Month: November 2014

Don’t Put Your Smart Phone Away!

When this image popped up in my Facebook feed around 12 months ago, I reposted it with a comment like "Ah, see it's not just us!" Instantly I was ashamed by my immature and superficial response to what I perceive as a complicated issue; the use of screens in the modern world, particularly by my own generation, GenY. … Continue reading Don’t Put Your Smart Phone Away!

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Museums as Facilitators of Change

Today this popped up in my Facebook feed. http://blogs.aaslh.org/they-took-them-to-a-museum/ Written by Bethany Hawkins from the American Association for State and Local History, it discusses a museum experience in Rwanda learning about the 1994 genocide. It reminded me a lot of the work I do everyday in teaching people about the experiences of the First World War and my visit … Continue reading Museums as Facilitators of Change

Intro

Hi folks Thanks for coming to my blog, either on purpose or by accident. I decided to do this to share my thoughts, ideas and gripes in a more public setting and hopefully start some debate. My passions are varied but you will most likely hear me ranting about museums, education, history, politics, social inequality, gender … Continue reading Intro