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Chocolate, Daleks, The Wall, and rituals

We had 11 contributions for Week 41, the week in which this tweet: Another brick in the wall by @RossWigham Wk41 #WeeklyBlogClub — Weekly Blog Club (@WeeklyBlogClub) October 21, 2013 was our 5,000th tweet – thanks to Derek Barron for noticing

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, aeroplanes, communicating, cultural heritage, design, digital games, digital technology, family, film/video, finance, fine art, food, health, health services, historic buildings and sites, history, learning, local government, mental health, music, natural environment, painting drawing, parks, patient care, research, social media, squares, streets, therapy, tourism, working practices

Urban walk March 2013

As a big fan of Janet Davis’s photography, we always look forward to her Urban Walk posts. As an artist Janet see beauty in what others might miss. On this walk, rectangles and circles stood out in some really interesting photographs. Urban

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A wet urban walk

For week 39, Janet Davis takes us on an urdan walk, on a very wet day. With beautiful photos taken along the way, we feel like we accompanied Janet on her walk, talking to her about the interesting sites she

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Posted in natural environment, photography, public spaces, rain, regeneration, squares, weather

London Calling – A Scottish Cop’s Experience of Policing with the Met

Andy Wilson gives a fascinating personal insight in to policing the Olympics, and some of the differences in style and approach between different forces. London Calling – A Scottish Cop’s Experience of Policing with the Met by Andy Wilson

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Posted in communicating, Olympics, parks, police, public relations, public sector, public spaces, special events, sports, squares, streets, Uncategorized, working practices

A gradual progress and fluorescent fashion

This week Janet Davis takes us on an urban walk through Newcastle upon Tyne, capturing and commenting on the sights she sees along the way. The post considers the role of imagery within the city through architecture and the natural

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Urban snapshots on a spring day

This set of snapshots (taken on an iPod Touch, so low quality level) with narrative in captions gives glimpses of a walk through a city centre on a very warm late spring day. Choose slideshow with info option for more

Posted in alleys, photography, squares, streets, sunshine, walking

First it was the Pigeons…

Irena Souroup writes about a girl with hula hoops, supported by Eddie Izzard, but not by everyone – and the shocking price of a coffee and biccie at the National Portrait Gallery. First it was the Pigeons…. by  Irena Souroup.

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