At the height of the 2013 “Museums at Night” festival, I gave a talk to members of the public and friends of the Lyme Regis Museum, here I give a little bit of background and link you to that talk, I hope you all enjoy it!Read More Museum Lecture: “The Beast in the Cellar”
A step-by-step guide on how to make an awesome geological model from sand and other cool stuff!Read More Making a geological model from Sand!
Just some blatant advertising…Read More 400 Million Years in 30 Minutes
Wherein I lament the loss of one of our greatest literary institutions; The *printed* Encyclopaedia Britannica.Read More A physical tragedy in a digital world.
Have you heard of a “Social Media Surgery”?Read More Southampton Social Media Surgery (02/07/2011)
After spending a week at my old school undertaking teaching observation while considering going into teaching… here are my thoughts and observations.Read More Observations on Teaching Observation
I entered into the recent SUSU Sabbatical elections with a clear vision of how I would like to run my election campaign. It was really simple and very different from how I know the other candidates would be running their campaigns, I would run a low-key campaign driven by my policies and experience, without gimmick or palming […]Read More On popularity politics and the Students’ Union
Seeing as I’ve just completed degree module that has required me to write “actively” despite three years of marks deductions for doing just that! And also given the amount of complaining I’ve been making regarding that very point at uni, and the fact that at least one or two of my lecturers read the occasional […]Read More Re-blogging: Active, Passive, Poppycock (via Speech and Science)
An essay questioning the modern management and educational practices at modern natural history museums. Entered into the Science3.0 Blogging contest (GLAM; December 2010).Read More On what museums are doing wrong
The last few weeks have seen a great fuss over the planned rise in Tuition Fees. Whether or not the rise is right, I think the Liberal Democrats will survive and flourish as a result… here’s whyRead More Will the Yellow Bird soar again?