The Jericho Community Boatyard

This initiative has just come to my attention and I think it needs sharing more widely. These are impressive plans well worth supporting.


The Jericho community are trying to buy back their boatyard on the Oxford canal from HSBC. Come on HSBC …do the right thing!

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2010 in review

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 Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,800 times in 2010. That’s about 7 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 79 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 102 posts. There were 700 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 258mb. That’s about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was December 27th with 129 views. The most popular post that day was Christmas Day Adventures.

Where did they come from?

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

Some visitors came searching, mostly for nb wrens-nest, nb wrens nest, nb, nb wrensnest, and reliant ant.

Attractions in 2010

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


Christmas Day Adventures December 2010


About Us May 2010


Contact Us May 2010


Skiathos June 2010


Hurrah for Dusty! December 2010