When you first sit down to write a blog you hope people are going to want to read it – unless you plan it as a private journal where you can unburden yourself or have a rant at the world (OK so occasionally I have a rant too).
So it’s great for me that so many people have read my blog posts and some of them have even posted comments – usually in a friendly way although occasionally mischievously.
So which posts had most readers in 2010? In reverse order:
10th most read: Living Together Apart (LTA) on the increase
This was a follow-on from my first ever posting and obviously reflected current trends among couples of all ages
9th most read: Daydream believer
This was an early post which originated in contributions I made to the Daily Mirror and Eve magazine. Perhaps we are all romantics at heart and want to believe in the power of dreams but it was also expanded into a guest business blog for my friends at Smoking Gun PR
8th most read: I’m stressed – gaze into my eyes
Well we all prefer a pretty face don’t we but it turns out that swearing also helps us withstand pain better!
7th most read: What sex is your job?
And still on pretty faces it seems you can sometimes be too attractive for your own good.
6th most read: Shoot yourself in the foot – join Facebook
As an avowed non-Facebook person it was pleasing to see that people did want to understand the down-sides of entrusting your personal life to it.
5th most read: Pigeons smarter than people??
Surprisingly popular perhaps but maybe it explains why some people still feed these flying vermin, especially outside high street bakers’ shops.
4th most read: What makes you happy?
And on a more positive note .. don’t we all want to be happy?
3rd most read: So many “friends” yet still lonely
My first post about the perils of Facebook – and yes I admit it was a bit of a rant!
2nd most read: 101 reasons why you can’t live together
The very first thing I ever posted and it obviously struck a chord (and thanks to everyone who contributed both willingly and unknowingly!)
But by an overwhelming number of views – 3 times the second most read – the clear favourite and most read post:
This was another early post and originated with a contribution I made to an article in the Daily Express but has continued to appear in my top posts section.
So thank you everyone and all the very best for 2011 when I will do my best to bring you more interesting posts.