February blog stats

February was quiet on this blog: 1,244 views compared with 1,739 in January – but 1,093 last February. The most visited posts in the last 30 days – so Feb + the last couple of days – have been:

  1. Home page / Archives 653 views since 31 January 2015
  2. Neil’s personal decades: 22 – Whitfields 1915 19
  3. Outnumbered, Merlin, and other recently seen TV 18
  4. Neil’s personal decades: 25 – more on WW1 soldier Norman Whitfield 18
  5. Australia Day 2015 – and Tony Abbott’s serious mental problem 15
  6. Seized by teen terrorists in the age of Whitlam! 14
  7. Anzac Girls last night on ABC 12
  8. Tangible link to the convict ship “Isabella” and the immigrant ship “Thames” 12
  9. The old Mount Keira Inn 11
  10. Expect the unexpected! Stunning victories/defeats! 11
  11. Welcome to McCarthyism 21st century Oz-style 11
  12. Neil’s personal decades: 18 – 1890s – T D Whitfield 10
  13. Neil’s personal decades: 16 – 1880s and 90s – Whitfields again 9
  14. About 9
  15. Tone’s day after… And a movie/play… 9

Sitemeter shows the whole set including archived blogs went up in February: 4,018 page views from 3,257 visitors, compared with 3,789/2,917 in January. There was quite an increase coming from Floating Life 4/06 ~ 1/07, pretty much poetry-driven it seems:

  1. Les Murray and The Widower (2005) 175 views since 31 January 2015
  2. Friday Australian poem #12: David Campbell “Men in Green” 118
  3. Two Australian poems of World War II 98
  4. Friday Australian poem #3: A D Hope, “The Death of a Bird” 97
  5. Friday Australian poem #15: Les Murray, “An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow” 81
  6. Friday Australian poem # 6: Mary Gilmore, “Nationality” and “Old Botany Bay” 77

The Floating Life archive was also up:

  1. Home page / Archives 360
  2. Australian poem: 2008 series #8 — Indigenous poetry 62
  3. Australian poem 2008 series #17: “Australia” — A D Hope 29
  4. Cronulla 05 27
  5. SBS “First Australians” Episode 3: Coranderrk Aboriginal Station 23

The ocean pool, Shellharbour. Most viewed photo blog post in February.

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