2015 in Review

Thanks to everyone who read and commented on my blog! Happy New Year and I cannot wait to start posting in 2016!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 940 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 16 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

Geoffrey Kaye Museum: Internship

Over the past twenty days I have been interning at the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History. I would firstly like to thank everyone who I have met along the way, especially my supervisor Monica Cronin. It has been an amazing experience and I am so excited to share what I’ve been working on! Continue reading “Geoffrey Kaye Museum: Internship”

University of Sydney: One Down, Two to Go!

As of this morning, I have officially finished semester one of my masters degree! I am capitalizing on these few days of rest before jumping straight into my month-long internship down in Melbourne. I have three seasons of the Walking Dead to watch so some TV time is at the top of my to-do list. I am also hoping to see The Greats: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland at the Art Gallery NSW. I am planning on going tomorrow so I’ll have a review hopefully up by tomorrow night. Continue reading “University of Sydney: One Down, Two to Go!”

University of Sydney: Almost There!

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Only three more major essays to go and my first semester is over! Reflecting back on it all, it’s actually been quite a fun semester. Between this blog post and the last I genuinely cannot remember if I’ve been to any exhibitions. Assignment-writing zombie brain. Continue reading “University of Sydney: Almost There!”

State Library of Queensland: Brisbane Writers Festival

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Before delving too far into this topic just a quick update on my studies. I have almost submitted all the assignments before mid-Semester break which is incredibly exciting. For my last essay, I am focusing on museums and ethics – specifically displaying human remains. I started researching with a clear idea that mummies in museums are fine. But I am not so sure anymore. Issues of time and place mean they are not as contested as say indigenous remains, but they are remains nonetheless. I’d be interested to hear some opinions in the comments. Continue reading “State Library of Queensland: Brisbane Writers Festival”