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{Kids in Museums} Let’s visit the Jewish Museum Berlin!

November 19, 2014

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For some people, the Jewish Museum Berlin may seem an unusual choice to visit with a toddler, but it remains one of #MuseumBoy’s  Top 3 museums in Berlin! Admittedly, we have been told off once for being too loud in the Holocaust memorial section in the basement level, but if you head to the permanent exhibition on the upper floors which present the remaining 2000 years of Jewish history, it’s no different from taking your kids to any other history museum In fact, it’s better than […]

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{Denmark} Tivoli Gardens

February 5, 2014


Tivoli Gardens isn’t a museum as such, but as the world’s second oldest operating amusement park, it is a piece of living history and worth a mention. Known simply as ‘Tivoli’, the world famous amusement park and pleasure garden was opened in 1843 and included a variety of attractions right from the beginning. Today, Tivoli hosts a number of fairground rides and games, situated amongst the beautiful 21 acre park which includes several landscapes flowerbeds and a large lake in which fireworks reflect at night. […]

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March 27, 2013


This month I attended an online video portrait workshop, taught by Kat Conte who I had met through The Hive European Blog Conference where we will both be speaking in May. Our task in the workshop was to make a video of max. 5 minutes about our ‘muse’. I didn’t have to think twice – it’s only a step from muse to museum, and as an out and proud museum lover there could only be one muse for me: the National Museum of Scotland (as […]

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{Germany} What time is it?

March 13, 2013


“I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date.  No time to say “Hello, Goodbye”. I’m late, I’m late, I’m late!” The White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland, clutching his pocket watch and muttering about his tardiness, is a familiar figure in popular culture. Perhaps he should have instead borrowed one of the many clocks from the hidden gem of a museum I have for you today, to keep him on time. The Wuppertaler Uhrenmuseum (Engl: Wuppertal Clock Museum), in western Germany, is the private […]

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From Social Media to Social Harmony

December 7, 2010


When I proposed a paper for last year’s ICOM-CECA conference, I didn’t know that I wouldn’t be able to attend as my son would be due to be born the same week. Not really the best time to fly to Shanghai^^ But luckily they agreed to let me give the paper in absentia, via video recording – since the paper was about social media and the internet, it seemed an appropriate enough way to present it.   Related posts you might like:

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