Week ending Saturday 1 November 2008

25 Oct

You will see I have given Ninglun’s Specials a space of its own, except for noting new entries just below, so here I will be dealing with the other Floating Life blogs and English/ESL over the past week.

New entries on my other blogs

And notes about any events here — updated as they happen.

The week that was

The highlight was the arrival yesterday of Visitor #275,000 by Sitemeter count – from 7 July 2001 over a number of addresses.

By Sitemeter count there were 3,040 visits to the Floating Life blogs in the seven day period from last Saturday to Friday midnight, and 2,422 to English/ESL.

Poet Adam Aitken visited and commented on Australian poem 2008 series #21: Adam Aitken.

Do go to the Poll page to have your say on what you like most on these blogs – and to do the other polls too if you want to. They are all still open.

Top individual page views in the past week according to WordPress have been:

Floating Life

  1. Australian poem: 2008 series #9 — 132 views in the past seven days
  2. Sarah Palin — Blogs, Pictures, and 72
  3. SBS "First Australians" Episod 68
  4. Australian poem 2008 series #10: Peter S 65
  5. The Great Surry Hills Book Clearance of 64
  6. Dispatches from another America 48
  7. "First Australians" on SBS — "must watc 38
  8. Maxthon Browser – Full-Featured Browser 22
  9. Delia Malchert – Migraine Aura – Scintil 19
  10. Excitement in Surry Hills 16
  11. Why I blog — Andrew Sullivan 16


  1. Studying the Gothic, or Emily Bronte? 307
  2. How should I write up a Science experime 270
  3. Physical journeys and Peter Skrzynecki’s 185
  4. What tense should I use when I write abo 51
  5. Studying comic strips? Really! 40
  6. Legitimate concerns about writing rubric 34
  7. How can I improve my essay grades, espec 33
  8. In the Wild: Brave New World and Blade R 31
  9. The mysteries and injustices (?) of the 30
  10. Physical journeys and Peter Skrzynecki’s (updated) 30

The Apr 06 to Nov 07 archive

  1. Friday Australian poem #17: Bruce Dawe, 123
  2. Assimilation, Integration, Multicultural 63
  3. Two Australian poems of World War II 39
  4. Friday Australian poem #3: A D Hope, 34
  5. John Howard: bullying expert extraordina 33
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