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Learning, earning, writing and socialising

Do you remember week 48? I know it was a while ago so you might have forgotten. For me (Kate Bentham) Week 48 has been sneering at me every time I logged on. It’s been playing on my mind. It’s

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, apps, blogging, communicating, conferences, design, digital technology, Ebooks, health, health services, ideas/innovation, leadership, learning, literature, local government, managing change, patient care, public sector, setting goals, social media, storytelling, working practices

My time at the Shropshire FIS and the future

Daniel Franey joined Shropshire Family information Service as a Modern Apprentice nearly two years ago. In his time with the team he showed how very capable he was to undertake design work, digital projects and dazzle us all with this

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Posted in animations or cartoons, apps, blogging, design, digital technology, Ebooks, local government, public sector, social media, visual arts, working practices

Looking at things differently, communicating clearly

Apologies for the delay in doing the Week 45 summary (been a bit busier and more tired than I’d anticipated). Thank you very much to those who contributed posts this week. It was great to have a new contributor, John

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, blogging, communicating, culture, design, digital technology, disability, fine art, health, health services, languages, learning, management, mental health, museums, patient care, public sector, schools, social media, therapy, training, visual arts, working practices

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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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, aeroplanes, communicating, cultural heritage, design, digital games, digital technology, family, film/video, finance, fine art, food, health, health services, historic buildings and sites, history, learning, local government, mental health, music, natural environment, painting drawing, parks, patient care, research, social media, squares, streets, therapy, tourism, working practices

Hospital Acquired Infections Require A Copper Bottomed Solution

Joseph Conaghan writes about infection control in UK hospitals, how Swedish hospitals differ, and the work of graduating product designers (especially one who happens to be his daughter). His post left me wanting to know how it works. Hospital Acquired

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Posted in design, family, health, health services, learning, universities, working practices, workplace

Sensibility, sociability, common sense and cake

I might have missed some (do tweet us if I have and point us at the relevant link, please), although I did look carefully (several times), but there were only twelve posts in Week 18 of Weekly Blog Club –

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, architecture, blogging, design, digital technology, Ebooks, emergency services, fine art, health, health services, leadership, learning, literature, local government, public sector, social media, tourism, unconferences, working practices

Modern Art Desserts by Caitlin Freeman

Warning: this post contains a link that leads to pictures of aesthetic cake. I once wanted to create whole dinners based on art history. I think it could be a great way to teach art history – dinner parties on

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