Post-Carbon-Tax Stats Special

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Blog stats

Sitemeter shows that the “Floating Life” blogs – all except English/ESL – are down in visits but really, given June is a 30 day month, doing well on page views.

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This blog, as I noted in The 9,000th read in June 2012!, has cruised this past month. The daily average, according to WordPress, was 305 reads compared with 148 in May and the 2011 annual of 136. So that’s a new record: 9,164 views in June.

The photo blog was much more modest: 1,203 views in June averaging 40 a day – the same average as May. The most viewed posts there in June were:

  1. Home page / Archives 510 views
  2. Paddy’s Market to Ultimo 2 – the markets 14
  3. Shellharbour 2 – Beverley Whitfield Pool 14
  4. Old court house, Wollongong — 2 13
  5. Yesterday: West Wollongong from noon to 3pm–what a change! 13
  6. Tranquility–June theme day 13
  7. This weather can have its own magic — 2 12
  8. Autumn beauty in an Aldi car park 12
  9. School’s St Vincent de Paul fund raiser in Wollongong Mall yesterday 11
  10. The amazing Surry Hills Library 1 11
  11. St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Wollongong — 3 11

Paddy’s Market to Ultimo 2 – the markets

Here the top posts in June were:

  1. Home page / Archives 6,283
  2. Being Australian 16: inclusive multiculturalism Aussie style 9 – my tribes 123
  3. Nostalgia and the globalising world — from Thomas Hardy to 2010 91
  4. The Rainbow Warrior 74
  5. A very personal Australia Day 26 January – my family 68
  6. This may well be the best Australian history book I have EVER read! 64
  7. The Shire, The Shire! Again… And there’s more! 59
  8. About 56
  9. Being Australian 11: inclusive multiculturalism Aussie style 4 55
  10. 2012 Australia’s Got Talent last night 47
  11. Australia not earthquake free 47
  12. Mail me 47
  13. Sunday lunch in Daceyville 46
  14. Niggling example of political short-sightedness: Maldon-Dombarton rail link 41
  15. Aboriginal History and some recent art 40
  16. Jack Vidgen–Australia’s Got Talent last night 33
  17. Lacklustre “Australia’s Got Talent” last night–until… 32
  18. Julia on #QandA last night 26
  19. On reviewing this blog–and browsers 26
  20. Talent, talent, talent 26

The best ever here are:

  1. Home page / Archives 39,396 views so far.
  2. Being Australian 16: inclusive multiculturalism Aussie style 9 – my tribes 2,833
  3. Nostalgia and the globalising world — from Thomas Hardy to 2010 2,444
  4. A very personal Australia Day 26 January – my family 2,296
  5. Jack Vidgen–Australia’s Got Talent last night 1,790
  6. Australia’s Got Talent 2011 Grand Final 1,624
  7. Thanks, Tilly and Kate! 1,530
  8. The Rainbow Warrior 1,222
  9. About 927
  10. Has school bullying increased? 924

English/ESL had 8,007 views in June compared with 9,612 in May. Do note this is a blog that is no longer serviced, except minimally. Here are the best ever posts and pages there — 639,747 views since December 2006:

  1. Home page / Archives 92,881 views since December 2006
  2. How should I write up a Science experiment? 87,094
  3. Essay writing: Module C “Conflicting Perspectives” – the introduction 41,940
  4. A student’s “Belonging Essay” workshopped 35,653
  5. Physical journeys and Peter Skrzynecki’s poems 28,592
  6. Studying the Gothic, or Emily Bronte? 23,958
  7. Mary Shelley, “Frankenstein” — and “Blade Runner” 23,387
  8. What tense should I use when I write about literature? 22,251
  9. The "Belonging" Essay 20,488
  10. Belonging pages: HSC 2009-2012 14,924
  11. Is “majority” singular or plural? 14,079
  12. Workshop 02 — NSW HSC: Area Study: Imaginative Journeys 12,598
  13. Scaffolding 9,881
  14. How can I write faster in exams? 9,622