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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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A Bedlington Terrier, how to tell tales, and ethical issues

Thank you to all who contributed to the wonderful variety of posts in Week 49 of Weekly Blog Club. It was lovely to see the return of some people whom we hadn’t seen for a while. Over in Australia, Samuel-James

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60 day’s late.

A great update from Samuel-James Wilson on his adventures in Australia. The 60 days since he arrived have seen plenty of activity but very little work, now however there is work on the horizon too, which is fantastic. Samuel-James 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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A new era for apprenticeships…apparently

Some robust views by Samuel-James Wilson on David Cameron’s recent announcement about work training schemes for young people and “a new era for apprenticeships,” with an example of why things need to improve from when he was doing brick-laying at

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Caring about carers, communicating & November customs

A quiet week for posts – but that means you have time to read a greater percentage of them! Samuel-James was still enjoying life in Australia in this week’s post – Brisbane to Melbourne and a little Grand Designs – but keen

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