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The Pica Pica Project: Newcastle/Gateshead (Body Worlds, BALTIC and Laing Art Gallery)

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I don’t recall going to Newcastle, either as an adult or a child, so when I decided to go and see the Body Worlds Animal Inside Out exhibition, I decided to make a real trip of it and stay overnight. I’m glad I did; it was a lovely trip. Body Worlds at the Science Centre I arrived in ...

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The Pica Pica Project: Manchester Art Gallery and The Whitworth

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This week brought a great day in Manchester but I completely ran out of time. So I have a return trip planned and this time I’ll stay overnight. In the meantime, I have to give big shout outs to The Whitworth Gallery and Manchester Art Gallery. I saw some fantastic things in both. Here are ...

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The Pica Pica Project: York, Leeds, Sheffield

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I’ve pretty much abandoned the whole concept of a Discovery Day, since I’ve just been going out whenever I can, to wherever I can. It’s just a Discovery Project now. Despite the title of this post, this week was York, then back to Barnsley, then Sheffield, then Leeds, then ...

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The Pica Pica Project: Leeds, Wakefield, Barnsley

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This has been quite a week of discovery so The Pica Pica Project is definitely off to a good start. As planned, I made Wednesday my Discovery Day and took myself off to Leeds for the day. An unexpected afternoon off on Thursday allowed me some time to visit the Civic in Barnsley and then – ...

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Six Cats and a Black Dog: Dude, Where’s My Hat?

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Last year I made a Blog For Mental Health pledge. Sadly, there is no pledge in 2016 and the Blog for Mental Health site is no longer being curated, though it is currently still accessible. However, this was a wonderful project (and it ran for several years) and I’m truly glad it got me ...

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The Pica Pica Project: Thinking about the Days of Discovery

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I’ve decided that Wednesdays (and possibly some Mondays) will be the perfect days for my ‘Day(s) of Discovery’ each week, so I’ve been researching some of the things I’d like to do. I must admit, some things that have made my shortlist are not 100% new to me but I ...

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The Pica Pica Project: A Celebration of the Magpie Within

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So I had in mind that I really wanted to do a summer project, but what? I had my MOOCs – they’ve been an ongoing thing – and #Digiwrimo had inspired me to write again, but I also wanted to get back to some photography. I’ve enjoyed doing a bit of language learning (via ...

A to Z Blogging Challenge: Z is for Zebra

A to Z Blogging Challenge: Z is for Zoo #atozchallenge

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IntroductionAbout DuolingoAbout A to Z Blogging ChallengeEarlier this year I was inspired by a Twitter challenge (#teacher5adaymflmarch) to spend a few minutes every day using Duolingo. I wasn’t in a position to do the full challenge but I love that it prompted me to try something new, just ...

A to Z Blogging Challenge: Y is for Yellow

A to Z Blogging Challenge: Y is for Yellow #atozchallenge

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IntroductionAbout DuolingoAbout A to Z Blogging ChallengeEarlier this year I was inspired by a Twitter challenge (#teacher5adaymflmarch) to spend a few minutes every day using Duolingo. I wasn’t in a position to do the full challenge but I love that it prompted me to try something new, just ...

A to Z Blogging Challenge: X is for X-Ray

A to Z Blogging Challenge: X is for X-Ray #atozchallenge

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IntroductionAbout DuolingoAbout A to Z Blogging ChallengeEarlier this year I was inspired by a Twitter challenge (#teacher5adaymflmarch) to spend a few minutes every day using Duolingo. I wasn’t in a position to do the full challenge but I love that it prompted me to try something new, just ...

A to Z Blogging Challenge: W is for Woman

A to Z Blogging Challenge: W is for Woman #atozchallenge

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IntroductionAbout DuolingoAbout A to Z Blogging ChallengeEarlier this year I was inspired by a Twitter challenge (#teacher5adaymflmarch) to spend a few minutes every day using Duolingo. I wasn’t in a position to do the full challenge but I love that it prompted me to try something new, just ...

A to Z Blogging Challenge: V is for Vegetarian

A to Z Blogging Challenge: V is for Vegetarian #atozchallenge

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IntroductionAbout DuolingoAbout A to Z Blogging ChallengeEarlier this year I was inspired by a Twitter challenge (#teacher5adaymflmarch) to spend a few minutes every day using Duolingo. I wasn’t in a position to do the full challenge but I love that it prompted me to try something new, just ...

A to Z Blogging Challenge: U is for Us

A to Z Blogging Challenge: U is for Us #atozchallenge

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IntroductionAbout DuolingoAbout A to Z Blogging ChallengeEarlier this year I was inspired by a Twitter challenge (#teacher5adaymflmarch) to spend a few minutes every day using Duolingo. I wasn’t in a position to do the full challenge but I love that it prompted me to try something new, just ...

A to Z Blogging Challenge: T is for Turtle

A to Z Blogging Challenge: T is for Turtle #atozchallenge

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IntroductionAbout DuolingoAbout A to Z Blogging ChallengeEarlier this year I was inspired by a Twitter challenge (#teacher5adaymflmarch) to spend a few minutes every day using Duolingo. I wasn’t in a position to do the full challenge but I love that it prompted me to try something new, just ...

A to Z Blogging Challenge: S is for Soup

A to Z Blogging Challenge: S is for Soup #atozchallenge

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IntroductionAbout DuolingoAbout A to Z Blogging ChallengeEarlier this year I was inspired by a Twitter challenge (#teacher5adaymflmarch) to spend a few minutes every day using Duolingo. I wasn’t in a position to do the full challenge but I love that it prompted me to try something new, just ...

A to Z Blogging Challenge: R is for Red

A to Z Blogging Challenge: R is for Red #atozchallenge

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IntroductionAbout DuolingoAbout A to Z Blogging ChallengeEarlier this year I was inspired by a Twitter challenge (#teacher5adaymflmarch) to spend a few minutes every day using Duolingo. I wasn’t in a position to do the full challenge but I love that it prompted me to try something new, just ...

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