Archive for January, 2011

Getting closer…

Posted: January 29, 2011 in News

Last week I heard that I’d come fourth (Highly Commended) in the latest Flash500 competition with One Man’s Meat, which you can read here. It’s just a bit of fun. The judge said it was ‘wonderfully droll’, so that’s nice. Another story was also shortlisted but I’m keeping it for another competition for the moment.

Also this week my story Decorated Hands is published in the free writer’s magazine Words with Jam.

2010 in review

Posted: January 22, 2011 in News

The stats helper monkeys at 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 This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,100 times in 2010. That’s about 5 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 102 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 3 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 2mb.

The busiest day of the year was July 6th with 65 views. The most popular post that day was Pillow Talk.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and