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Sloane Street 1919: the Peace Parade

We’ve struck gold this week: a guest blog by our Local Studies Librarian, Dave Walker, with some personal- and local- reflections of WWI.

Like many of the people who work in libraries, archives and museums I’ve spent time this year getting ready for the commemoration of the start of the First World War, looking through archive material, going to meetings and workshops, working on exhibitions and events and answering the first flurry of enquiries on the subject. 549 more words

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A Challenge to American Doctors by Arnold Relman

A Challenge to American Doctors

The New York Review of Books,
August 14, 2014 Issue

The US spends much more per person on medical care than any other country. 2,088 more words

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Guest Blogger: Erin Konrath Photography

I am so thrilled to announce one of our TWO guest blooger for this month.  Erin Konrath, of Erin Konrath photography is truly an inspiration.  Her images are so beautiful and full of life and light.   244 more words

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#Priorities: Why We Chose A Courthouse Wedding

I met Deej about 6 or 7 years ago when she applied to be an intern at a company I worked for at the time. We’ve been cool ever since. 568 more words


KARMACK Book Blast & Giveaway

The Book

Karmack by J.C. Whyte
Genre: kid lit

About Karmack:

A strange little creature enters the lives of three tough guys at Higgins Elementary.

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Humming Birds

I don’t think I’m going too far by putting this exquisite story up there along with Steinbeck and Faulkner. Humming Birds, by Amy Jo Sprague… 1,014 more words

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Lindsay's Pure Lifestyle - What is your bacteria telling you to have for lunch?

Just flicking through my geek site Science Daily and reading about some new research into gut bacteria I thought was pretty interesting – it may bore the living bejesus out of you but thought I’d share it with you anyway – at least you got a motivational quote from this newsletter if nothing else! 307 more words