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Leaving for the future

A wonderful blog from Janet Davis who looks back on how life was in London in the middle the Thatcher years. Alongside the wealth and fashion, Janet also covers how the development of the docklands was viewed to a heritage professional and

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Posted in archives, buildings conservation, communities, construction industry, cultural heritage, culture, fashion, housing, industry, politics, regeneration, working practices

Lincoln Cathedral

Samuel-James Wilson has spent a week on placement with Lincoln Cathedral. He illustrates his account of his time there with some fascinating photographs including of areas of the cathedral that visitors would not normally see. Lincoln Cathedral by Samuel-James Wilson.

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Posted in architecture, buildings conservation, construction industry, cultural heritage, photography, working practices

Two wheel city

Ross Wigham’s Week 25 post marks National Cycle Week. He writes about a cycle ride he did around Tyneside with views of a tucked-away marina, my favourite sort-of-secret valley (Ouseburn), and parts of a Roman period World Heritage Site: Hadrian’s

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Posted in cultural heritage, cycling, exercise, parks, public spaces, travel and exploration

Milestones and Standing Stones (and standing still) | 72 Prufrocks

Diane Sims writes some of what she sees in local government, attitudes towards using social media, and talking to an archaeologist in Orkney about open data. Milestones and Standing Stones (and standing still) by 72 Prufrocks (aka Diane Sims).

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Posted in communicating, communities, cultural heritage, culture, digital technology, local government, public sector, social media