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Why you love your Billy bookcase

Carolyne’s post this week examines intrinsic and extrinsic motivations, why on earth do we do what we do and how do we use that understanding to motivate others? Would you attempt to climb a mountain if you knew it couldn’t

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Birthdays, Values, Art and 1984

It would seem that you have all been out enjoying the fine weather this week and simply haven’t had the time to blog, or you might have heard that it was me Kate Bentham in as your rubbish host and

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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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Um… half our space is used up…

I just noticed that we have used up half our space allowed on the free version of WordPress.com (this is our 1,394th post). We should be ok for at least 12 months but… remember the questions I raised about whether

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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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A nice number

Just noticed that we have had 20,020 views on this blog by 15.00 (British Summer Time) on 21st October 2013. Thank you to all of you who viewed our blog!

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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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