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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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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, communities, exercise, friendship, good causes, health, health services, mental health, patient care, public sector, public spaces, regeneration, working practices

Ouseburn Community Art project week 10

In her blog for week 23, Janet Davis updates us on the final week of the Ouseburn Community Art project. Janet not only talks about the outcomes of the project both for the community and for her personally, but also

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Posted in animals, communities, cultural heritage, culture, historic buildings and sites, industry, natural environment, public spaces, visual arts

Thinking out loud

Artist Janet Davis has been looking for some inspiration for her own work and future direction, in particular around the idea of books and multiples, and the opportunity of pulling together some of her images she has of Ouseburn. Janet

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Posted in architecture, blogging, communities, culture, festival, fine art, ideas/innovation, painting drawing, photography, setting goals, working practices

Urban walk June 2013 part 3

In Janet Davis’s 3rd Urban Walks post for week 24, we are now on the return journey back home.  This set ends in the southern end of Ouseburn, at the eastern end of Newcastle’s Quayside, and shows some of the

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Off Quay Arthouse launch

Janet reports back from the opening of a new art space in Ouseburn, opened by some recent graduates from Northumbria University. Off Quay Arthouse launch by Janet Davis

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Jacob ewe linocut 1

Pictures and a few words about creating a linocut of a Jacob ewe who lives at Ouseburn Farm in Newcastle upon Tyne. Jacob ewe linocut 1 by Janet E Davis.

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Posted in printmaking, sheep, working practices

12 x highlights of 2012 part 2

The second part of this three-part turn-of-the-year series includes art, digital, foxes and rivers. 12 x highlights of 2012 part 2 by Janet E Davis.

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Posted in digital technology, natural environment, social media, visual arts

Ouseburn January 2013 01

  A post with almost no words, sharing a short walk on New Year’s Day. Ouseburn January 2013 01 by Janet E Davis.

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Ouseburn cockerel

A short but very sweet photo blog post from Janet Davis, the Ouseburn cockerel. What do you see when you look in his eyes? Ouseburn cockerel by Janet Davis

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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