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Young and old

Lord Norton

Lords of the Blog is now one year old.  Today marks the start of our second year.  However, we are a mere stripling compared with the Official Report (Hansard).  It is celebrating its 100th birthday as an official publication.   Some form of report of parliamentary debates was published from 1803 onwards, but they were not…

Onwards, ever onwards

Lord Norton

Next week will mark the first birthday of Lords of the Blog.   Yesterday, we also reached another milestone: we passed the figure of 150,000 visitors since we started blogging.  They are not unique visitors and the figure is modest relative to the sites that attract high traffic, such as Iain Dale and Guido Fawkes.  However,…

Comments welcome

Lord Norton

I had a meeting earlier this evening with fellow bloggers to discuss how to the build on the success of Lords of the Blog.  We have been impressed by the interest the blog has attracted and by the quality of the comments made by readers.  We considered a number of ideas for adding to the appeal of…

Blogging ahead

Lord Norton

Merry Christmas.   I know it is a time for rest, but for me the Christmas vacation is a time for catching up on work.  It is also an occasion when I have more time to think about topics I wish to write about on the blog.  The result is that you may see several posts from me…

A milestone

Lord Norton

A milestone for the blog.  As of this evening, we have had 60,000 views since we went live.  We appear to have built up a regular readership as well as some who visit once or occasionally, sometimes referred by other sites.   On a normal weekday, we appear to get anywhere between 200 and 500 visitors,…