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Cake, Glorious Cake

Kelly Quigley-Hicks attended Comms Camp 14 recently and like many attendees helped raise lots of lovely money for charity by baking and eating cake. In this post Kelly shares with us a storify of some of the amazing cakes baked, some

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Posted in cake/caek, communicating, communities, conferences, cooking, food, internal communications, photography, public relations, public relations, unconferences

Churchill, Lemons, Lists and Sunshine

Well, well, well, you have been busy this week. What a bumper crop of blogs you’ve kindly submitted for the rest of the world to enjoy, it’s really rather kind of you. Thanks. A couple of our bloggers took up

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One and a half lemons and a pepper

I’m delighted to see that Janet Davis is painting again, and that she shares the various stages of her work with us through her blogs. This latest painting has some amazing colours in it, so vibrant and bright, a very cheerful

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Posted in culture, food, painting drawing, visual arts, working practices

Feeling blue

Diane Sims has taken up the [entirely optional] theme this week of colour and shares with us an image of some Salad Blue potatoes which she used in a recipe for potato salad. Although the potatoes might look a little unusual the

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Posted in cooking, food

Namibia: Part 1

Simon Harrington writes about a trip to Namibia during which not everything went to plan from the moment he sat on the plane. This post contains a photo of Simon in Y-fronts but, thankfully, not a photo of the bovine

Posted in aeroplanes, cooking, food, tourism, travel and exploration

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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Chocolate emergency? Dial mine,mine, mine…

Warning: the link below leads to a post that may be not safe to read if you really like chocolate (there are even pictures). I can leave chocolate sitting in a cupboard for months but Jane’s post almost had me

Posted in food, humour, ideas/innovation, private sector, psychology

Time travel, rock stars and chilli peppers

Not so many posts for Week 34, but it was the week after the bank holiday and some of the regulars are busy travelling or getting back into the routine after travelling. And less posts mean that you have time

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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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Doodling and learning, briefs and bags

Week 13 summary happened to fall within the Easter weekend, so Happy Easter to all of you! Or Happy Spring Day or whatever for those who would rather not be wished a Happy Easter. One of the chicks in the

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