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Deerness Valley Memories

2011 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Deerness Valley Memories’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 17,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2011, there were 125 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 446 posts. There were 37 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 3 MB. That's about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was January 26th with 195 views. The most popular post that day was Harwood photos of Ushaw Moor Colliery.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ushaw moor memories, ushaw moor, durham miners gala 2011, ushaw college, and the history of stagshaw bank colliery.

Where did they come from?

Most visitors came from United Kingdom. The United States & Spain were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2011 was Victoria Court around 1950

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Brian m c 46 comments
  • 2 Peter Clarke 32 comments
  • 3 Denise Pearson 22 comments
  • 4 peter howarth 8 comments
  • 5 graham 4 comments

Attractions in 2011

These are the posts that got the most views on Deerness Valley Memories in 2011.

See you in 2012

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!


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