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A look back at 365 days of Museum blogging

Posted by Amy Freeborn on Oct 31, 2014 10:11:05 AM

Today marks the 1-year anniversary of my first Behind the scenes blog for the Museum. Hooray!

 

Over the past 12 months I have rooted around in the collections, archives and minds of the Museum and its staff, and pulled out and highlighted the items and the stories I have found most interesting. Throughout, I have endeavoured to bring to light the most curious, unusual and unexpected aspects of the work that goes on inside these walls.

 

To that end, my blog topics have covered everything from cursed crystals and magic minerals, to mermaids, fairies and the Loch Ness monster, plus analogies, anomalies, beer, and buff men. Quite an eclectic lot, I'm sure you'll agree.

 

Who would have thought that our great institution of science and history could yield such topics?!

 

That is, of course, the premise which has driven my blogging this past year, and will continue to inspire my posts in the future.

 

365 days of Museum blogging, in numbers:

 

 

Here's to many more posts, specimens and stories. Cheers.

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