Monthly Archives: May 2014

Hubs, Health and Happy Shoes

Week 18? Already? Well I never. It’s true that time flies when you’re enjoying yourself and this week has flown by for me because I’ve been enjoying the 11 fabulous blogs submitted. I especially liked the blog post by Karen Hart

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, communicating, data, digital technology, education, emergency planning, family, finance, floods, health, health services, local government, maps, open data, painting drawing, patient care, photography, public sector, research, social media, special events, visual arts, working practices

Just like my daughter

Karen Hart blogs about her daughter’s friendships, studies and plans for the future. Everything you would hope from a 17 year old. Karen also shares the shock and anger both she and her daughter have felt when hearing that 200 Nigeria

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Posted in culture, education, family, friendship

Hampshire publishes Aerial Photography as open data (finally!)

Mark Braggins updates us on some exciting developments on the Hampshire Hub blog. After spending the summer of 2013 working with Blom Aerofilm capturing aerial photography of Hampshire, the high resolution imagery and data is now available as open data. The

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Posted in data, digital technology, emergency planning, floods, local government, maps, open data, photography, unconferences

Reaching out to hospital patients at the end of life

A fascinating blog post this week from David Clark on the Dumfries and Galloway Health blog. David and colleagues wanted to  to establish what proportion of people in hospital at any one time are in the last year of life. The

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Posted in health, health services, patient care, public sector, working practices

A postcard from Mumbles. ..

Some fantastic images in this latest blog from Carol Woolley.  Carol shares some lovely photos of a family holiday to Mumbles on the Gower Peninsular in Wales, including castles, piers, a lighthouse and sea views. Such a beautiful place to

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Posted in beaches, family, natural environment, special events

A pear on a plate on 1950s fabric

I am really enjoying the recent series of blogs from Janet Davis as she shares with us the still life compositions she has been painting. This week Janet shares with us some delightful fabric which dates back to the 1950s and

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Posted in culture, painting drawing, visual arts

The grey and the green

A wonderful blog from Diane Sims this week who shares the love and history of a willow tree in her garden. The tree sadly took a massive hit from a storm at the end of last year. Diane talks about

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