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Found poetry, procrastination and top tweeting

A great post this week from Karen Hart who continues with her quest to perfect procrastination. Instead of editing her work in progress Karen instead spends time constructing poetry by adding punctuation and spacing to found text, which we cant

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Posted in literature, poetry, setting goals, storytelling, working practices

Happy 50th Birthday Charlie Bucket

A wonderful post again this week from Karen Hart whose blog celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Karen’s blog appears on the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators website where she shares her connection with

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Posted in literature, special events, storytelling

The reinvention of PR – ten thoughts

Kelly Quigley-Hicks recently attended a regional Chartered Institute of Public Relations conference, which brought together high calibre speakers with PR professionals from a wide range of agencies and organisations. In this blog Kelly shares with us her thoughts on the day

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Posted in communicating, conferences, data, public relations, social media, storytelling, working practices

Lists, writing and memory

A wonderful post from Karen Hart this week, who writes about how Ray Bradbury used lists to spark off creative thinking through word association. Karen uses this technique and the [entirely optional] theme of colour to share with us some highlights

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Posted in culture, painting drawing, setting goals, storytelling

Happy World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day, Dawn Reeves blogs about one of her favourite novels which surprisingly has local government at the heart of its plot. The story looks at communities, public/private schemes, flood plains and budget cuts – and was

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Posted in communities, literature, local government, public sector, storytelling

Tonight Matthew, I’m going to be….

Working for the local authority in which you live can be tricky, as Phil Jewitt explains in his blog for week 9. Contributing to discussion and debate as a resident about plans of your employer sometimes needs clarifying so there is

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Posted in blogging, communicating, communities, democracy, local government, public relations, public sector, social media, storytelling, working practices, workplace

Shift happens

An insightful blog from Phil Jewitt this week who shares with us the work he is doing at Leeds City Council to encourage services to use social media and become more sociable. He shares how through the support and guidance

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Posted in communicating, customer service, digital technology, leadership, local government, public relations, public sector, social media, storytelling, websites, working practices, workplace
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