Category Archives: Trophies

  1. Half a million !


    Monday 15 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    So that’s it, half a million page views in the bag! I stopped being obsessive over blog stats moons ago. …
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  2. Mentioned in [blogging] dispatches…


    Wednesday 18 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    A soldier mentioned in despatches (or dispatches) (MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a …
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  3. Ah why not…. here’s my 2014 report


    Tuesday 30 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Seen a bunch of these ‘reports’ today, and I think they’re kinda cool. I know some will heartily disagree with …
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  4. Milestone: Quarter Million


    Wednesday 05 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Well, well, well… after just over a year of sticking to daily posting my varied offerings, the jolly old ‘hits’ …
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  5. 1 Year ~ Looking Forwards


    Saturday 28 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    It’s been a great inaugural year. But just where should I take Uncle Spike’s Adventures next?   . What… I …
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  6. 1 Year ~ The Spikey’s


    Friday 27 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Followers of Uncle Spike’s Adventures !! What a great surprise this was… I gathered that a few ‘new folk’ would …
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  7. 1 Year ~ Guest Bloggers


    Thursday 26 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    In this ‘One Year’ celebratory post for Uncle Spike’s Adventures, I take a look back at one of my favourite …
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  8. 1 Year ~ My Personal Favourites


    Wednesday 25 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Following on from the Top Posts of the past year, there are of course my own personal favourites. Now, they might or …
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  9. 1 Year ~ Review Of Top Posts


    Tuesday 24 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    With over 760 posts, how the chuff can I choose a few ‘Top Posts’ for this anniversary post? Sometimes I …
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  10. 1 Year ~ My Blogging Journey


    Monday 23 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    So where, how and why did all this start…. I get asked that occasionally and never feel able to provide …
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  11. 1 Year ~ This & That


    Sunday 22 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Uncle Spike’s Adventures in Numbers !! In this last year, the biggest surprise I would say has been the popularity …
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  12. 1 Year ~ Our 1st Birthday !!


    Saturday 21 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Uncle Spike’s Adventures is one year old !! Yes, just about one year ago, I sat down to scribe my …
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  13. Lost For Words… Almost


    Tuesday 27 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    I know, when is Uncle Spike ever ‘lost for words’, lol…? BUT . 150,000 hits . Seriously?? All seems a …
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  14. Spikey’s Log: Star Date 100,000 !!


    Saturday 22 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Let me introduce you to Captain Spikey… Captain Spikey is the new insignia especially created for the followers of my …
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  15. 1,000 Spikey’s !! — The First & Last


    Thursday 27 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This blog now has over 1,000 followers; a fact I’m slowly getting used to. However, like all bloggers, it takes …
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  16. Welcome #888


    Tuesday 28 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    A while we were guessing who had the honour (?) of becoming follower 666… I never revealed who it was …
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  17. 5 0 , 0 0 0 . . . BAZINGA !!


    Thursday 09 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Bazinga indeed my fellow bloggers and bloggees… It would seem that Uncle Spike’s Adventures has amassed a rather respectable 50,000 …
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  18. Who’s Follower 666 ?


    Sunday 15 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Should I be worried? Should I be concerned? Should I worry for my soul? Uncle Spike has just ‘welcomed’ the …
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  19. WTF…err…I mean…”Oh goodness”


    Friday 06 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    I try not to harp on about stats all the time, but some of these ‘collective milestones’, such as this …
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  20. Spooky Numbers!


    Thursday 14 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    I glanced at my stats page this morning and noted ‘222’ for the number of posts and ‘555’ for tags. …
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  21. Dear Spikeys (aka: followers)


    Wednesday 06 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    I started up this blog back in mid June. It was a ‘soft launch’ so to speak, with my intention being …
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  22. Spikey Stats Izz Growin’…!


    Saturday 26 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Well, what a daft old two weeks that was! For while your Uncle Spike has been toddling around the farm …
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  23. 10,000… You’re Kidding Me..!


    Tuesday 15 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    As I find myself wandering that bumpy road called “Life’s journey”, I am often reminded how lucky I am; how …
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  24. Humbled Uncle Spike


    Wednesday 02 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    202 Followers ! I’m so humbled… Just checked my Stats page and realised that Uncle Spikes Adventures now has 202 …
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  25. Quite A Neat Little Number!

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    Tuesday 24 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    No, sorry, you can’t have the cash, but you can have my gratitude!

  26. Uncle Spike says “Yay!”

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    Monday 09 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    . T H A N K   Y O U ! In just the past 12 days, you guys have …
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  27. Gracias! ~ Thanks! ~ Asante!


    Wednesday 28 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    ** 2000 Hits ** So not such a huge number for many blogs… But a milestone for Uncle Spike. Many …
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  28. Milestone ~ Spike Didn’t Just Spike!


    Sunday 18 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Well, well… who would have guessed? Two months ago I started this blog in earnest, and today I am pretty …
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