Today my private blog shows 4 Canadian views; I do not have any Canadian followers (tho I am in Canada) and am specifically blocking a few Canadians who previously followed me. Is my site recording my own views? Or has someone without authorization viewed my blog?
Yes, your blog is private, and you can verify this by logging out of your account (or opening a private browser session) and visiting your site. This is what anyone other than you would see if they try to access their site: