Sleepover at the British Museum

‘Oh, I’ve had such a curious dream!’ exclaimed Alice as she woke up, wondering if her adventures were really real or if they were all in her imagination. I had a similar experience on Sunday morning. I awoke from not-the-best night’s sleep I’ve ever had, wondering what all those fuzzy images of darkened Pharaohs could possibly mean….

Mysteries of the Museum.

“Look at this stuff,” you think as you wander around the museum, your footsteps softly echoing as you make your way from one artefact to the next. “Isn’t it neat?” your thoughts might continue if you were American or predisposed to using ironic, retro-cool colloquialisms in your internal monologues. As you make your way through…

#EpicFortDay: A Day Exploring Forts.

If you’re one of my twitter followers -and if you’re not, you can rectify that using the handy button to the side – you may have seen a few of my tweets about #EpicFortDay. Dear Reader(s) let me tell you, #EpicFortDay happened, and it was indeed, very Epic. So epic was this day that it…

London Volunteers in Museums Awards 2012

London has more museums than any other major city; there are big ones, little ones and many more in between. Last night I was lucky enough to be in attendance at a swanky soiree at the Museum of London to celebrate the most important people in London’s museums. Not the Neil Macgregors, but the people…