2013 in review! Cheers…


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 46,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 17 sold-out performances for that many […]

Crossed the 100.000 Page View Mark!


According to the flag counter on Ralphie’s Portal, we have just crossed the 100.000 mark for page views. Why this does not correspond with our official site statistics from WordPress I do not know, but what the hey… I am happy as a pig who is wallowing in his own droppings! But definitely less smelly. […]

Dutch Poets Invade WordPress!


Two Dutch poet friends of mine have started a WordPress blog. If you speak Dutch and like poetry, check them out: http://www.reepken.wordpress.com http://www.adelaarwillem.wordpress.com Apparently a Dutch platform called weblog.nl is calling it quits and most of the users from there will be coming here. Prepare yourselves! Here are some more: http://pastuiven.wordpress.com/ http://jeaninehoedemakers.wordpress.com/

Starting The Hug-Chain!


I’m thinking to myself: here goes nothing again(probably, but what the hey. If you don’t try, you’ll never succeed. I am hereby sending a cyber-hug to three people on WordPress and I would ask them to each pass on three hugs to other people they know(not necessarily on WordPress). They in turn to pass on three hugs […]

Wordads is “on” for Ralphie´s Portal!


Ladies and gentlemen, dear readers, This site has been running for a year now and I have and am still enjoying it immensely. I thank all the visitors for their interest and hope they shall continue to visit. Furthermore, I have met many interesting and lovely people here on WordPress and from elsewhere. However, I […]