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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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Posted in cake/caek, communicating, communities, conferences, cooking, food, internal communications, photography, public relations, public relations, unconferences

Churchill, Lemons, Lists and Sunshine

Well, well, well, you have been busy this week. What a bumper crop of blogs you’ve kindly submitted for the rest of the world to enjoy, it’s really rather kind of you. Thanks. A couple of our bloggers took up

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, beaches, blogging, budget cuts, charitable trusts, communicating, communities, cooking, cultural heritage, culture, data, fashion, food, health, health services, leadership, local government, open data, painting drawing, patient care, photography, public sector, radio, working practices, workplace

Feeling blue

Diane Sims has taken up the [entirely optional] theme this week of colour and shares with us an image of some Salad Blue potatoes which she used in a recipe for potato salad. Although the potatoes might look a little unusual the

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Posted in cooking, food

Namibia: Part 1

Simon Harrington writes about a trip to Namibia during which not everything went to plan from the moment he sat on the plane. This post contains a photo of Simon in Y-fronts but, thankfully, not a photo of the bovine

Posted in aeroplanes, cooking, food, tourism, travel and exploration

A talking elk, a turtle, and powerful motivation

Having been without my computer during Week 37, I got it back, mended with a new hard drive and fresh Operating System, and then I had days of getting all the other software I need back onto it during Week

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, archives, blogging, charitable trusts, communicating, cooking, cultural heritage, elk, family, fine art, friendship, good causes, health, health services, hierarchy, humanity, humour, ideas/innovation, languages, leadership, learning, museums, music, photography, public sector, relationship, social care, social media, society, Third sector, training, turtles, unconferences, working practices

People that are close, places far away

My apologies for the delay in the Week 37 summary due to catastrophic laptop failure, resulting eventually in having to replace the hard drive (and losing some files from the last couple of months since it last broke down when

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Your PR is only as good as your product

Kenny McDonald considers two examples of rather tricky PR situations: one in internationally famous stables, and the other in a restaurant aspiring to be recognised for the highest cuisine. Your PR is only as good as your product by Kenny McDonald.

Posted in cooking, horse racing, public relations
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