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The Christmas Edition

Happy Christmas! Week 51 turned out to be a busy blogging week – 24 posts (I think that is the 2nd highest number that we have had so far). If you had told me that we would have so many

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Images, explanations and change

So, did I [Phil Jewitt] have fun hosting weekly blog club this week? Just a bit, could you tell? Not bad for a bloke on his death bed eh? and who said blokes can’t multi-task or do anything when they are ill?

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Walking on the wild side and seeing things differently

Apologies for the most tardy of weekly summaries to date for Week 46! Technical problems (broadband connection becoming very flaky and then the hub ceasing to work) on Monday and Tuesday added to the delays caused by visiting family and

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At the end of the pier?

A post about having to face up to the probability that a career in cultural heritage is over (and this was written before hearing the news of further cuts to museums’ budget in Tyneside). At the end of the pier? by Janet

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BEYOND MEASURE?

Kate Newhouse has been catching up with the television series The Year the Town Hall Shrank, and was prompted by it to consider the importance of metrics (or lack of them) when local authorities make tough decisions. BEYOND MEASURE? by Kate

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