Growing and glowing

Hello Weekly Blog Club fans, it’s Kate Bentham here, glad to be your host for week 5. It’s my first week as host since we reconvened and I’m glad Weekly Blog Club is back. It’s the reason I first started to blog,

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Paper bags and sowing seeds

"Buckbee's seeds full of life"

Thank you very much to all those who contributed to and tweeted about the Week 4 posts. The subjects of the posts were thought-provoking and honest, although sometimes difficult. Michael Canavan’s post about when CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) may not be

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#thiswomancan #youngpeoplecan #artstherapycan

A team of camogie players in 1915, from the National Library of Ireland.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to Week 3 of 2015. Each and every post was interesting and well-written but my personal favourites amongst this week’s  posts were the State of the Art in Medical Education by John McCulloch on the TaysideHealth blog, and #thisgirlcan: a

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Considering collections, communicating, clutter

Foxes communicating by Janet E Davis.

I can’t resist a little alliteration. This week’s title comes from Louise Atkinson’s post about considering her work for her PhD and describing her practice as an artist collector; Kevin McGinley’s contribution to the new Taysidehealth blog on communication between members

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Welcome back!

View over Newcastle 6th January 2015

And it’s our 3rd anniversary! (see last post for the stats on how many authors, views of posts etc). Thank you very much to all of you who responded to my questions about whether we keep going and evolve or

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What shall we do with Weekly Blog Club?

We need a Christmassy picture here. I don’t have any decorations so can’t even take a snapshot of something festive… First, an apology… Sorry, I not only lacked time to do Weekly Blog Club summaries but ran out of steam

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Just another day!

I really enjoyed reading this blog from Heather Currie on the Dumfries and Galloway Health Blog. Heather reflects on some of her own patient experiences, recalling specific details about the care she received, the way she was spoken to by

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