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Lots of Baubles for the Crowdsourced Christmas Tree

December 22, 2011

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Lots of Baubles for the Crowdsourced Christmas Tree

First of all, thank you to everyone who sent in baubles for our crowdsourced Christmas tree! We had 15 baubles submitted in total, some of them via Twitter and Facebook – both faithful old friends and new acquaintances – as well as some additional ones drawn by the guests at our Advent housewarming party. It’s just the right number, actually, to be able to include them all on the tree. As promised, #MuseumBaby picked a name from all entries at random, and the winner was […]

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Christmas Elves for Charity

December 6, 2011

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Christmas Elves for Charity

Happy St Nicholas Day! At the risk of turning into a Christmas blog, especially since today’s post has nothing to do with museums (just a very vague link to Museum140), I wanted to write about a fundraiser here in Germany that we got involved with: The start up company Spieltz sells board games printed on canvas, and you can also create your own games and have them printed. This Christmas, to raise money for the Project Human Aid which supports children in Burundi, they created a […]

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Crowdsourced Christmas Tree

December 5, 2011

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Crowdsourced Christmas Tree

Right, that’s the Secret Santa 2.0 sorted out. 37 people (including myself) from 8 different countries signed up. I hope I haven’t forgotten anyone in matching up and sending out all the names – such a responsibility! Next thing, I need to sort out a Christmas tree. Due to #MuseumBaby’s tendency to pull out, pull down or pull apart anything decorative, and having witnessed his hands-on approach to the airport Christmas trees during our recent trip to Edinburgh, we thought it best to skip getting […]

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