Posts Tagged ‘ 2009 ’

Now That’s What I Call 2009: My Year in Review

2009 is nearing its curtain call, and I, for one, am glad. It’s had its ups, though, in all honestly, it’s been filled mostly with downs on a personal level.

There’s been funerals and marriages break down, redundancies and postponed weddings to deal with, and I’ve had to cope with the guilt of condemning my first car to the scrapyard.

There’s been some pretty major events on a global level (take a deep breath. . . ): Swine Flu, Jade Goody, Michael Jackson, Barack Obama, Baby P, MP’s ExpensesNick Griffin, Slumdog Millionaire, Transformers 2, Balloon Boy, Patrick Swayze, Stephen Gately, Sir Bobby Robson, Brawn, Jenson Button, Usain Bolt, Susan Boyle, Snow, War, etc. etc.

All of those should spark some kind of memory of 2009 for most of us; good or bad.

Below is my year in review. Let’s hope 2010 is a better one. For me, and for all of us.

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My Top 10 Sites of 2009

Christmas is just another sleep or two away which means that a new year is just around the corner. The end of one year and the beginning of another seems a good time for some sort of reflection. There’s a lot to think about at this time of year and I’m busy planning a few posts of that nature which should make their way onto this over the coming days.

The first, though, is my roundup of my personal Top 10 Sites of 2009. Not necessarily my favourite sites, but, according to my History, my most visited sites over the past 12 months.

Here goes:

  1. Twitter
  2. Google
  3. Yahoo
  4. BudURL
  5. LinkedIn
  6. Facebook
  7. WordPress
  8. Amazon
  9. eConsultancy
  10. JobCentre

Well, I think we can all see some trends there…

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