There was strike on Wednesday â€“ and for many people the most pressing outcome was a day of childcare troubles and more evidence that Jeremy Clarkson is a pillock, if that were needed.
Meanwhile, drawing attention to the creeping sense of outrage the cuts are causing, Clinically Fed Up leads us to a new blog for the frothers (those frothing mad at it all) and as she says sheâ€™ll follow with interest â€œjust in case the Independence referendum doesnâ€™t go the way I want and I have to live with Westminster rule for another generationâ€.
On current affairs told differently, Haunted by Music recounts the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes in ballad form.
Susan K Mann has also found a new way of telling stories, but, for her, social stories are helping her family.
Tartan and Turmeric is all stories too â€“ her second novel launched this week. It’s set in Glasgow and Mumbai and looks at the business of medical tourism.
About a City is on a quest for a book, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist. Can you help?
One of my favourite stories this week was of something found… an old car reunited with its owner and given a new life.
And on the subject of blogging â€“ Miss Smidge takes a moment to look at how much has changed â€“ and stayed the same â€“ during the life of her blog.
Meanwhile, thereâ€™s a blogging pledge at All Things Cuteable. It might be enjoyed by all those who find that the blogosphere can be a little intense occasionally.
This weekâ€™s photo comes from Scotland in the Gloaming.