Some people have made the ridiculous claim that there has been a “pause” or “hiatus” in my blogging or even that it has stopped. To do this they resort to the most deceptive kind of statistical manipulation. They cherry pick their starting point. Well, of course, if you choose a short time period with an anomolously high number of blogs, then it is easy to show a downward trend after that. Blogging should not be measured over such short time periods. If you start your graph of my blogging in say 1980, you can clearly see the upward trend. The fact remains that the last ten years have seen the highest number of my blog posts in the instrumental record. Also, I dropped some of my posts into the ocean, but they are still there for any interested whale or dolphin to read. My global blogging is real. It is made by me. And it is dangerous.