Pumpkins, Creepy Children, and Memento Mori…

I'll be honest, I'm not a huge fan of Halloween, although I have bene known to enjoy pumpkin carving! I wasn't allowed to go trick or treating when I was a child, so as an adult I tend to close the curtains, turn the lights down low, pretend I'm not in if the doorbell rings … Continue reading Pumpkins, Creepy Children, and Memento Mori…

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‘I Never Thought I’d Archive That!’

This blog post reports on the London Region Archives & Records Association (ARA) meeting on Wednesday 19th November at the UCL Institute of Education. On Wednesday of last week I had the pleasure of attending my first ARA meeting! As well as the meeting, they had three guest speakers come to give talks on the … Continue reading ‘I Never Thought I’d Archive That!’

A Weekly Round-Up: 10th-16th october 2016…

Since starting the blog last Sunday, it has been a fairly busy week: university, volunteering, working, and some fun! Monday is a uni day, and I attended a lecture and seminar for the Concepts & Contexts module. In the lecture we looked at critical thinking and reflective practice, and how the two are useful tools for … Continue reading A Weekly Round-Up: 10th-16th october 2016…

A day in the office with Teams of Our Lady…

As well as being a student of Archives & Records Management, I'm also helping to create an initial spreadsheet-based catalogue for the Transatlantic Super-Region of the Teams of Our Lady. Teams of Our Lady is a Christian organisation for married couples that my parents have been heavily involved in for the last 23 (ish) years. … Continue reading A day in the office with Teams of Our Lady…

Becoming a student of Archives and Records Management

It's finally time! After four years of planning, working, and studying, I've finally arrived where I want to be: at University College London studying for my MA in Archives and Records Management! Induction week absolute FLEW by, and now the first week of term has already been and gone! For once, I am actually really pleased with … Continue reading Becoming a student of Archives and Records Management