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.

We think you did great!

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 65 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 176 posts. There were 339 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 1gb. That’s about 7 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 28th with 301 views. The most popular post that day was The Watercolor Flower Painter’s A to Z by Adelene Fletcher .

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were thelilacgarden.co.uk, en.wordpress.com, fcembranelli.blogspot.com, thelilacgardendecoupagesite.co.uk, and neeluswatercolors.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ixora plant, watercolor techniques, adelene fletcher, watercolor flowers, and susan bourdet.

Attractions in 2010

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


The Watercolor Flower Painter’s A to Z by Adelene Fletcher November 2008


Watercolor techniques – wet in wet washes and dry brush November 2008


Bouquet of Lilacs February 2009


Color chart (Schminke and Lukas) and some thoughts…… January 2009


‘Capturing the magic of light in watercolor’ by Susan D. Bourdet November 2008

Some of your most popular posts were written before 2010. Your writing has staying power!

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