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A decade of blogging

Today is my “blogging birthday” – ten years ago today I wrote my first blog post, and have continued waffling more or less continuously since! In that time, I’ve written a little over 2,000 posts, had a little over 32 million hits and just a squeak over 7.6 million unique page impressions.

Thanks to everyone that reads the stuff I put up on here. Ten years ago, it would have seemed inconceivable that I’d still be blogging in the same place when I was 28 years old and a fully qualified doctor. Similarly the idea that I’ll still be here ten years hence seems a little crazy today. But who knows? If you keep reading, perhaps I’ll keep writing!

This 2,017th post was filed under: Headliner, Site Updates.

Some recently published posts

The Tyne Pedestrian and Cycle Tunnels: eight years on / January 2020, 8 minutes long

What I’ve been reading this month / January 2020, 7 minutes long

Faber Stories / December 2019, 4 minutes long

My favourite books of 2016 / December 2019, 26 minutes long

What I’ve been reading this month / December 2019, 12 minutes long

Some random old posts

A very lucky cookie / May 2005, Less than a minute long

Leader reneges on secret deal / May 2005, Less than a minute long

The frequent fliers who flew too much / October 2012, Less than a minute long

When I correctly predicted the rising of the Sun / February 2012, 1 minute long

Virgin Media vs Sky: Legs need slapping / April 2007, 2 minutes long

Swing Update / April 2005, 1 minute long


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