Monthly Archives: January 2014

The first born, the last post and seven smiles

Hello lovely bloggers, how’s your week been so far? Mine’s mainly been full of cake and reading the super blogs submitted this week. There have been 10 blogs for week 3, all of which I have enjoyed, and I am

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The Last Post

Karen Hart has previously shared with us blogs on the illness and death of her Father. In The Last Post Karen blogs about her Father’s funeral and the coming together of those who loved him to join in remembering how kind,

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A parent in the Healthcare system (and proof I did not steal the DaVinci)

I have to admit that when I read Peter Bryden’s account of the birth of his first child I had tears running down my face. Peter and his wife did not experience the care you would expect during what became

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Practice as research

An interesting discussion this week from Louise Atkinson who looks at the relationship between artist and museums. Louise considers how artists have intervened in museums, either through being commissioned to respond to the collection, creating interpretive works, or sometimes even

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Posted in cultural heritage, culture, galleries, museums, public spaces, visual arts

Cultural differences

A moving blog this week from Ann Gow on the Ayrshire Health Blog. Ann shares with us a recent sad time for her family following the death of an Aunt. Ann describes how due to culture, alongside the wishes of

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Shift happens

An insightful blog from Phil Jewitt this week who shares with us the work he is doing at Leeds City Council to encourage services to use social media and become more sociable. He shares how through the support and guidance

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Webinars and cloud: breaking new ground

The Good Practice Exchange at the Wales Audit Office blog this week on a webinar they hosted looked at cloud computing. This webinar made a change from the seminars they have hosted previously and the blog offers a useful evaluation

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