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:

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,700 times in 2010. That’s about 6 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 9 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 120 posts. There were 21 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 5mb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was January 6th with 79 views. The most popular post that day was Zimbawean Author Gets Joint Book Deal .

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, digg.com, academicblogs.org, vasigauke.blogspot.com, and 123people.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for zimbabwean literature, dambudzo marechera poems, adichie the thing around your neck, famous african literature, and moments in literature.

Attractions in 2010

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


Zimbawean Author Gets Joint Book Deal August 2008


Famous Characters in African Literature September 2008


Adichie’s The Thing Around Your Neck: A Brief Review March 2009


Digital Libraries Devaluing Literature? March 2008
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Hard Times Have Freed Zimbabwean Literature February 2009
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