Blatant Self-publicity - Blog Awards -Clear Of Cloud
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    Blatant Self-publicity - Blog Awards -Clear Of Cloud

    by OnTheNumbers » Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:22 am

    My new blog, Clear of Cloud, has been nominated for an Irish Blogger Award in the Specialist Blog category.
    http://bumpf.typepad.com/clear_of_cloud/
    http://bumpf.typepad.com/clear_of_cloud ... cuits.html

    The awards are getting more and more mainstream media coverage each year and a GA win wouldn't do us any harm at all- even in a specialist category.
    In the interest of raising the profile of aviation - and more importantly my ego - I'd appreciate a few votes. Or indeed, and indecent number of votes!!

    http://www.awards.ie/vote/
    (Best Specialist Blog category - Clear of Cloud - g'wan you want to)


    Those of you with long memories may remember me as one of the student contributors in Flying in Ireland and perhaps my piece on Fergus Flynn's Europa.

    Any support will be grovellingly appreciated!!!

    David
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    by Flyer1 » Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:53 pm

    Voted for, have to help out fellow aviators where one can. Best of Luck.
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    by OnTheNumbers » Mon Feb 12, 2007 2:42 pm

    Fantastic, thank you..... let the grovelling commence

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    by alphaLaura » Mon Feb 12, 2007 4:48 pm

    Cool stuff, just voted for you. Hope you win :D
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    by 900EX » Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:50 pm

    done
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    by OnTheNumbers » Mon Feb 12, 2007 9:45 pm

    Thanks for the votes - I'll let you know how it goes. Vote from as many email accounts as you have !!!

    I noticed that there didn't seem to many general aviation or pilot blogs out there. I figured I'd hate people to think that we were an uncreative, illiterate bunch.

    Anyone got any feedback or comments?

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    by alphaLaura » Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:14 pm

    There are very, very few pilots blogs in Ireland, that's for sure. I've kept one for the last 2 years but I dont publicise it anymore because I've had very little time to keep my old website up to decent design standards. I really like how yours is very general - about all sorts of GA news and accounts. (I keep mine quite selfishly: just about each flight I've done). Also, your writing is bloody good :D
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    by Nanolight » Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:04 pm

    I was sceptical, I must say. I don't like blogs in general. But I had a read anyway.... the bit about the airfield on the frosty morning....

    well, what can I say? You got my vote!
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    by hugoj_air » Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:48 pm

    Great Blog. Count one more vote.

    Hugo.
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    by OnTheNumbers » Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:54 pm

    Thank you for you comments.

    I try to keep it general because if I only wrote when I fly, there'd be nothing posted at all

    Nanolight, thank you. Lane Wallace of Flying magazine in the US - inspires by writing about more than that mechanics of flight. I try in my way to capture for my friends, a little of why I fly. Until I actually get the license, words are all they'll get.

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    by Dutch Roll » Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:55 pm

    very good,count another
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    by OnTheNumbers » Tue Feb 13, 2007 5:19 pm

    AlphaLaura, any chance you'd start back blogging again? Seems a bit strange that there's such a dearth of Irish web content, given that we're meant to be such a techie country and a nation of talkers.

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    by pilotphil29 » Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:08 pm

    fair play,enjoy your blog,you got my vote,best of luck.
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    by OnTheNumbers » Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:26 pm

    Thanks Phil!
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    by angelshigh » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:14 pm

    Done
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