‘Best of Brit Blog Awards’

I recieved an email today telling me I have been nominated in the ‘Best of Brit Blog Awards’ in the Sports section.

‘The Best of Brit Blog Awards 2007™(BOBBs) launched on the 22nd February to find and reward the UKs most talented writers on the blogosphere. Ask.com, one of the UKs leading internet search engines, has teamed up with a number of celebrity judges including Alan McGee and Channel 5s Jason Bradbury to launch this initiative and get Britain blogging.

You can check out what the competition is all about here

The awards are split into eight popular categories; Fashion, Travel, Sport, Politics, Art and Entertainment, Technology, Youth (under 18s) and the Weird and Wonderful (to be decided by a public vote). Each category will be judged by a panel of celebrity judges from each field. Confirmed judges include:

Arts and Entertainment Alan McGee (Founder, Creation Records)
Fashion – Brenda Polan (Fashion Journalist/Broadcaster)
Sport Alastair Cook (England Cricketer)
Politics  Ed Vaizeye (Conservative MP)
Travel  Tom Hall (Lonely Planet Spokesperson)
Technology – Jason Bradbury (Gadget Expert)
Youth  Shaa Wasmund (Founder of mykindofspace and Bebo)

Thankyou whoever nominated me – I really appreciate it 🙂


  1. Tom Chandler · March 22, 2007

    Congratulations! I’m off to see if us Yanks can vote, but no, it’s a judged thing.

    Well, at least your name is similar to your judge’s. That’s got to count for something… 😎

  2. Alistair · March 22, 2007

    You know what they say Tom,

    “Everyone loves a lover…..and an Angler” 😉

  3. alan atkins · March 22, 2007

    Good stuff, its about time you had the recognition you deserve

  4. Charlie dunn · March 22, 2007

    Hope you win it alistair-your site is well worth seeing-as you know,i hit it when i can,and there is usually a good topic to be discussed.

  5. Bill Anderson · March 22, 2007

    I’d vote for you! Nice work Alistair! Good on you!

  6. charlie · March 22, 2007

    alas i must confess it was me who voted for you.

  7. charlie · March 22, 2007

    2 reasons i voted for you

    1. you deserved it
    2. i know how much you would squirm at the adulation and attention.

  8. Alex · March 22, 2007

    Best of luck, Alistair. With a cool dude like McGee on the panel you’re bound to have a good chance!


  9. Amateur · March 22, 2007

    Now I am no angler of any sort but I love this site and the blogs. Thanks to the BOBBS (?) I may be a convert.

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