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Ellen Forsyth
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lovely use of Storify by @AshmoleanMuseum
I have been following the Ashmolean Museum on Storify for a while, as they tell wonderful stories on it. This one is sharing how visitors have been talking about an exhibition. I like the mix of corporate accounts and personal accounts. I know Storify is no...
I have been following the Ashmolean Museum on Storify for a while, as they tell wonderful stories on it. This one is sharing how visitors have been talking about an exhibition. I like the mix of corporate accounts and persona...
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local studies recording of the recent rain and floods in Tasmania
The recent rain in Tasmania was Storified by ABC news. This is a way of collecting some local images of rain and floods. It is the first step to adding these images to a local studies collection, and possibly tracking people down to interview for an oral h...
The recent rain in Tasmania was Storified by ABC news. This is a way of collecting some local images of rain and floods. It is the first step to adding these images to a local studies collection, and possibly tracking people ...
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drone carpets
This storify includes an image of a drone carpet from Afganistan .  This is reflecting the history there. What are the local artists showing about the history of your area?  How is this local making reflected in the local studies collection at public librar...
This storify includes an image of a drone carpet from Afganistan. This is reflecting the history there. What are the local artists showing about the history of your area? How is this local making reflected in the local stud...
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An impressive description of reading on @BBCInOurTime
This recent broadcast about Tess of the d'Urbervilles on In our time has a powerful description, from Melvyn Bragg of the impact of reading and connections with characters novels aren't just fictional constructs they are the life of people we believe in...a...
This recent broadcast about Tess of the d'Urbervilles on In our time has a powerful description, from Melvyn Bragg of the impact of reading and connections with characters novels aren't just fictional constructs they are the ...
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Art Gallery of NSW and the Tang exhibition
Currently the Art Gallery of NSW has a lovely exhibition called  Tang 唐  treasures from the Silk Road capital  with some amazing items on display (including a very acrobatic dragon - maybe all dragons could be acrobatic ).  It also had a lovely timeout/crea...
Currently the Art Gallery of NSW has a lovely exhibition called Tang 唐 treasures from the Silk Road capital with some amazing items on display (including a very acrobatic dragon - maybe all dragons could be acrobatic). ...
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A few thoughts on Cornersmith...
Cornersmith: Recipes from the cafe and picklery by Alex Elliott-Howery My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a recipe book from a local cafe and picklery. It is about using local food, and preserving bounty. There are stories of how the cafe and picklery came int...
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A few thoughts on Eat your history: stories and recipes from Australian kitchens by Jacqui Newling
Eat Your History: Stories and Recipes from Australian Kitchens by Jacqui Newling My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an entertaining book looking at a history of eating in Australia. The focus is on foods eaten earlier with reference to more recent times, and s...
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catchup for #23RDthings
I am calling it catchup, but really it is a very late start for #23RDthings. Things have been happening, hence the delay. This video is chilling to watch, and being made in this format actually makes it harder to listen to which is a brilliant creative el...
I am calling it catchup, but really it is a very late start for #23RDthings. Things have been happening, hence the delay. This video is chilling to watch, and being made in this format actually makes it harder to listen to wh...
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A few thoughts about Recipes for a Good Time (and yes there is a local studies connection)
Recipes for a Good Time by Ben Milgate My rating: 4 of 5 stars I borrowed this book from my local public library because I have been to Portenos and the food is amazing. I wanted to see how it was described in this book. Some of the recipes, like some of th...
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Some thoughts about Local: recipes and stories from Sydney’s Inner West
Local: recipes and stories from Sydney’s Inner West by Stanmore Public School P&C My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a lovely book from Stanmore Public School. It has information about the kitchen garden, and the kitchen at the school as well as short suburb h...
Local: recipes and stories from Sydney’s Inner West by Stanmore Public School P&C My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a lovely book from Stanmore Public School. It has information about the kitchen garden, and the kitchen at the ...
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