Category Archives: Natural History

Find it Friday! – Week 42.

This week is the penultimate Find it Friday as I shall be leaving the Curatorial Services in less than two weeks. Due to this I am frantically trying to get all the current projects I have on the go completed. One of … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 41.

We have a lot of frog, toad and newt models in the collection. A few of them were on display at Vernon Park and came back with the Natural History objects that I reintroduced into the collection a few months ago, which you can … Continue reading

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Birds, a film set and fixing the world.

For this post I am briefly going to recap four projects from the past month. 1. Whilst reintroducing the pieces of the Vernon Park collection to the stores I came across a box of exotic birds that were merely identified as ‘birds’ on their corresponding records … Continue reading

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MA Conference Liverpool 2013. #Museums2013

There has been a lot going on the past two weeks and most of that has been training or talking about training. On November 11th/12th I attended the Museums Association’s annual conference, which this year was held at the BT … Continue reading

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Records, Powerpoints and the most photographed woman in the world.

The past couple of weeks its been all minerals here, and I can’t deny that I love it. I am in the very final stages of getting the Vernon Park Natural History collection compleated and this excites me so. Not … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 22.

The past couple of weeks I have been quite busy changing (what seems like a billion) object location and other Modes related exciting things so I haven’t go round to writing a blog that isn’t a Find it Friday recently, … Continue reading

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Meeting, meetings, meetings. Locations, locations, locations.

It has been about two weeks since I have been able to write a blog, that wasn’t a Find it Friday, due to being a bit busy here and there. I have had quite a few meetings within our museum … Continue reading

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