It being poor form to expect him to blow his own trumpet, it falls to me to congratulate fellow tuppenceworthy Simon McGarr on his Special Recognition Award at last night's Irish Blog Awards. The gong was a well-deserved recognition of his many efforts in and on behalf of the 'sphere. His wife, I have no doubt, will be grateful of the champagne.
Say Aah. Originally uploaded by Editor_TuppA few weeks ago, I decided to encourage Fustar in his life-affirming journey through China's finest playthings, Manky Toy Monday. I bought a few likely lads myself intending to remind him of the joys of a Manky Toy.
Lucinda McNally is writing a thesis on the impact of blogging on the Irish Election. She sent me a set of questions, which I'll reproduce later today with her blessing, together with my answers. She also sent me a second set of brass tacks questions, suggested after a meeting with a supervisor cynical about blogs.
Visits to RTE tend to be rare occurances for me. The last time I was there, Pat Kenny tripped over the mat in the front door and went in to a paroxym of rage. A few minutes later an assistant came down with a doleful looking man with a toolbelt and had him move the circular mat 90 degrees.
Who knows what the Sunday World, or the Evening Herald will fill their pages with now? The Gardai have been fined €70,000 for breach of privacy after the High Court held them responsible for leaking information to a newspaper. We might anticipate a break from such leaks for a week or two.
Just in case there are any readers of Adam Maguire‘s article in this Sunday’s Business Post who have arrived to take a look at the guide to video sharing sites’ Terms and Conditions- here’s the link: Video Sharing Sites Terms and Conditions: A legal drive-by ..