Archive for January 22nd, 2011

2010 in review

What with Christmas, family holidays, and other matters, I haven’t had time to post about the statistics I got from WordPress over new year. According to the email they sent:

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.

There followed a lot of nice comments, and statistics. Apparently I made 50 new posts: where did I find the time? They also claim that I had 6,800 visits, which is a lot considering this is really a nerdy model train blog. My thanks to you all for taking the time. Some would argue that the time taken to write fifty new blog entries would be better used building a railway, but the encouragement here has kept me building.

Thanks also to Fairlight works and Michael’s model railways for your links: apparently you sent quite a few people into this little corner of the railway blogging world. I hope those who came here after typing Stuttgart 21, fiddle yard, dg couplings, multicar, fiddleyard, and bw ticket into search engines, found something useful.

So, here’s to 2011. I’ve a few resolutions, mostly to do with finishing things, and I’ll tell you about those when I’ve worked out a realistic timescale, and as  I’ve already, number one is to have a shiny new, and preferably coherent  blog post up every Saturday morning, to give me more motivation when I’m tired and watching another YouTube video seems more attractive than making some models.

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