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Hatton Gallery drawing session 7

The theme for session 7 of the Hatton Gallery Drawing group was Marilyn Monroe, and Janet Davis shares with us the image she created from the exhibition of photographs. Janet draws a reflection of an image of this iconic woman.

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A mo, a splash, Houdini – and more

I must admit that I wished for a story that featured a crowd (or accumulating wealth) and one with a mat in it so I could have titled this post “A mo, a mass, a mat” because the start of

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using a social campaign to back-up a tv show

Ross Wigham has been watching ITV for possibly the first time, all in the line of duty. His job has involved using social media to help promote a television series in which Robson Green wanders around Northumberland and shows how

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Well Done Andy

This week Peter Olding blogs about Andy Murray winning the men’s Wimbledon Tennis Championships, and the subsequent call from the Prime Minister for Andy to receive a knighthood for his achievements. Peter discusses the debate which followed this suggestion and

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Lights, colour, action

You’re all welcome to a piece of my virtual, colourful birthday cake. It’s in all the colours of the rainbow, is calorie-free and suitable even for those who are gluten-intolerant. Part of it is lemon cake, part is vanilla and

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A love letter

I feel it would be a spoiler to tell you what Karen Hart’s love letter is about. I will tell you that it starts with surfing and mention of the film Point Break, but that’s only the introduction… A love

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Fifty Shades of Green: Part 1 – It’s ’Orrible Being in Love When You’re 8 ½ (or 5 ½…)

Did you have crushes on celebrities when you were young? Karl Green can remember his first, at the tender age of 5 years old, and shares a video of her singing. Fifty Shades of Green: Part 1 – It’s ’Orrible

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Costume drama

A guest post by Liz Ritson on the Ross Wigham blog this week highlighting the Dressing the Stars exhibition which is currently available to view in Woodhorn, Northumberland. The exhibition shows movie costumes which have appeared in some well known

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Journalism Day

I also wish that Eddie Coates-Madden contributed a little more frequently to Weekly Blog Club because when he writes, it is always worth reading. Eddie writes about being provocative at a conference on the future of journalism; and being on the

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So much more than numbers

Are there 5 or 6 new contributors to Week 2 of Weekly Blog Club’s Year 2? I lost track – but I can tell you that there have been 10 first-time contributors in the first 2 weeks of this year.

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