Tag Archives: Museum

love, loss and the unfinished

Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes work never begun – Christina. G. Rossetti All adventurous sewers have one. Mine is currently in the form of a large blue plastic laundry basket Every year in that fatty bit … Continue reading

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I am not afraid. I was born to do this.

I am not afraid. I was born to do this – Joan of Arc I have been struggling a bit this week to come up with a good topic for a post. But having taken two months off to move … 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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“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced”

  The Soren Kierkegaard room at the Copenhagen City Museum is one I, like many before me have flocked to, to see the relics of “The Copenhagener”. The man who’s philosophical thought is a prerequisite for Existentialism. Kierkegaard was deeply … Continue reading

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