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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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20 things from BlueLightCamp13

Catherine Howe takes the Dan Slee approach to unconference blogging in her general post about BlueLightCamp13. She writes about 20 things –  grouped into 3 thank yous, 6 research questions, 6 points relating to the question ‘what is the future of social

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Sensibility, sociability, common sense and cake

I might have missed some (do tweet us if I have and point us at the relevant link, please), although I did look carefully (several times), but there were only twelve posts in Week 18 of Weekly Blog Club –

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A weekend @BlueLightCamp

Karl Loveday had not been to an unconference, nor to a hack day before he attended BlueLightCamp 2013. He writes as a guest blogger on the BlueLightCamp blog about how he found the experience. A weekend @BlueLightCamp by Karl Loveday on the

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Why on earth sponsor an Unconference?

Mark Braggins writes about sponsoring an unconference, considers the return on investment,* the opportunities presented by attending and mixing with other sponsors as well as the attendees. When you have read it, if you are a company or organisation with

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We can finally announce…

BlueLightCamp is ‘for emergency responders and those who work with them’ and Sasha Taylor announces that there will be one in 2013 – so if you are interested, this is a must-read post. We can finally announce… by Sasha Taylor on the

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BlueLight Camp: Post of posts

Mark Braggins, involved in organising BlueLight Camp 2013, looks back on what was written about BlueLight Camp 2012 and highlights some comments. BlueLight Camp: Post of posts by Mark Braggins.

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