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Tech, culture, caring – and a purple cow

The (entirely optional) Week 35 themes were heroes and heroines for a second week, or  the start of the new academic term (how that feels as a student or a parent of a student). Nobody took up either (entirely optional) theme,

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Ouseburn August 2012 07

Small details from a very short and very slow walk along a footpath in a city. Ouseburn August 2012 07 by Janet E Davis.

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Songs of us – and life on Mars?

The sun came out during Week 32, and some of the Weekly Blog Club writers had a spontaneous summer music festival – virtually, of course – whilst others contemplated forthcoming or recent holidays and sitting around on sofas. We start

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Homeward bound

Janet Harkin remembers a difficult journey in snow (when she attended an unconference) as she anticipates her summer holidays and spending time with her family (and she includes a fabulous picture of her home countryside). Homeward bound by Janet Harkin.

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A kite, content, Creation and camps

Week 29 resulted in the second highest number of posts in a week since Weekly Blog Club began. Well done, guys! This handing over of blog wrangler duties to someone else for a week seems to encourage more to contribute

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Blue ticks, refuseniks and Usain Bolt’s knicks

Yet again, Weekly Blog Clubbers submitted a bumper crop of posts for week 28, there were 14 in total and four (not three as I originally advertised) from new blog club members, which is great. It’s always a pleasure to

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Quarrymen’s Cottage

In this weeks travel section of Weekly Blog Club Kate Bentham tells us about spending time in The Carnedds, on the edge of Snowdonia and the comfort an historic Quarrymen’s Cottage offers. Quarrymen’s Cottage by Kate Bentham

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