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Togetherness for greatness

YES! That’s what I’m talking about! We had 13 blogs submitted for week 7. Thank you very much. You’re all fabulous. It’s been a pleasure to read them all. There are blogs (and a vlog!) about art, carbon footprint, libraries, tourism,

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Blue stars, seagull-proofing, waste and change

I’m very grateful to Kate Bentham for looking after Weekly Blog Club for Week 5. She clearly did a brilliant job since the number of posts has tripled this week (even though I didn’t get round to doing one myself)! This week’s posts

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Welcome back!

View over Newcastle 6th January 2015

And it’s our 3rd anniversary! (see last post for the stats on how many authors, views of posts etc). Thank you very much to all of you who responded to my questions about whether we keep going and evolve or

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Stress, a little grrrr, blue light and some other colours

Stress, emergency services, healthcare, and art featured in Week 8’s posts but we will start with music. Carol Woolley’s post about a choral evening A Valentines musical treat (I’ve included a video of Thank You for the Music by Abba because it

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Love, love, love – and some leadership

All together now… It was Valentine’s Day the day after Weekly Blog Club’s Week 6 ended, and the posts of the week anticipated it with lots of love in the air. Mark Wood wrote about his love of photography that

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Trojan horses, writing ghosts, and aiming for the Moon

The posts in Week 46 were as varied as ever but with a strong emphasis on healthcare and training, with some ghosts of writing (but no ghost writing), the odd Trojan horse and bovine brain, and some sport thrown in.

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We choose to go to the Moon

Ken Donaldson, Consultant Physician and Associate Medical Director at NHS Dumfries and Galloway, commemorates the 50th anniversary of  John F Kennedy’s assassination, and looks back at his speeches for inspiration of how health professionals aspire to doing more than their

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