Tag Archives: NHM

Job stability

Today I carried out some research on a very famous cartoonist. His name was Edward Linley Sambourne. He worked for Punch magazine for over 40 years, following in the footsteps of another long employed chap by the name of John … Continue reading

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More boring stuff about rocks

I was on my way to the V&A at lunchtime today when I noticed that the Exhibition Road entrance to the Natural History Museum was empty of people. I don’t think I’ve ever seen this before. This entrance leads into … Continue reading

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Skates on for natural history!

The weather certainly improved today. At least in London. According to the guy in Londis and the poodles, it rained in Farnham. It was all blue and shiny in South Kensington (maybe I should say ‘South Ken’ now I’ve been … Continue reading

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Half term & the barbarians

Dear God. It was awful. Working in the museum district at half term is bad enough but you can multiply that a thousand fold when it’s a glorious day. Ailsa warned me on Friday. Don’t eat at the cafe in … Continue reading

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Butterfly mud

A first today. Every Monday and Friday when there’s no strike on the underground, I take two tube trains. From Waterloo to Embankment (1 stop) and Embankment to South Kensington (5 stops). It takes me around 20 minutes which includes … Continue reading

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