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Looking forward, facing up, going on

I’m starting the Week 2 summary with the final contribution of that week. Mrs Malaprop and Mr Waugh, Karen Hart’s beautifully written post, is well worth a read. She has just lost her father and wrote about the arranging of the

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Welcome to 2014 and Year 3

Appropriately, we had 14 posts for Week 1 of 2014. It’s wonderful when coincidences like that happen (and if I managed to miss your post, it will go into Week 2’s list). I was delighted to see posts from a

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A Bedlington Terrier, how to tell tales, and ethical issues

Thank you to all who contributed to the wonderful variety of posts in Week 49 of Weekly Blog Club. It was lovely to see the return of some people whom we hadn’t seen for a while. Over in Australia, Samuel-James

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We choose to go to the Moon

Ken Donaldson, Consultant Physician and Associate Medical Director at NHS Dumfries and Galloway, commemorates the 50th anniversary of  John F Kennedy’s assassination, and looks back at his speeches for inspiration of how health professionals aspire to doing more than their

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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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Chocolate, Daleks, The Wall, and rituals

We had 11 contributions for Week 41, the week in which this tweet: Another brick in the wall by @RossWigham http://t.co/7StWLUeUrP Wk41 #WeeklyBlogClub — Weekly Blog Club (@WeeklyBlogClub) October 21, 2013 was our 5,000th tweet – thanks to Derek Barron for noticing

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Bouncing, a nun, squeezing pips, and more!

I have tried an audio summary (for the first time) of the Week 30 posts. Apologies for the rather stilted, self-conscious delivery! Bouncing, a nun, squeezing pips, and more! Thanks very much to Louise Brown for helping me by doing

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