Apologies to my subscribers. It would appear even after 100 blog posts one can still make mistakes and I realised, too late, that several of the links in this new post email notification didn’t work or opened up a new page asking you to enter a username and password. I’m sorry for this error on my part but I have fixed it now so you can read any of the Top 5 List posts that I mention below with a simple click. Enjoy.
Many thanks, Rory
This is my 100th blog post and I suddenly felt under pressure to make it memorable and special to celebrate the milestone. Or is the milestone of 100 enough and should I just continue on as I have been? This last weekend we went to Shanghai for the Chinese F1 Grand Prix and while I’m working on a post with a full account of that experience I thought I’d share what I believe is the magic of Shanghai; the lights at night.
We emerged from the Metro station on a clear night to catch the full moon rising into the night sky behind the Shanghai World Financial Centre (SWFC), the tallest building in Shanghai, beautifully lit with a blue trim and shadowing the Jin Mao Tower in front to produce this amazing scene.
After a sushi dinner and a coffee at Starbucks, luxuries we don’t have in Xiaoshan, we went for a walk on along the river where you can look across to The Bund. The buildings are all lit up at night making for a beautiful skyline with traditional buildings in amongst modern skyscrapers not to mention the endless stream of boats on the river with neon lights from aft to stern. It’s breathtaking and here is a panorama to give you a fuller sense of just what it’s like.
NB: Click the image to enlarge
While I work on my next post all about the F1 Grand Prix I thought you might like to check out some of my other blog posts that you may have missed over the last 18 months.
The top 5 posts based on number of views:
The numbers above can be skewed by google searches with people wanting to find out info on my camera of choice so here is a list of the posts which prompted the most comments.
The top 5 posts based on number of comments:
The above were also skewed somewhat by being featured on the WordPress homepage as a result of their Freshly Pressed program that features blogs that they think others will be interested in so there was some overlap. So my final list is some of my favourite posts that I enjoyed writing.
The top 5 posts based on my own personal opinion (in no particular order):
So, thank you and I hope you’ve enjoyed reading my blog over the last year and a half. Don’t forget to comment if you have something to say or share a post with your friends.