The Annual “Bloggers Bash” 2019 Edition! A Surprising Nomination – And A Look At The Bloggers Group And London Too!

What A Nice Surprise!

As someone who posts a lot of stories on my blog, I’ve had the chance to meet many other Bloggers, and one of them was nice enough to nominate me for the 5th annual Bloggers Bash!

The blog you are reading right now has been nominated in the “Best Entertainment Blog” category – which is nice since I work in the entertainment industry and like to pot about movies, music, TV, books and all sorts of creative topics – along with lots of stories about bacon and burgers as well – and when I do I look like this:

This gif of Jim Carrey slamming away at a keyboard speaks to what blogging is: typing a lot of stuff onto a computer and then uploading it for others to read – or ignore – and many times you don’t really know which will happen!

Ultimately, ANYONE can blog, even a cat, because it truly is something that is open to everyone – although as Robert DeNiro memorably said once:

“He can’t lift the seat, Greg. He lacks the strength and the opposable thumbs.”

OK, so DeNiro was referring to a cat using a toilet seat, but I think it confirms that, in his mind at least, a cat really wouldn’t be able to write a blog, but can a pig?

I’m not sure what’s more disturbing: this person in a pig’s mask typing furiously, or the fact that it was so easy to find online…with that said, I am truly honored to be considered by this group – here the link to their organization, and their annual Bloggers Bash – check it out to see more about them, and their event – and ways that you can participate – by clicking here:

https://annualbloggersbash.com

The upcoming event in June will take place once again in London – you know, this place:

I’ve had the chance to visit London on many occasions, and have shared some of those stories “on my blog” (note the clever tie-in) – like the time I took my daughter there and thought it was a good idea to buy “fried shrimp and crab” on the street:

Yes, I did buy these, and I got a good picture of them as well – and anyone from London will tell you that this was not a smart move – you can see what happened by clicking here:

https://johnrieber.com/2012/11/04/london-calling-fried-shrimp-crab-claws-londons-street-food-debacle/

I also took my son to London on a work assignment – part of a great team shooting a TV special there:

That’s Jeff in the plaid shirt in the back – we had a blast at the time, and we walked a lot through the streets of London, including a stop at my favorite fish’n’chips shop:

This trip inspired me to do another chapter in my “Hitch Hiking” series – where I share a great hike and a classic Hitchcock thriller, this one filmed on the streets of London:

If you want to see where I walked, and also see the trailer for this gritty 70’s thriller, just click on my story here:


https://johnrieber.com/2018/09/19/a-historical-urban-hike-through-london-my-hitch-hiking-series-6-alfred-hitchcocks-thames-river-swim-to-promote-the-provocative-frenzy/

There are just two of my London stories, and I look forward to hopefully traveling back in June to attend this blogging event and shoot new stories as well – and thanks again for the blogging nomination – it truly is an unexpected and much appreciated honor!



Categories: Awards, Books / Media, British Cinema, Exotic Travel, Food, food blog, Food Review, London, Memoirs, Pop Culture, Talent/Celebrities, Travel, Travel Adventures, Travel Memoir, Uncategorized

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

20 replies

  1. Good luck John. Well deserved.

  2. I nominated you, John as I am sure others did as you have a great entertainment blog…Good Luck 🙂 x

  3. Good for you, John! Have a great time and good luck. 🙂

  4. Congratulations, John! Your work shows… Good luck! I’m sure you will win!

  5. Congratulations John and well deserved!

  6. Congrats, John! Seems like it took a long time to notify you. 😉

  7. Congratulations. And I look forward to meeting you in June!

  8. Cool John! Wouldn’t it be fun to attend the big event in London to celebrate?? 🙂

  9. Great news about the well-deserved nomination, John. I hope you win!
    Best wishes, Pete.

  10. Woooohoooooo! Congrats on your nomination! I’m still to do my nominations but it’s on my to-do list for this weekend. The guy in the pig’s mask really is pretty darn creepy. If only here were eating a bacon rose at the same time it’d be almost perfect. I looked at the Bash because I mentioned it in a recent post, too, it would certainly be interesting to go and mingle with others who are in a similar boat of writing and hoping for the best. Have you bought tickets to attend? Congrats again for being in the running, it’s very well deserved =]
    xx

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Enchanting Moments

travel | reading | food | fitness | real talk

The Romantic Vineyard

A Rich Harvest of Ideas to Help Your Marriage Grow

Notes from the U.K.

Exploring the spidery corners of a culture and the weird stuff that tourist brochures ignore.

This Coffee Life

wellness & good reads

A Rambling Reviewer

Here be rambles and reviews.

B&S About Movies

We'll see you...at the movies.

Drew's Movie Reviews

Movie reviews from your average dude

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

Wrangling literary arts for writers: words for people!

The Annual Bloggers Bash

The Official Website for the Best Blogging Event of the Year!

But I Smile Anyway...

Musings and memories, words and wisdom... of a working family woman

Colline's Blog

A potpourri of thoughts and experiences

Byrnewithme

Lifestyle | Sustainability | Travel

Travel with Intent

A photographer's view of the world - words and images to inspire your travels and your dreams

Movie Reviews 101

Daily Movie Reviews & ABC Film Challenge

Cindy Bruchman

Films. Travel. Photography. Books. Let's talk.

lazy day project

slow down or you’ll miss the best part

From Michigan to Germany

A family from Michigan living abroad in Germany.

Singular Sarah

Only gloriously random ramblings and weird thoughts found here

JR-Sploitation!

The world's wildest movies from an era of "everything goes!"

A Little Life Rounded

A blog about making and being inspired by theatre

Eclectic Alli

A bit of this, a bit of that, the meandering thoughts of a dreamer.

fancypaper

Little Things Make Us Happy

Rust Belt Girl

reading and writing the Rust Belt

Cult Of The Cinema

Exploring Cinematic Diversity

Retired? No one told me!

Tonight I Dream. Tomorrow I Do!

beetleypete

The musings of a Londoner, now living in Norfolk

THE BLOOMIN BRILLIANT BLOG

Beauty, Lifestyle, and Travel

Suzie Speaks

The Adventures Of a Thirty-Something Life

Cats and Trails and Garden Tales

Musings on cats, travel, gardens and life

The BookWorm Drinketh

Give Tea to the Tillerman, But Booze to the Bookworm!

Tranquil Dreams

Watching, Reading, Cooking & Travelling

Esme Salon

Share, Care & Inspire

An Historian About Town

History in the Making

Live, Love & Voyage

Living How I Know Best

Susie Lindau's Wild Ride

Come for Adventure. Stay for the Ride!

Robbie's inspiration

Ideas on writing and baking

a mindful traveler

explore, live, love...

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Blog magazine for lovers of health, food, books, music, humour and life in general

It Rains... You Get Wet

Still more lazy thoughts from this one...

By Hook Or By Book

Book Reviews, News, and Other Stuff

alexvorkovwriter

Flaming Goats Heads of Terror

Admit One Film Addict

Psychotronic Cinema

%d bloggers like this: