Poised as I was yet again to waste time and scour my year’s output to find some items worthy of entry in the 2013 Orwell Prize for Bloggers, I then discovered that the prize for Bloggers has been suspended!

See the rather lame explanation here.

It seems to argue that because some bloggers have ‘gone mainstream’ (ie part part of the wider media scene, as in a teensy way has happened to me), that makes the exercise more complicated.

Maybe. Or not. But the vast majority of blogs ramble on without going mainstream, and maybe the best of them still merit consideration as worthwhile and legitimate