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The Funny Challenge of Rik Mayall and Misogyny

Rik Mayall in 2004 at the UK Film Premiere in London of the classic novel by Jules Verne "Around The World In 80 Days". (Photo by Steve Finn/Getty Images)
Rik Mayall in 2004 at the UK Film Premiere in London of the classic novel by Jules Verne “Around The World In 80 Days”. (Photo by Steve Finn/Getty Images)

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Versatile or Verbose

Geoff raises the important issues around chain-style blog awards but also.. His ‘7 Things About Himself’ are so quintessentially British, I had to share them and him.

Oh, and he always makes me laugh! Thanks Geoff 😄xx

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Anne Goodwin (http://annegoodwin.weebly.com/annecdotal/on-versatility-awards-a-womans-place-and-camping) and Lisa Reiter (https://sharingthestoryblog.wordpress.com/2014/06/08/embracing-variety/) have both nominated me for a blogging award. They are kind, delusional women. The award, The Versatile Blogger, is curated by WordPress (http://versatilebloggeraward.wordpress.com/) and when Anne’s nomination appeared I was dumbfounded and probably a little terse in saying I didn’t deserve it. Then Lisa does the same and I say the same. I’ve only been blogging for five minutes (or so it seems).

versatile-bloggerBut let’s think what’s the problem here? Well, it’s not that I lack ego – anyone who’s known me long enough knows that’s not the issue. And while I have found out there are people who reject these awards for some good, as well as some cheap reasons, I don’t think that on balance they are somehow a bad thing.

It’s the fact I have to nominate 15 – yup, 15 – other bloggers for the award. That’s the dilemma. First…

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