Monthly Archives: March 2012

My new blog is up.

You can find it here. Hope you enjoy reading it as much as you have this one!

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Last Day

Today is my last day as a curatorial trainee at Manchester Museum. I will be starting a new blog very soon on how I am working towards my AMA and the work I will be doing in Museums as a … Continue reading

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Insect Memories

Friday was my last day in the Entomology department as a funded HLF biology curatorial trainee, so I decided to photograph some neotropical specimens. Dmitri still wants me to come back as a research volunteer to work on the Dermaptera … Continue reading

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Neglected Spirits

Every Wednesday for the past few weeks my volunteer Veronica and I have been cleaning and assessing the condition of the botanical fluid specimens in the spirit store. Many of the specimens have not been topped up since the 1930s. … Continue reading

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