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Introducing: #MuseumBaby No.2

November 28, 2014

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Museum Boy & Museum Baby

As readers of this blog will know, ‘Kids in Museums‘ is a topic I’m very passionate about: take them early, take them often, take them (almost) everywhere! Well, we’ve been doing our bit for getting more kids in to museums, and I am over the moon to introduce MuseumBaby No.2 to you!! Though I suspect he has other things than museums on his mind right now… Since my first MuseumBaby recently turned 4 and very decidedly informed me he is now a big boy, he […]

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*Short Break*

July 21, 2014

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Museum Diary is taking a short break during the current heatwave sweeping Berlin, which is rendering it too hot to think let alone sit at a computer and write witty and worthy blog posts. Normal service will resume shortly :) In the mean time, if you’re also lucky enough to be enjoying a glorious summer, why not check out some of my recommendations for open air museum visits!  

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Collector’s Spotlight: Museum Souvenirs

May 2, 2014

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In the latest edition of my Collector’s Spotlight feature, I have something a little bit different for you. Because this time, it’s my own collection of museum souvenirs that’s ended up in the spotlight! As an avid reader of the magazine The Simple Things, I was thrilled to be featured in their collectors series. It was really quite exciting to take part. First, I was interviewed via telephone by one of the magazine’s writers from the UK. Then, we arranged for a local photographer in […]

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Guest Post on ‘Haupstadtmutti’

April 1, 2014

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Top 3 Berlin Museums with Kids

I’m really pleased to be guest posting on ‘Hauptstadtmutti’ this week, a major German style blog for mums, about my Top 3 Museums in Berlin to visit with kids. It’s available to read in German and English here: Hauptstadtmutti (note: some of the photographs seem to be missing from the English version, but just switch to German – DE at the top right of the page – to see them all)

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11 Questions to a Museum Blogger on Museum Blog/gers Day

March 19, 2014

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If you’re a regular reader of blogs, you may have come across one of those questionnaires that like to do the rounds, where bloggers tag each other to answer them. In Germany they’re referred to as ‘Blogstöckchen’ (so called ‘blog sticks’ you throw to each other, much like you’d throw a stick to a dog). Sometimes the questions stay the same for everyone, sometimes the person passing them on changes them for the next blogger. I’ve had a few thrown my way, though up until […]

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Save the Date: Museum Blog/gers Day on 19th March

March 17, 2014

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This week, Museum140 – the project I started three years ago to bring museums and museum lovers together via fun and engaging social media projects – celebrates its birthday. I’m really proud of what it’s achieved so far, with recurring favourites such as Museum Memories Day, long running projects such as Adopt-a-Museum, and one-off successes such as MuseumABC. To celebrate its birthday, Museum140 is teaming up with the blog Museum Minute to co-host a Museum Blog/gers Day on Twitter. On Wednesday 19th March, we’ll be […]

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