The blog is one year old today.
I began this blog exactly one year ago, and I’ve had a great time writing it. Thank you for reading, sharing, commenting, and (hopefully) enjoying! Here are some random stats about the first year of this website.
I’ve written about 365 topics – obviously, one a day. The single most viewed post has been the second-fastest animal. The two least viewed posts so far have been first fingerprint and the solid core of the Earth. I guess that Victorian Argentinian detectives aren’t the big drawcard I thought they’d be.
The blog’s total wordcount so far is 93,151 words. For comparison, that’s four thousand words longer than George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four and nearly twice as long as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Although this blog has fewer metaphors and more fart jokes than Gatsby.
When I began, my list of possible future topics had about thirty entries. As of today, it’s up to 276… so I don’t plan on stopping any time soon. I’ll keep digging for the obscure, the illuminating, the contrary, and the remarkable, and I hope that you’ll come along for the ride.
I live in Auckland, New Zealand, and am curious about most things.