9. Which is your favourite blog?

10. Which is your favourite news site?

11. Where would you blog if your present blog host would stop?

My eleven nominees are:

1. ON VA TOUS MOURIR

2. The Hairy Housewife

3. CIGUDEG pleis bilong tu mi

4. Be Like a Lady

5. Chista Note

6. This Labyrinth I Roam

7. tsuyopinn blog

8. mysuccessisyoursuccess

9. Cindy Knoke

10. Kaligrafi Nusantara

11. Talains Photography Blog

15 thoughts on “Liebster Award, thanks so much Emilia!

  1. Hello Dear Kitty !
    Thank you so much for the nomination, I’m flattered you thought of my blog !
    I already did the Liesbter Award in french but I love your questions so I’m gonna do it again 🙂
    I’m gonna have an hard time nominating 11 engligh speaking bloggers though, cause I do not know many of them !
    See you soon, and thanks again,
    Nelly Kitty

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    • Hi Nelly Kitty,

      Thanks so much for your reply! Your award is well deserved 🙂

      You don’t have to hurry, as the award is for helping bloggers, not for hurrying them 🙂

      The nominees don’t have to blog in English.

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  2. So wonderful to hear from you, on top of this very kind thoughtfulness! Thank you Kitty and congratulations on your enduring and most successful blog! You deserve this success my friend~

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