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Lost magic and bolshie traits

Thanks very much to the lovely Kate Bentham for her great summary of the week 7 posts – I always enjoy reading her summaries (and think they’re better than mine). Amongst the excellent posts for week 8, two caught my eye immediately.

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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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Getting personal, explaining dementia, and paper in art

We had 11 contributions for Week 5, with three themes emerging during the week: health issues, using social media in the public sector, and art. Gina Alexander returned to the  @dghealth (Dumfries and Galloway Health) blog with Take a deep breath. I was

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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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Trojan horses, writing ghosts, and aiming for the Moon

The posts in Week 46 were as varied as ever but with a strong emphasis on healthcare and training, with some ghosts of writing (but no ghost writing), the odd Trojan horse and bovine brain, and some sport thrown in.

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Namibia: Part 1

Simon Harrington writes about a trip to Namibia during which not everything went to plan from the moment he sat on the plane. This post contains a photo of Simon in Y-fronts but, thankfully, not a photo of the bovine

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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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