On the Cuming Museum

Recently I’ve been volunteering at the Cuming Musem in Southwark, London. (It’s pronounced “Queue-ming”, by the way.) The collection is made up of all sorts of things, some representing Southwark’s social history and others from around the world, including ethnographic material, art, geological specimens and archaeological finds. And stuffed animals, because why not? This is … Continue reading On the Cuming Museum

On the Whalton Bale (4th July)

Happy 4th July to our American cousins (I’m a bit late, but the sentiment stands). Admittedly, as a Brit, I mainly know Independence Day as the day Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum saved the earth using Apple technology and Morse code, but that’s not the only celebration going on the 4th. In a small village … Continue reading On the Whalton Bale (4th July)