Monthly Archives: June 2016

Oculus Rift

Last week  two colleagues and I headed off to the National Trust to see their latest exhibition  Virtually There. I particularly wanted to check out the Virtual Reality simulations of Old Melbourne Gaol and Rippon Lea. We were led into a … Continue reading

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For whom the bell tolls.

Another Sunday morning has come without me stepping foot in my local Catholic Church. Or quietly climbing the steps in my beloved bell tower to ring the bells. Its been nearly a year. Pretty soon I’m going to need to remove … Continue reading

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Scratched glass

This afternoon I am trying to kick-start my brain. It has been quite a week. Of deadlines and meltdowns, job applications, hugging strangers and deep, hard conversations. And dinosaurs!! Very moving vigil tonight. I even hugged a stranger. #pride #LGBTResilience pic.twitter.com/JN9Ft7spex … Continue reading

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Rainbow connection

"One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often." – Erich Fromm — LibrarianShipwreck (@libshipwreck) June 12, 2016 Five point plan for coping with the horror of today; 1. Send a blast of empathy and love … Continue reading

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Suffrage project update

A tweet from Mike Jones last night reminded me that I still haven’t written any updates on the Suffrage petition project. A timely reminder to keep it alive and a neat parallel about staying vigilant about women’s history. I see … Continue reading

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The Significance of Significance

I’ve been spending too much timely lately over-thinking something, and now here I am on Monday morning over-thinking the over-thinking. At what point does common garden variety thinking tip over? Last week after a splendid session of ‘what does this mean?’, … Continue reading

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Checking my privilege.

The thing is, its all very well and good to say its impossible to replicate the experience of standing in the Louvre and gazing in wonder at the Mona Lisa. We need to try. In case you missed my post … Continue reading

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