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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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Digital, leaders, writers and Santa

Hello bloggers, it’s rubbish host  Kate Bentham here, trying to catch up with all of the fabulous blogs you have posted over the last 2 weeks. Yes, yes, I’m a bit behind but don’t let that stop you submitting a

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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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Brisbane to Melbourne and a little Grand Designs

Another episode in the story of Samuel-James Wilson’s adventures in Australia, with some sunny pictures for those back in storm-tossed Britain to appreciate. This episode includes getting into a talk about Grand Designs by Kevin McCloud. I’m sure everyone who

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People that are close, places far away

My apologies for the delay in the Week 37 summary due to catastrophic laptop failure, resulting eventually in having to replace the hard drive (and losing some files from the last couple of months since it last broke down when

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Ready to hook into this boiled Christmas fruit cake now!

  More cake for Weekly Blog Club in Week 52! Helen Blunden micro-blogged a picture from Australia of her Christmas cake. Ready to hook into this boiled Christmas fruit cake now! by Helen Blunden.

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My Day in 10 Pics – or 7…

Helen Blunden was inspired by Andrew Jacobs’ #mydayin10pics by, who was inspired by Janet Harkin’s My day in 10 pictures, to share her very hot day in Melbourne with us in 10 pictures… well, actually, 7 pictures. My Day in 10 Pics –

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#GovCampQld – thoughts, people, tweets and links

Matt Murray’s Week 11 post is about GovCamp Queensland that he attended recently. Those who have been to GovCamps and LocalgovCamps elsewhere will find this particularly interesting (some of the issues are…well, read for yourselves and find out!). #GovCampQld –

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Social media during the #bigwet January 2012

Matt Murray writes about cricket, the Big Wet & local government use of social media in emergency situations. Another thought-provoking Week 6 Weekly Blog Club post. Hopefully, those who include use of social media in their emergency planning will share

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