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Found poetry, procrastination and top tweeting

A great post this week from Karen Hart who continues with her quest to perfect procrastination. Instead of editing her work in progress Karen instead spends time constructing poetry by adding punctuation and spacing to found text, which we cant

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Writer’s block

Janet Davis shares her thoughts about what might be stopping her from writing a book. Having written lots of words since a young age, Janet blogs about the type of book which she could write, whether a fictional novel or

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Rockets, Areoplanes and Nuka

Hello, yes it’s me Kate Bentham again, just helping out at the Weekly Blog Club controls for week 14 of year 2. Time really is zooming by but it’s great to see so many out of this world blogs being

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Our Little Rocket

To celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on 2nd April, Shropshire Family Information Service shared a poem written by a mum about her newly diagnosed Autistic daughter, sharing what it is like to be a parent to an Autistic child and

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A Nation Built On Beige, And Stronger For It

Rough Cat shares her Burns Night preparations and recipes with us… and source of Haggis. A Nation Built On Beige, And Stronger For It by Rough Cat.

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Four Readings and a Tombstone

A lovely and poetic blog by Diane Sims, recalling times and feelings she had when she heard poet Simon Armitage speak on 4 separate occasions. The blogs not only looks at Simon’s journey, and baggage, but at lifes journey, making

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Something for Santa

Ben Whitehouse shares some of his and his family’s Christmas traditions. Something for Santa by Ben Whitehouse.

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A lovely, poignant poem is Kate Bentham’s Week 26 contribution to Weekly Blog Club. Missed by Kate Bentham.

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In Xanadu did Michael Gove

Irena Souroup was catching up on the Gove news (not that Gove-related news but the previous one) after a week away. She considers Gove’s proposal for children to learn more poetry at school (sadly, not in a poem this time).

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New jobs, old jobs, and 1 of the most important jobs of all

Week 20 proved to be one of the lighter weeks in number of posts, but there is more than one ‘must-read’ post amongst the nine submitted (unless I failed to spot any en route). There was a bit of a

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