Iain Dale reports that he is having to bring the deadline forward for voting in the blogging awards to this Friday. I’ve covered how to vote and what it is all about here.

If you’re feeling generous and would like to help me reach even loftier heights than 155th, please send your top 10 blogs (preferably with me in it) to toptenblogs@totalpolitics.com.

Apologies for the lack of posts. My hard drive has died and it is taking sometime to get my data back. More soon.