Thursday, October 22, 2020

Finger injury, the exciting finale


Oh, hi.

You're probably here to check in on how the blog promotion is going.

We promised that if this blog managed to get to a benchmark of one million subscribers I was going to show a picture of my bruised finger. But, I mean, look who I'm telling about the million subscribers and the picture of my hurt finger! You've probably visited clerkmanifesto every five minutes for the past four days to see if we've hit this benchmark. 

I mean, I would've.

But you know as well as I do that one million is a lot of subscriptions.

So let's check in:

On day one we were at 37 subscribers. 

Day two boosted dramatically to 37 subscribers. 

And on day three we dropped a bit (that kind of rapid rise was never going to be sustainable) to 36 subscribers. 

But because day four is the last day to hit our reveal number this is it! Today is the day that really counts, and today is the day we've all been waiting for. 

Did we make it?

How many subscribers did clerkmanifesto get to, and was it enough?

I'm so nervous I feel a little nauseous. I'm all hot too.

Let's just check our subscriber list.

Here it is, day four.

The current number of clerkmanifesto email subscribers is:


We did it!


Oh my god! We really did it!

What a journey.

Thank you.

Thank you to all of you.


  1. OMG!!!! Holy Sh#(^$(#@)&!!!!!!!!!

    IT'S BEAUTIFUL!!!! Like a rose!!!!!

    It's at its peak of beauty now, and, like the glorious rose, its beauty will fade. I am stunned, grateful to witness its majesty and so, so, so glad we made it to 37!!!! THANK YOU!!!!

    1. Me too. It was touch and go there for a moment. I'm delighted you're impressed by the finger injury. So, interestingly, possibly only to me and you, but the injury is now more than a week old, the picture is probably five days old, but it still looks EXACTLY THE SAME!

      I mean, wouldn't you think it would grow up the nail, or fade, or anything? But no. It's like I'm tatoo'd! It's like I'm marked forever. It's like I have a new friend.


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