Monthly Archives: June 2014

Memories of England Past

No matter how you’re feeling about the 2014 FIFA World Cup you can’t deny that there was something about football tournaments past that just isn’t there this year. Karl remembers fondly the Italia 90* and Euro 96 competitions and wonders

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Birthdays, Values, Art and 1984

It would seem that you have all been out enjoying the fine weather this week and simply haven’t had the time to blog, or you might have heard that it was me Kate Bentham in as your rubbish host and

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Posted in cake/caek, childcare, communicating, communities, conferences, cultural heritage, culture, family, health, health services, leadership, literature, museums, patient care, setting goals, special events, Uncategorized, visual arts, working practices

The Value of Values

A great blog this week from Julie Booth looking at Values within the NHS. Julie highlights Disney as an organisation that provides excellent customer service, and how at the heart of the company is an enthusiastic and well motivated workforce who

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Posted in health, health services, leadership, patient care, working practices

Reflections on #nhsscot14

After two inspiring days at the NHS Scotland event, Selina Stephen and Jason Leitch have time to reflect on what they learnt from the event, and to also consider how everyone working within NHS Scotland can take the two key

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Posted in communicating, conferences, health, health services, leadership, patient care, public sector, setting goals, working practices

Happy 50th Birthday Charlie Bucket

A wonderful post again this week from Karen Hart whose blog celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Karen’s blog appears on the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators website where she shares her connection with

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Posted in literature, special events, storytelling

Practice as research: Digital Archives and the RAM Museum

This week Louise Atkinson shares with us the work of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter. Louise blogs about how the museums buildings have developed over the years and also how their approach to collections has changed over time, including an

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Posted in cultural heritage, culture, museums, PhD, research, visual arts, working practices

Nineteen Eighty-Four as lived by Karl

I absolutely loved this blog by Karl S Green. The blog includes extracts from a message book between home and nursery when it was 1984 and Karl was 3 years old. It highlights some of Karl’s interests at the time

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Posted in childcare, communicating, family

Ouseburn Community Art project week 10

In her blog for week 23, Janet Davis updates us on the final week of the Ouseburn Community Art project. Janet not only talks about the outcomes of the project both for the community and for her personally, but also

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Posted in animals, communities, cultural heritage, culture, historic buildings and sites, industry, natural environment, public spaces, visual arts

Communicating, Culture, Holidays and #nhsscot14

Listen to the Weekly Summary in Welsh below, or read on for the English! This is the first week I’ve covered Weekly Blog Club in quite some time, and what a week it was! We had 13 great blogs that are well

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, blogging, communicating, cultural heritage, culture, digital technology, health, health services, holiday, ideas/innovation, learning, local government, MOOC, patient care, photography, public relations, public relations, public sector, Third sector, training, visual arts, wifi

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Brecon Beacons Hillwalking

If you’re traipsing up one of the highest mountains in Wales, what are your priorities? Food? Shelter? Or WiFi? Chris looks at an updated version of Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs, which went viral a while back. When training for the

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