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Data, Detectives, GE2015 and Supergran

Hello, it’s me Kate Bentham here again, trying to catch up on blog post summaries. This is the summary for week 18, I think, although who really knows. Anyway a Happy Bank Holiday Monday to you. I hope you have been spending

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The Wales Audit Office and Co-production

A very interesting post this week from Good Practice Exchange at the Wales Audit Office looking at co-production within Welsh government. The theme of co-production is inextricably linked to performance and finance – targeting resources where they can be used most effectively. The

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Serious selfies, spring, and sensations

Thank you very much to all the contributors to Week 12’s 15 posts. Since I am behind on summaries, I hope that this brief summary will be enough to lead you to explore these posts. I found them all well worth

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Looking forward, looking backward

The lack of posts in Week 51 is explained by the fact that the week included Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day so I think most people might have been quite busy doing other things maybe. Four well-organised people

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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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Changing Times with Prof Kate Pickett

Kate Pickett, Professor of Inequalities in Health at York University, epidemiologist and author, takes a thoughtful look at how society has changed over the last couple of decades, and how inequality affects our society as a whole. Changing Times by Professor Kate

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Leaving for the future

A wonderful blog from Janet Davis who looks back on how life was in London in the middle the Thatcher years. Alongside the wealth and fashion, Janet also covers how the development of the docklands was viewed to a heritage professional and

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Love, light and cake

Week 8 started on Valentine’s Day and brought in 22 contributions, some of which were actually on the week’s [entirely optional] theme of love (it is not often that people choose to contribute something that connects with the week’s theme).

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Chris Hulme

Peter Olding is at the heart of the current political hotspot: Eastleigh. He considers the appropriateness of a picture illustrating an article about this by-election. Chris Hulme by Peter Olding

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Picturing the everyday and questioning

Pictures, social technology, questions and questioning featured quite a lot in this week’s posts. The [entirely optional] theme for Week 48 was My Day in 10 Pics (or #mydayin10pics). Janet Harkin had initiated this theme, and we had a few

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