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A postcard from Mumbles. ..

Some fantastic images in this latest blog from Carol Woolley.  Carol shares some lovely photos of a family holiday to Mumbles on the Gower Peninsular in Wales, including castles, piers, a lighthouse and sea views. Such a beautiful place to

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Churchill, Lemons, Lists and Sunshine

Well, well, well, you have been busy this week. What a bumper crop of blogs you’ve kindly submitted for the rest of the world to enjoy, it’s really rather kind of you. Thanks. A couple of our bloggers took up

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Living In A Box

Charlotte Gibbons recently took part in Sleep Easy organised by the YMCA, to raise awareness and much needed funds for this charity which supports young homeless people in accessing temporary and permanent accommodation. In this blog Charlotte writes about how she

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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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People that are close, places far away

My apologies for the delay in the Week 37 summary due to catastrophic laptop failure, resulting eventually in having to replace the hard drive (and losing some files from the last couple of months since it last broke down when

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Satellites, cricket, travel down under, and a ray in Wales.

There seemed to be quite a lot of challenges in Week 35’s posts. I failed the challenge of getting a post written, but Chris Bolton advised Learning from failure. The more it hurts the better you learn. I wish Chris luck

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Seasides, mugging donkeys, and the importance of feeling good

This week’s summary has been an endurance trial just to find the posts and create the summary list. I have had to do it all on a mobile device because my laptop is broken. Although the WordPress app has been

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