Me, yet again.
I've unilaterally changed the workings of the Les Pimley award this
year. Normally the vote runs concurrently with the Zine Poll, but
this year I thought I would try giving the award its own voting slot
and use the announcement of the Zine Poll results as an opportunity to
publicise the award.
For those who don't know, the Les Pimley Award is presented every
year to the person deemed to have made a significant contribution to
the hobby, either during the year or over a period of time culminating
in the year just gone.
This year there are three nominations:
1) Derek Wilson for more than 200 issues of Cut & Thrust (at least
half of which seemed to be a period of running down to the best
organised fold in the history of the hobby)
2) The ManorCon committee for organising World DipCon.
3) No award (should you feel that neither of the above should win the
The polls are open and will stay open until the Ides of March (March
14th). Votes may be sent via snail mail to John Harrington, 1
Churchbury Close, Enfield, EN1 3UW or via e-mail to pimley of fbgames.
co.uk (where the " of " is replaced by the @ symbol - thus 'bloke of
spamdeath.com' correlates to bloke@...
. All a bit late, in
my case, to dodge the e-mail harvesting spiders but every little