Category Archives: Culture

The Best and Worst Cups of Coffees Ever…

As I was making coffee this morning at work,  I was exclaiming to a colleague how much I love coffee – It’s a lot. We were discussing how all coffee is good, even bad coffee is better than no coffee … Continue reading

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The Wandering Museum Consultant

What is the Wandering Museum Consultant? Short Answer: A crazy idea. Proper Answer: An experienced museum professional wandering around the world, and spending time at a variety of museums offering my services as a volunteer consultant. Throughout, I will be blogging … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Reasons I Love Museums

The Top 5 Reasons why I Love Museums 1) Artefacts: Handling, Preservation and Conservation I’m first and foremost an archaeologist, and because of this I actually think a Saturday afternoon spent cataloguing and photographing an interesting archaeological collection is great … Continue reading

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Underwater archaeology – A lesson in Deduction

As the Education Coordinator at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology in London Ontario, I deliver many varying programs to students of all levels regarding the archaeological history of Ontario and its early peoples. One of my favourite programs is simply … Continue reading

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Lost Collections of the Ancient World: Online Exhibit

After two years, what I have come to call “The Lost Collections,” have finally come together into an online exhibit. Many many thanks go out to my friend Krista Carson, who has helped me put all of this together. Lost … Continue reading

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Fun link for Friday – Babylonian Poems you can HEAR!

As an archaeologist one of the things we can’t recover are the sounds of the past. Languages, accents and music are very difficult to reconstruct. Being able to understand a language is very different from hearing and appreciating all the … Continue reading

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Chester Beatty Library – Dublin

This post will be the first in a new series – My Favourite Museums. It is by no means intended to be a list of the world’s greatest museums, but is instead compiled from the museums I personally have visited. … Continue reading

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