Monthly Archives: June 2013

Caring, volunteering and walking

Hello lovely bloggers, it’s me Kate Bentham again, sitting in the Weekly Blog Club hot seat, well slouching on the sofa to be precise. I hope you’ve all had a good week? I’m going to top that off nicely now with some

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Better late than never, probably!

WOW! There are some great healthcare related blogs summarised in the May edition of the Scottish Health Monthly, something for everyone with an interest in Scottish health matters. Better late than never, probably! by Scottish Health Monthly

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United Leadership (part 1)

A fantastic post this week by Andy Johnson who looks at the subject of leadership for week 24 of weekly blog club. After a recent visit to the home of Manchester United, Andy is inspired by the leadership within the

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Photographer Mark Wood shares some of the challenges and rewards of taking photos at weddings, from the time it takes, to the editing, to tucking shirts into trousers. Mark also shares images taken using a different techniques, and the contrast

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A Beach Walk May 2013

This week Kate Bentham also took up the [entirely option] theme of the Urban/Rural Walk, but taking us instead on a walk along a stretch of coastline in Wales instead. Kate shares some of the items found on the shore.

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Urban walk June 2013 part 3

In Janet Davis’s 3rd Urban Walks post for week 24, we are now on the return journey back home.  This set ends in the southern end of Ouseburn, at the eastern end of Newcastle’s Quayside, and shows some of the

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Urban walk June 2013 part 2

The second part of Janet Davis’s Urban Walk posts this week focuses on some of the more natural elements of urban living. It feels less harsh and instead softer. Some great images with shadows, and what I am sure was

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