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A, B, C – Art, bubbles, carers

Thank you very much to all who contributed posts to Week 9. Caring emerged as a strong theme this week, both as caring for people and caring about doing things. I was particularly interested in Adrienne McDermid-Thomas’s post about art therapy. My

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#thiswomancan #youngpeoplecan #artstherapycan

A team of camogie players in 1915, from the National Library of Ireland.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to Week 3 of 2015. Each and every post was interesting and well-written but my personal favourites amongst this week’s  posts were the State of the Art in Medical Education by John McCulloch on the TaysideHealth blog, and #thisgirlcan: a

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, communicating, culture, exercise, health, health services, journalism, leadership, public sector, sports, therapy, universities, women

Pizzas are delivered………

On the Dumfries and Galloway Health blog this week we hear from Consultant Midwife Karen King. Karen blogs about promoting women to have a normal birth and the crucial role midwives have in supporting this. The emphasis in Karen’s blogs

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A mo, a splash, Houdini – and more

I must admit that I wished for a story that featured a crowd (or accumulating wealth) and one with a mat in it so I could have titled this post “A mo, a mass, a mat” because the start of

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Texas Mo

Richard Overy is taking part in #Movember again this year – if you want to donate, do visit his Movember 13 page – and so his post features a very fine historical Texan mo. Texas Mo by Richard Overy.

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Careers, kids and having it all

A very personal blog this week from Nicola Davies who writes about giving up her much loved career as she tried to juggle work, children and her own expectations. Nicola has since gone on to continue to make her career

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Posted in Business, childcare, equality, family, freelancers, gender, public sector, relationship, setting goals, working practices

Thinking, Singing, Dancing

Hello lovely bloggers, it’s me Kate Bentham, sitting in the Weekly Blog Club seat for a second week on the trot. How’s your week been then? Have you been enjoying the sun? Had any ice cream? I have, natch. We’ve

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Menopause in the workplace

With such a significant proportion of the workforce being women, and being over the age of 50, many are experiencing the hormonal changes of the perimenopause and of the menopause. Heather Currie blogs about the effects of this in the

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Bradford Grammar School Staff

Richard Overy shares another wonderful glimpse from our past with an image of the teaching staff at Bradford Grammer School, taken in 1939. Lots of interesting faces in this photo – although I can’t help but notice the staff were

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A church app and a martyr to excessive sensibility

Louise Brown comments in passing on an ecclesiastical app on her way to telling us the intriguing and tragic story of “a martyr to excessive sensibility.” I find myself wondering what happened to the villain in the story. A church

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