2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 34,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there were 24 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 44 posts. There were 87 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 86mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was June 10th with 233 views. The most popular post that day was What’s new?.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were shakespeareoxfordsociety.wordpress.com, shakespeareadventure.com, oberonshakespearestudygroup.blogspot.com, mail.live.com, and mail.yahoo.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for politicworm, politic worm, signatures, shakespeare genius, and stephanie hopkins hughes.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


What’s new? May 2009


Did Oxford help design Burbage’s Theatre? November 2009


Bishopsgate: history and map September 2009


Shakespeare the genius May 2009
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William Cecil, Ld Burghley November 2009

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