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2013 in review

Moet and Chandon and champagne glassesHappy New Year! Every year on New Year’s Day I like to look back and at the previous year and list my most popular blog posts and show some web stats. I also list the most active commenters as a way of saying ‘thanks’.

So, what were the popular themes from 2013?

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Never give up: From blog to book

Cherry blossoms“I’m giving up,” I said. “‘Moon over Martinborough’ is never going to be a book.”

Ever since I’d started this blog I’d wanted to turn it into a book, but I was losing hope.

“Maybe you shouldn’t give up just yet,” Uncle Oscar replied.

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