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life in the slow lane

I started the day feeling guilty because I ran out of steam last night and didn’t bake biscuits to bring in to our Transgender Day of Visibility morning tea. Its not until the 31st of March, but we celebrated early. … Continue reading

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unmetered supply

  I just spent a week in North Carolina for the SNCA18 Conference and discovered that it is poutine that makes me happy. Also (things I already knew); archives conferences, GLAM folk, snow, feminism, historical sites, eating ice cream with … Continue reading

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We are volcanoes.

 “We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.” Ursula K. Le Guin, commencement speech to Bryn Mawr in 1986 I spoke at a records management … Continue reading

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Humbling along

  This is a quick emotional muster at the start of the week. Yesterday I spent the day at our Victorian Greens Women’s Network Conference.  As part of an exercise we discussed women as leaders and what some of the … Continue reading

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In 2017 I…..

“We all have a certain measure of responsibility to those who have made it possible for us to take advantage of today’s opportunities”.   Angela Davis I’m not alone in taking on too much in 2017. There is a theme … Continue reading

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Chaining myself to fences and other professional development.

This is part one of two, maybe three posts about archival activism. I wanted to respond to Annelie De Villier’s excellent post and also use this as a contribution to this month’s #glamblogclub with the theme of ‘how you ended up here’. … Continue reading

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GLAM 3017

Archivist Young passed the awl over the panel and stood back as the door to the airlock slid open. Twirling it around like the magician they had seen on the tapes, Young appreciated how the old tool had been fitted with … Continue reading

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