Top ten posts of 2016 – first batch

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There are over five thousand posts on this site. According to the stats, these are the most viewed posts of the year:

Taking the slow road north

It was springtime, just, though the calendar still said otherwise. I had time to play as I drove up to Derbyshire and Yorkshire…

Silbury Hill, AveburyAvebury SE weekend 484

For almost five thousand years, this incredible, man-made, conical ‘pyramid’ has hidden beneath Avebury’s horizon. It is a favourite place and one at which we always stop when we pass that way…

Independent Motion

This is my son’s story..and an appeal to help him raise the funds towards the Mountain Trike, a fabulous off-road wheelchair that opens up so much more of the world to people with disabilities. The campaign, by the way, is still running…

 P1280883In the bluebell wood

There is nothing quite like an English bluebell wood. It is a truly magical experience; absolute beauty and a heavenly perfume. For my American friend, this visit was a first…

 zoo whipsnade nick home kite 128There’s always one

A camera-laden visit to Whipsnade Wildlife Park produced a series of posts, focussing mainly on the plight of the many endangered species that the park helps to preserve. This post, however, was a short poem inspired by the penguins…

The next five top posts of 2016 will be published tomorrow



About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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2 Responses to Top ten posts of 2016 – first batch

  1. And, I have read all of them 🙂 I don’t comment on everything, but I try to at least give it a good look to see if I want to read more. Then, if I don’t have time to read it all right now, I put it in the TBD folder. You are the only blogger I know other than me who has that many posts. I’ve got just under 5400 and when I want to backup the site, I have to get the WordPress engineers to help because the automatic tools won’t work on such a huge set of files. I do a backup every January. Otherwise, I cross my fingers and hope nothing horrible happens. I would be very upset should that happen!


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