The world of Blogging has created its own little world of Bloggers. Some (not this one!) take it so seriously they have created awards. How does one win such a thing?
They work like chain letters.
You’re one of a number selected – the criteria is normally flattering, but vague.
On accepting the award you are required to copy the logo to your blog and then nominate more recipients.
This is all a cunning ruse to increase hits to a Blog. And of course there's nothing wrong with that. After all, there’s little point in creating a Blog if you don’t want it read.
Naturally you're not going to pass on the award to a Blog you neither respect nor want to be associated with. Nominees and nominators scratch each other's backs - hoping traffic will increase.
As I'm a lone sheep, rather than running with the pack I’ve decided to create my own award. The Baggster is only awarded by me to me. Now to write my acceptance speech...