Monthly Archives: September 2013

A talking elk, a turtle, and powerful motivation

Having been without my computer during Week 37, I got it back, mended with a new hard drive and fresh Operating System, and then I had days of getting all the other software I need back onto it during Week

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People that are close, places far away

My apologies for the delay in the Week 37 summary due to catastrophic laptop failure, resulting eventually in having to replace the hard drive (and losing some files from the last couple of months since it last broke down when

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If it matters, it’s in.

Hello bloggers, it’s me Kate Bentham, sitting in the Weekly Blog Club hot seat for week 36. It’s been a while since I hosted, I almost forgot what to do. But it’s been good; it’s helped me get into a

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The Listening Project

Fiona Green blogs about the diabetes project DAFNA which is Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating, and is a structured education programme for people with type 1 diabetes. Fiona tells us how the programme gave her an insight into what is

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Is Scrutiny about to come of age……….?

The Good Practice Exchange at the Wales Audit Office share with us the work they have been doing around scrutiny. They have been looking at how they can support Welsh councils to implement a range of scrutiny methods as part

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Just what is ACTUALLY wrong with films with subtitles

An interesting debate by Peter Olding on his blog this week looking at the merits of watching films with subtitles. Peter says that having to read the subtitles would distract him from the visual art of a film, and so

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My summer in 8 ice creams

This week Kate Bentham shares pictures of an awful lot of ice cream. They come in all manner of wonderful flavours and look like the perfect accompaniment to a sunny day, or a rainy day. My summer in 8 ice

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