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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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Winston Churchill and the ‘fight them on the beaches’ Pie Chart

A brilliant post from Chris Bolton this week who shares with us how Winston Churchill’s famous speech might have been received differently if he’d have used PowerPoint and pie charts. Chris is encouraging us all to deliver big messages face

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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

A talking elk, a turtle, and powerful motivation

Having been without my computer during Week 37, I got it back, mended with a new hard drive and fresh Operating System, and then I had days of getting all the other software I need back onto it during Week

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First time for everything

This week Simon Harrington shares with us some new experiences he’s been having recently. These include doing a live radio interview, visiting some of Dubai’s impressive landmarks, having a facial and stealing a shopping trolley. All becomes clear as to

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One Man’s Doormat’s Another Man’s Pizza

Llama Rockette aka Rough Cat has been having a massive sort out at home, in preparation for a move to South Korea. This has involved making several trips to the charity shops, and also a win win trip to a

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Lights, colour, action

You’re all welcome to a piece of my virtual, colourful birthday cake. It’s in all the colours of the rainbow, is calorie-free and suitable even for those who are gluten-intolerant. Part of it is lemon cake, part is vanilla and

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