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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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There is no I in Community

A very interesting post this week from Peter Olding as he updates us about a project he’s been working on which highlights historic and ancient churches of Great Britain. Peter has realised that building a website is not enough for this project

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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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Christmassy outings East Midlands style

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the East Midlands. There’s everything to get you in the festive spirit, from big Christmas trees, to mulled wines, wonderful walks and pamper time, it seems as if Lindsay Narey can

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Houdini In Cardiff

Joseph Conaghan shares an autographed picture of the Great Houdini and connects it with a place in Cardiff where the escapologist failed to escape a beating. It’s a great reminder of how the back alleys of our towns and cities

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Say hello, hug, say goodbye?

The Week 42 posts made me think again about Weekly Blog Club, as people move on and things quieten down. Joseph Conaghan wrote a thought-provoking post Is Ambulance Reality TV …Insight or Voyeuristic? I can see an argument for producing such television

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Ouseburn viaduct scaffolding

This post is of a photograph from 2012 of a 19th century viaduct that carries the East Coast Mainline across the Ouseburn Valley in Newcastle upon Tyne whilst major conservation work was underway. Ouseburn viaduct scaffolding by Janet E Davis.

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