Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Total Politics left wing blog awards: great news for Mebyon Kernow

Cllr Richardson and Cllr Cole


Regular readers will have seen my post thanks to all my readers about my surprise and delight at coming 39th in the Total Politics non-aligned blogs awards. Today Total Politics announced the top 75 left wing blogs, again I am surprised and pleased that I came in at 65. But the real success story is for Mebyon Kernow, with Dick Cole's http://mebyonkernow.blogspot.com/ coming in at 42 and Stephen Richardson's http://illoganblogger.blogspot.com/ coming in at 54. I think this is a real testament to the work put in by both of them and I always enjoy reading their blogs, their opinions and research are always informative and important. I do hope next year that the newest MK blog http://camborneandredruthmk.blogspot.com/ will be rewarded too

Generally as a party, I think Mebyon Kernow can take a lot of heart from this, we're a small force in politics, we don't have great amounts of cash and we are given short shrift by the mainstream media. These awards are a real sign that MK do blogging well and it's something we have to do well because of our size, our resources and our media presence. I am glad that we are punching above our weight in this regard and I hope that MK as a whole can take the example of blogging success and convert it into getting noticed in other areas of campaigning.

Besides Mebyon Kernow I am very glad to see http://cornishzetetics.blogspot.com/ come in at 48th up from 99th last year, it's a great blog well researched and scathing opinions, not one I always enjoy but one I always read. Also very pleased to see some decent Scottish and Welsh nationalist blogs (that I always enjoy reading) in the top 75, Better Nation, Lallands Peat Worrier, A Burds Eye View, Bella Caledonia and Scot Goes Pop and from Wales Leanne Wood and Welsh Ramblings. Well done all!
Link: Total Politics top 75 blogs