Tag Archives: John Keats

Do not be angry with the rain

“Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.”  ― Vladimir Nabokov New years day, I am woken by the rain on my window, it continues, keeping all but the very brave or … Continue reading

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A feast for your eyes

A feast of medical loveliness for you to enjoy with you eyes, from the Cambridge Folk Museum

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“Open carefully – A Lock of thy bright hair”

“Open carefully – A Lock of thy bright hair” Holly Booth, Interpretation officer at Keats House gave this lecture on hair work Jewellery: memories, mourning and mementos of Death. Holly, like myself is interested in memory’s place in the museum, … Continue reading

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“As an operator he was bold, but not cool, rapid without being dexterous and he had no sympathy with humanity”

This is sort of a review of the Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men exhibition at The Museum of London, but also with many other related reflections and distractions. I visited the exhibition twice, once with my Australian scriptwriter friend, on … Continue reading

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The needle is always at hand – Poster presentation

‘The Real Thing?’ The Value of Authenticity and Replication for Investigation and Conservation –The University Glasgow and The Getty Foundation: Glasgow, Dec 2012, The needle is always at hand poster presentation

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‘My darling child’

Happy Birthday Pride and Prejudice! Published 200 years ago today! You have been a part of my life since I first read you aged 14. Before my English class broke for the summer (the summer of 1994, a beauty) My … Continue reading

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“Trace a path that others can follow”

“Trace a path that others can follow” Continuing my review of the needle is always at hand tour last year… The Text & Textiles Conference run by The Material Texts department at Cambridge University, September 2012 This post has two … Continue reading

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