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A, B, C – Art, bubbles, carers

Thank you very much to all who contributed posts to Week 9. Caring emerged as a strong theme this week, both as caring for people and caring about doing things. I was particularly interested in Adrienne McDermid-Thomas’s post about art therapy. My

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Lost magic and bolshie traits

Thanks very much to the lovely Kate Bentham for her great summary of the week 7 posts – I always enjoy reading her summaries (and think they’re better than mine). Amongst the excellent posts for week 8, two caught my eye immediately.

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Blue stars, seagull-proofing, waste and change

I’m very grateful to Kate Bentham for looking after Weekly Blog Club for Week 5. She clearly did a brilliant job since the number of posts has tripled this week (even though I didn’t get round to doing one myself)! This week’s posts

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Paper bags and sowing seeds

"Buckbee's seeds full of life"

Thank you very much to all those who contributed to and tweeted about the Week 4 posts. The subjects of the posts were thought-provoking and honest, although sometimes difficult. Michael Canavan’s post about when CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) may not be

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#thiswomancan #youngpeoplecan #artstherapycan

A team of camogie players in 1915, from the National Library of Ireland.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to Week 3 of 2015. Each and every post was interesting and well-written but my personal favourites amongst this week’s  posts were the State of the Art in Medical Education by John McCulloch on the TaysideHealth blog, and #thisgirlcan: a

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Considering collections, communicating, clutter

Foxes communicating by Janet E Davis.

I can’t resist a little alliteration. This week’s title comes from Louise Atkinson’s post about considering her work for her PhD and describing her practice as an artist collector; Kevin McGinley’s contribution to the new Taysidehealth blog on communication between members

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Welcome back!

View over Newcastle 6th January 2015

And it’s our 3rd anniversary! (see last post for the stats on how many authors, views of posts etc). Thank you very much to all of you who responded to my questions about whether we keep going and evolve or

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