14 May 2009

Award thingy

Wise Web Woman at The Other Side of Sixty has given me an award thingy, pictured right. Here are the conditions:


The recipient of this award is recognised for the following:

1) The Blogger manifests exemplary attitude, respecting the nuances that pervade amongst different cultures and beliefs
2) The Blog contents inspire; strive to encourage and offer solutions
3) There is a clear purpose to the Blog; one that fosters a better understanding of Social, Political, Economic, Arts, Culture and Sciences and Beliefs
4) The Blog is refreshing and creative
5) The Blogger promotes friendship and positive thinking.

The Blogger who receives this award will need to perform the following steps:

1) Create a Post with a mention and link to the person who presented the Noblesse Oblige Award
2) The Award Conditions must be displayed at the Post
3) Write a short article about what the Blog has thus far achieved – preferably citing one or more older post to support
4) The Blogger must present the Noblesse Oblige Award in concurrence with the Award conditions
5) Blogger must display the Award at any location at the Blog.

So what has this blog 'achieved'? Well, nothing, really. I’m just about to move away from South Belfast and so it will soon be replaced by a new one. I’ve enjoyed developing my opinions through the discipline of writing posts and in response to thought-provoking comments, which is why I do think blogging is a positive activity. But pressure of work tends to intervene and means I can’t post as often as I’d like – and now a pile of marking beckons and I have no time to say any more. So now all I have to do is to pass on the award to:

Nick, for his constant efforts to make sense of the world – some entertaining, some deadly serious, all expressed wonderfully clearly;

Liam, for reminding me what political debate is all about and for grounding today’s political issues so firmly in socialist history and philosophy. The latest post, on financialisation, is a cracker;

And the Dublin Opinion group blog, for all things Dubby. Where is the Belfast equivalent?

11 comments:

nick said...

Gee thanks. You flatter me shamelessly. But trying to make sense of this crazy world sums me up nicely. Still plenty of uncharted territory though....

Jenny Muir said...

Well I'm very fond of Shameless...

Donagh said...

And the Dublin Opinion group blog, for all things DubbyEkk, have to live up to this and write a post about reggae music.

Jenny Muir said...

hehe! If I were more down with the kids, I would reply appropriately, but I can't do it, I really can't!

Baino said...

Haha . . nepotism is alive and well then? Nah, he deserves it. Good luck with the move!

Jenny Muir said...

If someone can write a blog that surprises and delights the person he's lived with for nearly 30 years, then he's doing something right! AND he's organising the move too (I have too much on at work), for which he deserves a separate award!

nick said...

....and sometimes shocks and embarrasses! But I do try not to do that too often!

Kate. said...

Jenny you are leaving South Belfast?? To go where?

Please stay.......

I am so sorry to hear this.

Jenny Muir said...

Nick - the less said about that the better!

Kate - I'm only going to East Belfast, where normal service will be resumer very soon, it's just that I can't continue to call the blog South Belfast Diary. I'm not giving up blogging!

Kate. said...

O thats ok, I thought you were going to up sticks and leave us altogether....

New house means a house warming party Jenny..!!

Open invitation for us all? Free booze free grub...;-)

Jenny Muir said...

:)