Every part of Martha Payne’s school lunch story is incredible.
Think of this 9-year-old living in western Scotland taking pictures of her lunch at school and posting them on a blog and ending up with nearly 5 million views in two weeks.
Think of the Argyll and Bute Council banning her from photographing her lunches and then being forced to reverse their decision after a huge public outcry including support from Jamie Oliver, Neil Gaiman, and a direct request from Scotland’s education minister.
Read the whole story here http://gizmodo.com/5918656/9+year+old-school-lunch-blogger-silenced-by-politicians
Be sure to read to the bottom to get the updates.
No matter how much help Martha Payne may have received in this venture, it points to the potential power of blogs and their capacity to generate conversation, controversy, and change.
I say way to go Martha Payne and everyone connected to her blog at http://neverseconds.blogspot.co.uk/2012_04_01_archive.html