John Quiggin thinks that the left side of the blogosphere is a much more vibrant place than the right – a turnaround in John’s view from when he first started blogging. I’m in the process of updating the Troppo blogroll – and most of the blogs I plan to add are leftish or centrist ones I’ve discovered over the past few months which I enjoy reading. If anyone knows of any well written, amusing, or otherwise meritorious right wing blogs you’d like to suggest, please post a comment. Or for that matter, any well written, amusing, or otherwise meritorious left wing blogs you’d like to suggest.
You could combine this with a bit of blog criticism if you like – as pioneered on these pages by Geoff in a recent comment.
In other blogging news, Ausculture celebrates its thousandth post and first birthday. Happy birthday, Jess and Patrick!
And people might want to think about giving a paper at the Blogtalk Downunder conference at UTS in May. Abstracts are due Monday but that shouldn’t be a problem for bloggers who are used to instant writing…