In case you are wondering why a post about Kenneth Branagh talking about Alec Robinson`s lion is at the top of the page, this will clarify the situation.
There is a setting in the design section of Google blogs which allows you to set the page to display the most popular posts over the last 7 days,30 days or all time.
The picture above shows this. You can display up to 5 posts, I only display one as the page becomes distorted if I try to display more than one.
And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.