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A mixture of news, views and pictures from Scotland

This has been a strange week in politics in some respects but obviously politics isn’t the be all and end all of life as we know it (apparently) and therefore there are other topics that I have covered in this weeks roundup There were a lot of recommendations this week with a few leftover from last […]

Top 100 Scottish blogs

First of all, a huge congratulations to all blogs that were involved in the Scotblogs Awards. Whether your blog secured a high position or not, this entire exercise has been a great way to discover new blogs — and it is because of every one of the 140-or-so blogs that were nominated. A massive thanks […]

Bonus award: Critics’ choice

One of the things that really struck me as I was gathering votes was the large differences between the choices of the panellists and the choices of the voters. As such, I thought it was worth mentioning those blogs that scored particularly well in one of the rankings, but ended up with a moderate overall […]

Bonus award: Readers’ choice

One of the things that really struck me as I was gathering votes was the large differences between the choices of the panellists and the choices of the voters. As the overall ranking depended on doing well on both lists, plenty of popular blogs ended up losing out. As such, I thought it was worth […]

Top newcomers of 2009

This category contains blogs that were set up during 2009. For information on the voting process, visit the Scotblogs Awards 2010 page. View the winners in other categories announced so far. 25. Pining for the West 24. David Fagan 23. Bread and Roses 22. Smashing Mirrors 19=. PoliticsScot 19=. Jamie Livingstone 19=. Alter Ego… 15=. […]

Top personal / general blogs

This category contains blogs that primarily focus on a topic other than politics or current affairs. For information on the voting process, visit the Scotblogs Awards 2010 page. View the winners in other categories announced so far. 25=. My Portis Wasp says 25=. Have fun at dinner 22=. Shopaholly 22=. A Son of the Rock […]

Top politics blogs

This category contains blogs that primarily focus on politics or current affairs. For information on the voting process, visit the Scotblogs Awards 2010 page. View the winners in other categories announced so far. It says a lot about the quality of Scottish blogging that the blogs in this list remain strong right towards the bottom, […]

Top science / technology blogs

This category contains blogs with a primary focus on science or technology. For information on the voting process, visit the Scotblogs Awards 2010 page. View the winners in other categories announced so far. 5. The Prickly Side of Life 4. Bigmouth Strikes Again 3. John Connell 2. Bishop Hill 1. …and your electron microscope!

Top nature / Green blogs

This category contains blogs about nature or the environment, and blogs by supporters of the Green Party. For information on the voting process, visit the Scotblogs Awards 2010 page. View the winners in other categories announced so far. 5. Shirl’s Gardenwatch 4. Debra Storr 3. Taexalia 2. Suitably Despairing 1. Greener Leith

Top Labour blogs

For information on the voting process, visit the Scotblogs Awards 2010 page. View the winners in other categories announced so far. 5. PoliticsScot 4. Eric Joyce MP 3. “And Another Thing…” 2. Yapping Yousuf 1. Kezia Dugdale