Monthly Archives: May 2013

Blogging, babies and Dambusters

Hello lovely bloggers, yes Kate Bentham again, curating week 21 blogs. You’ve been busy this week with some great blogs; I’ve enjoyed reading every one of them. You really are a talented bunch. Give yourselves a pat on and back,

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, blogging, communicating, communities, conferences, culture, democracy, fashion, health, health services, leadership, local government, management, media, patient care, public relations, setting goals, storytelling, television, therapy, working practices

Blogging for beginners part 1

A fabulous post this week from Janet Davis offering some very helpful tips and advice for anyone thinking about blogging but not really sure how to go about it, or concerned that they may not have the skills or technical

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Posted in blogging, setting goals, social media

Local market lovin’

A guest post this week from Maria Loupa on the Ross Wigham blog about the Love your Local Market campaign she has been working on in Northumberland. Maria explains how through the campaign is it hoped to attract new market

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Posted in communicating, communities, customer service, good causes, public relations, regeneration, special events

Giving it all away

I am very excited to read that Karen Hart is going to be writing fiction, she has a wonderful way of telling a story and this week she shares one of her short fictional stories. We hope to read more

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Posted in setting goals, storytelling

One ounce of emotion beats a ton of scientific evidence. It’s all about “the babies….”

In his post this week, Chris Bolton looks at the use of evidence in getting polices developed and practices delivered. Chris also considers the counter argument – the one often laced with emotion rather then scientific fact, the one that

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Posted in communicating, communities, democracy, public relations, regeneration, society, working practices

A place to talk leadership #OTalk

Wow, Elaine Hunter has been asked to deliver the prestigious College of Occupational Therapy Dr Elizabeth Casson Memorial Lecture at this years conference which is taking place on the 19th June. In this blog Elaine shares how she is preparing

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Posted in communicating, conferences, health, health services, leadership, management, therapy

Bradford Grammar School Staff

Richard Overy shares another wonderful glimpse from our past with an image of the teaching staff at Bradford Grammer School, taken in 1939. Lots of interesting faces in this photo – although I can’t help but notice the staff were

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Posted in archives, cultural heritage, gender, history, men, workplace

The Only Way is Onwards, There is No Turning Back!

This week Karl Green is reminiscing about one of his all time favourite television programmes called Knighmare. In the show contestants had to work as a team to defeat the dungeon and the people who lived there. Karl blogs with

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Posted in friendship, media, special events, television

Nearly missed the Dambusters!

Mark Wood has been busy this week! He’s been photographing the Mayor, a boxer and the Dambusters, an event which he nearly didn’t attend. In this blog Mark talks about these different photo shoots and shares some of his favourite

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Posted in digital technology, festival, friendship, photography, public sector, special events, visual arts

Costume drama

A guest post by Liz Ritson on the Ross Wigham blog this week highlighting the Dressing the Stars exhibition which is currently available to view in Woodhorn, Northumberland. The exhibition shows movie costumes which have appeared in some well known

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Posted in celebrity, culture, fashion, festival, special events, textiles and needlework, tourism