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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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Can anyone suggest a better word for journey?

The story below provides an overview of my career path to archives. It was published in the April edition of the Australian Society of Archivists Victorian Branch newsletter and appears with only two changes. A spelling mistake helpfully pointed out … Continue reading

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Archivist Toolkit

“Let’s think the unthinkable, let’s do the undoable. Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.” Douglas Adams Just when I was considering retiring this blog and sticking to … Continue reading

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My Rainbow Collection

To the archives! The marriage equality debate in Australia seems stuck on one question at the moment. To plebiscite or not to plebiscite? The 1999 republic referendum, and more recently Brexit are just two examples of how things (in my … Continue reading

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