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What makes a guided interpretive experience exceptional? I suspect that Marcus from Wild Sweden has spent much of the the last ten years thinking about that. He has certainly found some answers. We went on a ‘Moose Safari’ with him … Continue reading
Recently I was asked for some advice on how assess interpretation panels. That made me think again about what makes a successful panel. Panels are very very popular, one of the most popular media in the interpreter’s toolkit. They are … Continue reading
If the first time really is the worst, why would we ever do it again? Smoking , sex, whiskey, going into a bird hide or a stately home can all be a bit of a shock first time around. It … Continue reading
A little while ago, I asked the question ‘which is easier, wildlife or historical interpretation?’ That’s a difficult question. It made me think. Now I have an answer, but not the one I expected. I work in and train people … Continue reading
The best interpretation is often, when we come down to it, about love, inspiration and sustained hard work. At Brigit’s Garden all of these are evident; they come together to create a beautiful and satisfying place to visit. Brigit’s Garden … Continue reading