IWM North via Salford, 26th March 2018 We’re losing an old friend in a few days time. The Russian T-34 Tank , having spent 13 years in Greater Manchester, notedly around the Cold war area of the Main exhibition space, will be on its way back to its owner before heading off to pastures new…… Continue reading Long Goodbye
#CFFC #LetterM #Photography Come up with up with photographs with two Ms in the title OK Cee, I’ll do me best! To start with here’s a couple of Museums photographed in the area where i live…. Most of these were taken #Midsummer – so theres another word with more than 1 M The Fusiliers Museum in Bury holds…… Continue reading Dial M for Museums
Educate Salford, 4th September I’m sat down having Just got home from the Imperial war museum, in Manchester, where i’ve been helping out in the galleries, helping people around. In this role , i’m occasionally stood by the information station, where various objects to do with the first and second world war are on display…… Continue reading Show n Tell
Hoped to see something special – and I wasn’t disappointed
Enthusiasm Young minds wondered aimlessly around the museum space hearing the sounds around them as they found their place The colour returned – to their eyes upon seeing my trolley – to my surprise and hearing a colleague veterans tale it was like we’d found the holy grail Stories were told as they wore…… Continue reading Capture it….
11th November 2016 Imperial War Museum North, Trafford, Manchester It was Armistice Day today I was attending Imperial war museum north, in preparation for their Volunteer Celebration Choir with the Museum of Science and Industry and The Manchester Museum But for Two minutes today – we stood in silence to remember those who fought and were lost…… Continue reading Two Minute Silence
#Weekendcoffeeshare Sat in a coffee house of Italian Style Giving my feet a rest for a while having traversed the floor of a great gallery my feet need a rest – and I start to agree I order a late lunch – between two bread rolls and sit down at table to rest up…… Continue reading Thursday Afternoon 4PM