Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pub, grub and local gov

There were 13 brilliant posts submitted for week 39, and a big warm welcome to 4 new members. It’s great to have contributions from new members alongside those who have been submitting on a regular basis. I also like the

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Marching to the Beat of the same Drum

Corinne Watt writes on the Ayrshire Health blog about Integrated Care Pathways (ICP). Corinne explains how implimenting ICPs within Ayrshire and Arran Mental Health Services had had positive benefits for clinicians, due to the synchronicity in the ICPs. Marching to

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A warm Weekly Blog Club welcome to Naomi who blogs on The Minimal List. Naomi has submitted a post on how seeking perfection can sometimes put added pressure on to our daily life, and how it’s Alright to give ourselves

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A photomarathon challenge part 1

Kate Bentham took on her own Photomarathon Challenge for her week 39 post. Kate has managed to share photos from 4 of the 10 categories in her Part One blog. A photomarathon challenge part 1by Kate Bentham

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Photomarathon: A sense of the place I live

Mark Braggins took on the weekly blog club Photomarathon Challenge and shared some wonderful photos for the ‘A sense of the place you live’ category. We especially like the acrobatic squirrel. Photomarathon: A sense of the place I live by┬áMark

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A wet urban walk

For week 39, Janet Davis takes us on an urdan walk, on a very wet day. With beautiful photos taken along the way, we feel like we accompanied Janet on her walk, talking to her about the interesting sites she

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iPhone Photography

A welcome back to Matt Murray who returns to Weekly Blog Club this week with a review of a book on iPhone Photography. Matt shares his highlights of a book by Misho Baranovic for anyone interested in learning more about

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Simpl Challenges

This week Sasha Taylor blogs for CityCamp Coventry and introduces us to the Simpl Challlenges Platform, which supports local councils and others to reach out to their community, local businesses and entrepreneurs for bright ideas to tackle challenges. CityCamp Coventry

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Being a real authority

A warm Weekly Blog Club welcome to Jon King. Jon writes about how social media, and in particular blogging, has supported frontline staff in Shropshire tell the story of their service and the story of their audiences. Very useful blog

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Cooking up a storm

For her week 39 post Carolyne Mitchell has blogged about Casserole Club an initiative from FutureGov where we share home cooked food with our neighbours. Carolyne asks how we can encourage more diners to sign up and the role of

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