Monthly Archives: June 2016

Cousin’s memorial service at Geelong Library: The Dome

I had the privilege to attend a memorial service for my late cousin Jan who worked for Geelong Regional Library  For only a short time, because of the onset of cancer, worked at the newly opened Dome   The memorial service … Continue reading

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Research Commons & Visualisation Wall

The big thing at my place of work that has been occupying much of my time is the recent opening of our library’s Research Commons. T The concept is based on some international libraries such as  Duke University,  Washington State … Continue reading

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Highlights & Lowlights.

On reflection I tired to pre-empt what were my top  highlights to share with people. I think the most awesome take my breath away moments were; Standing under the dome in St. Paul’s cathedral in London and looking up. Entering … Continue reading

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Flight home & picking up cats

The flight home was uneventful.  Following the same passage as the flight to London with Royal Brunei we stopped over at Dubai and again experienced a higher level of security and longer time in getting back on our flight than … Continue reading

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Science Museum, riding Kensington Gardens and off to Heathrow to go home.

It was the final day.   Our flight didn’t leave till late afternoon so in effect we still had a full day.  Post brekkie I went out to a bank to get rid of as much coin as possible.  Over my … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes Museum & Madam Tussauds

The next day we set out for Madame Tussauds.  Just around the corner at 221b Baker Street was the Sherlock Holmes museum which my son was enthusiastic to see.  My wife found a coffee shop to sit and read in … Continue reading

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Borough Market & London Eye

Our son was enthusiastic to check out the Borough market so we took the underground down a couple of stations to save some walking to then walked over the actual London Bridge to get to the Borough market.  It was … Continue reading

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