Monthly Archives: January 2011

Eggs in a Window

A shop window displaying table lamps made from carved ostrich shells

Misty Morning Tree

A solitary tree beside a fence, seen through morning mist

Old and New

Wheel of Excellence, Bokaap, Signal Hill and Lion's Head

Under the Wheel

The Wheel of Excellence ferris wheel

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meterâ„¢ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 22,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 5 fully loaded ships.


In 2010, there were 33 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 548 posts. There were 12 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 582kb. That’s about a picture per month.

The busiest day of the year was January 6th with 322 views. The most popular post that day was Swimwear, Africa Style.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for gallstone, green point stadium, african women, african beaches, and south african women.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Swimwear, Africa Style December 2007


Abscess April 2008


New Green Point Stadium May 2007


Surf Phosphorescence in False Bay March 2007


Romancing The Stone January 2008