Yesterday I had my first chance to visit this year’s school holiday event at the Old Highercombe Hotel Museum. It was a stormy day and the electricity supply had been off for a couple of hours in the middle of the day. Candles were out to help light the Museum. Read more about No batteries needed – or electricity it seems! >
Pauline gives an update of the Mission Photos Mystery after attending the launch of the newly preserved and partly identified rare 19th century daguerreotypes of Poonindie Mission members at Port Lincoln's Mill Cottage Museum during the About Time History Festival. Read more about Getting Closer to Solving the Mystery >
I have been busy today publishing The Highercombe Herald - newsletter of the Old Highercombe Hotel Museum.
I picked up 200 copies from the printer - black and white this edition to save money. Read more about Winter edition published of The Highercombe Herald >
Last week I was invited to be a part of the official opening party for the Gawler Museum's new collection store and workroom. I think the turnout of about 70 people is testimony to the wide community support which the museum receives. Read more about Two Bob Shed Draws a Crowd >
A week or so ago I was pleased to be invited back to Glenbarr, an historic property and museum at Strathalbyn, to help review the Friends of Glenbarr Inc’s strategic plan. The Friends of Glenbarr look after the day to day management of the extensive site, which is a popular group campsite and fu Read more about Collection Planning at Glenbarr >
Amanda reports on her visit to the National Wool Museum in Geelong to attend the second annual Museums Australia Victoria branch conference. Read more about Good yarns at Victorian Museums Conference >
Pauline catches up with culinary historian, Allison Reynolds at the Adelaide Farmers' Market, and finds out more about some of the issues in the great Anzac biscuit debate - Kiwi or Australian; chewy or crispy; with or without coconut? Read more about In search of the first ANZAC biscuit recipe >