Tag Archives: Happy New Year

First Footing at New Year

First Footing is still very much alive in modern Britain. A survey shows that nearly a third of people in Britain say that First Footing continues to play a part in their New Year celebrations. The greatest number of followers … Continue reading

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Farewell 2017, hello 2018!

Well this is my final blog post for the year.  It’s been a busy old year with over 116,000 readers at the time of writing so thank-you everyone for giving me reasons to carry on blogging and sharing my questionable … Continue reading

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2015 blog review in facts and figures

Thank-you to everyone who continues to read my blog.  Back in 2012 I received only 6,000 visits albeit in just 6 months.  2013 saw the beginning of an exponential rise to 45,000 visits.  Incredibly 2014 almost doubled this total with … Continue reading

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It’s that time again… 2014 blogging in review

This is now my third end of year report having been on WordPress for almost 2.5 years.  It’s been a long road, getting from there to here. Thank-you to everyone who reads my blog whether regularly or infrequently or those … Continue reading

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My 2013 blog year in review

Well it has been a busy blogging year and I’d just like to thank everyone who spares me a minute of their time to see what I am up to. It’s been a pretty horrid year away from blogging with … Continue reading

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