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‘Well, it’s cold up there in Buxton’. First impressions – what do we want to tell foreign visitors about us?.
TellTale is hosting Slovenian interpreter, Janja Sivec. Here, as our guest blogger, she writes about her first impressions of Buxton – and its interpretation. When we think of first impressions, we usually think of people we have met. But this … Continue reading
It can be hard to understand a country as a visitor. Some parts of national history, usually the highs and lows, are so well known by the natives that they need no explanation. These parts of the heritage, arguably the … Continue reading
I am still thrilled about the prospect of the “You can’t do that in Museums” Camp in Santa Cruz (see here for the background). I think it is going to be amazing and great professional development. My experience as a … Continue reading
I am a nerd. Not a techie nerd, or a social media nerd, or even a gadget nerd. I am a panel nerd. I can’t resist them. I am constantly looking to find, and create, really good ones. Panels are … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I was honoured to be a guest at the Remembrance Service at the National Memorial Arboretum. Over the last few years I have come to know the Memorial Arboretum well as a visitor attraction (see here … Continue reading
We visited three museums on Thursday as part of the AHI Conference in ‘glorious Shropshire’. The RAF Museum at Cosford was the one I was least looking forward to. It turned out to be the one with the best interpretation … Continue reading