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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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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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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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Cake, Glorious Cake

Kelly Quigley-Hicks attended Comms Camp 14 recently and like many attendees helped raise lots of lovely money for charity by baking and eating cake. In this post Kelly shares with us a storify of some of the amazing cakes baked, some

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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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CIPR member on child-related leave?

Are you a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)? Got some maternity, paternity leave or adoption leave coming up with all the financial constraints that come with it? In this post Kelly Quigley-HIcks fills us in about

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The growing private and public social media split

A very interesting blog from Peter Sharples for week 18, looking at the growth of more and more young adults choosing to interact with their social networks privately. Peter looks at the impact this has on customer relations and also the

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