Liebster Award, thanks Isolated_girl!

Liebster Award

Shortly after this nomination for the Liebster Award, Isolated_girl was so kind to nominate my blog for that award again.

Thank you so much for that, my dear blogging friend!

The rules of the Liebster Award (slightly different from my previous Liebster Award nomination) are:

Liebster Award rules

Isolated_girl’s 11 questions, and my answers to them, are:

1. Who are you and where do you belong to?

I am a blogger since 2005, and belong on WordPress since 2011, when previous blogging sites closed down.

2. Who is your idol and why?

I am not into idol worship. However, I really admire Honduran environmentalist and human rights activist Berta CΓ‘ceres, murdered recently.

3. Which is your favorite book and why?

The price of my soul, by Bernadette Devlin. Because it is about standing up to injustice.

4. What is beauty? And what makes you beautiful?

Eg, these birds. Loving animals like these makes me beautiful.

5. Are you single, in a relationship or married? In a relationship.

[6. was omitted in the original, so I am asking this question to myself: Why do you blog?]

See here.

7. What is the best thing about you? And the worst one?

Best is my love for wildlife. Worst is (sometimes) laziness.

8. What do you write and why?

I write on various subjects on my blog. If there is no news on one subject, there will always be news on another subject.

9. Is your life difficult or is it easy?

Compared to many other people, it is easy.

10. Who or what is God?

Millions of people have tried to answer that question for thousands of years in their different ways. So far, there is no answer which convinces everybody else.

11. Whom do you love, the most in the world?

That person knows whom I mean πŸ™‚

11 random facts about me:

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

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 127
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 30
Romania FlagRomania 8
Australia FlagAustralia 7
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 7
France FlagFrance 6
Denmark FlagDenmark 6
Belgium FlagBelgium 5
Nepal FlagNepal 3
India FlagIndia 3
Italy FlagItaly 2
Ukraine FlagUkraine 2
Canada FlagCanada 2

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

Top Views by Country for 30 days ending 2016-04-08 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 9,036
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 1,576
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 853
Canada FlagCanada 452
Germany FlagGermany 336
Romania FlagRomania 300
Australia FlagAustralia 299
Jamaica FlagJamaica 283
France FlagFrance 278
India FlagIndia 181
Italy FlagItaly 132
Denmark FlagDenmark 127
Spain FlagSpain 118
Ireland FlagIreland 96
Russia FlagRussia 92
Switzerland FlagSwitzerland 86
Norway FlagNorway 81
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 77
Belgium FlagBelgium 75
Philippines FlagPhilippines 64
Portugal FlagPortugal 61
Bahamas FlagBahamas 59
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 53
Nepal FlagNepal 53
Sweden FlagSweden 52
Bahrain FlagBahrain 52

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

Title Views
Iraq war giving children cancer 9
Mistle thrush in Cornwall, video 8
Wood pigeon video 8
Panama Papers scandal, also nazi art robbery scandal? 8
Home page / Archives 7
Dutch Kinderdijk, windmills and nature 7
Panama Papers scandal and the USA 6
British Prime Minister Cameron lied about his offshore money 6
Ex-Abu Ghraib torture prison interrogator speaks 5
Birds at Cornwall forest phone box, video 5

4. Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits to my blog this month?

Top Posts for 30 days ending 2016-04-08 (Summarized)

Title Views
Home page / Archives 905
Birdie Sanders, new sticker from the USA 814
Dutch government warned Blair on Iraq war 800
NATO’s Apartheid toilets in Afghanistan 387
Rubens, Rembrandt, differences in what they painted 179
Fundamentalist church leader arrested for financial fraud 143
Songbird lands at Bernie Sanders meeting 97
Hieronymus Bosch exhibition tickets sold out 96
Most hated animals top 50 95
United States Republican Donald Trump, how he sees the world 82
Versatile Blogger Award, thanks Paul! 72
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 67
Hieronymus Bosch, new film on ancient painter 65
Greek art exhibition in Chicago, USA 62
Ban all Muslims from the USA, Donald Trump says 58
About 57

5. Which referrers referred most to my blog so far today?

Referrer Views
Search Engines 153 Reader 28 8
Twitter 2 1 1
Facebook 1 1 1

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

Referrers for 90 days ending 2016-04-08 (Summarized)

Referrer Views
Search Engines 24,741 Reader 1,934
Facebook 814 350
Twitter 300 179 122
WordPress Dashboard 94
Hacker News 65 51 40 36 31 29 26

7. Which search engine terms brought most visits to my blog this year?

Search Terms for 365 days ending 2016-04-08 (Summarized)

Search Views
sandra bland update 56
who was the first indian to become member of british parliament 23
hsbc nigeria 22
first indian to become member of british parliament 21
sandra killed by police 20
egyptian sarcophagus 20
helen keller 17
smallest chameleons fastest 16
poisonous caterpillars 14
ruach ministries scandal 13
octopus dna research 10
rubens and rembrandt 10
most hated animals 10

8. Which URLs were clicked upon most on my blog this year?

Clicks for 365 days ending 2016-04-08 (Summarized)

URL Clicks 959 Media 455 112 99 72 68 58 50 45 43 38

9. Which tags and categories attracted most visits to my blog recently?

Topic Views
Peace and war 981
Iraq 846
Rupert Murdoch 808
Tony Blair 801
Birds 677
Politics 576
Economic, social, trade union, etc. 570
Environment 407
Democratic party 396

10. Which search engines brought most visits to my blog so far today?

Search Engines 153
Google Search 142
Bing 3
Google Image Search 3
Yahoo Search 2 1 1
Yandex 1

11. Which search engines brought most visits to my blog this year?

Referrers for 365 days ending 2016-04-08 (Summarized)

Search Engines 91,435
Google Search 80,578
Google Image Search 4,239
Bing 3,315
Yahoo Search 1,471 571 533
AOL 150 125
Yandex 93
Google Mobile 82 48 48
Baidu 30

My eleven new questions for my nominees are:

1. Where do most visits to your blog come from?

2. What is your favourite sport?

3. What has been a special moment for you so far in 2016?

4. What is your favourite quote?

5. What was your favourite class when still at school?

6. Anything you had wished to have learned earlier?

7. What musical instrument have you tried to play?

8. Which film did you see, but wish in retrospect you had not bothered to see?

9. Which book haven’t you read yet, but would like to read?

10. If you would be invited to make a space journey, then to which solar system planet would you like to go?

11. To which country where you have not been yet would you like to go?

My 11 nominees are:

1. Green Dragon’s Cave, Author and Artist

2. windygirlsite

3. Dragonscale clippings

4. Inquisitive

5. Teacup Talk

6. Pal-Fitness Personal

7. It Is What It Is

8. Erika Kind

9. unbolt

10. The Militant Negroβ„’

11. Voices and Visions

18 thoughts on “Liebster Award, thanks Isolated_girl!

  1. Congratulations to the award and thank you so much for the nomination! As I always do, I will reblog due to a lack of time. I will also add your blog to my award page. I hope this is ok for you!


  2. Pingback: Weekly Review | Erika Kind

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