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33 Karl Facts

To celebrate his 33rd birthday Karl Green share 33 facts about himself. From favourite children’s programmes and his rendition of  Red Dwarf song to his love of films and having 13 games consoles, I feel like I know Karl a

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Thinking out loud

Artist Janet Davis has been looking for some inspiration for her own work and future direction, in particular around the idea of books and multiples, and the opportunity of pulling together some of her images she has of Ouseburn. Janet

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Posted in architecture, blogging, communities, culture, festival, fine art, ideas/innovation, painting drawing, photography, setting goals, working practices

DonateLife Transplant Choir

An inspiring guest blog this week from Rob Graham, husband on Kathryn Graham who is waiting for a new heart and lungs, and who blogs to raise awareness of organ donation. Rob tells us of the first public performance of

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Volunteering rocks – my volunteering week

Louise Brown has chosen one of the [entirely optional] themes for week 24, and blogs about volunteering. Louise has been kept busy this week with lots of different volunteering opportunities, including being a room guide for the National Trust, supporting

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Posted in charitable trusts, festival, literature, setting goals, special events

Nearly missed the Dambusters!

Mark Wood has been busy this week! He’s been photographing the Mayor, a boxer and the Dambusters, an event which he nearly didn’t attend. In this blog Mark talks about these different photo shoots and shares some of his favourite

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Costume drama

A guest post by Liz Ritson on the Ross Wigham blog this week highlighting the Dressing the Stars exhibition which is currently available to view in Woodhorn, Northumberland. The exhibition shows movie costumes which have appeared in some well known

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Posted in celebrity, culture, fashion, festival, special events, textiles and needlework, tourism

The End of the First Year Edition

I shall start this summary at the beginning and the end of this year. Weekly Blog Club was created out of a humorous exchange between Dan Slee and Sarah Lay on Twitter. I am delighted that Sarah found time (she is a very busy

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Advent Challenge

Amazing work by Ben Whitehouse – who instead of a weekly blog, is blogging every day of the Advent. At the time of writing this summary Ben was up to Day 14, with a nice letter to Santa, but there

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Posted in blogging, family, festival, holiday, Religion, special events

My well-travelled Christmas Tree

If you aren’t feeling all christmassy yet, this blog by Kate Bentham might help. Kate shares photos of her collection of Christmas tree decorations from around the world. Think a dreadlocked snowman and santa driving a pair of clogs and

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Posted in festival, special events, travel and exploration

I wish it could be Christmas every day…..

Carol Woolley has been getting into the Christmas spirit and singing her heart out with several festive perfromances with the chior she is a part of. It seems any tune is on the playlist from the traditional to the modern,

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