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Found poetry, procrastination and top tweeting

A great post this week from Karen Hart who continues with her quest to perfect procrastination. Instead of editing her work in progress Karen instead spends time constructing poetry by adding punctuation and spacing to found text, which we cant

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Posted in literature, poetry, setting goals, storytelling, working practices

Jings, crivvens and help my blog!

There’s a very interesting debate taking place on the Ayrshire Health Blog on the value of blogging. This week we have Roger Watson who replies to comments made previously that there is little value in blogging. Roger argues that blogging is

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Happy 50th Birthday Charlie Bucket

A wonderful post again this week from Karen Hart whose blog celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Karen’s blog appears on the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators website where she shares her connection with

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Posted in literature, special events, storytelling

Lists, writing and memory

A wonderful post from Karen Hart this week, who writes about how Ray Bradbury used lists to spark off creative thinking through word association. Karen uses this technique and the [entirely optional] theme of colour to share with us some highlights

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Posted in culture, painting drawing, setting goals, storytelling

Happy World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day, Dawn Reeves blogs about one of her favourite novels which surprisingly has local government at the heart of its plot. The story looks at communities, public/private schemes, flood plains and budget cuts – and was

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Posted in communities, literature, local government, public sector, storytelling

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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33 Karl Facts

To celebrate his 33rd birthday Karl Green share 33 facts about himself. From favourite children’s programmes and his rendition of  Red Dwarf song to his love of films and having 13 games consoles, I feel like I know Karl a

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