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All's well that ends well

Today’s guest picture is the result of the purchase by my younger son of a 50mm prime lens for his camera with his birthday money.  When he told me about it, I assumed that he was going to be taking striking street photographs of Edinburgh but oddly enough, he had a different aim in mind.   835 more words


why my mom(my) doesn't wear a uniform to work

From what I can remember, my mommy hasn’t worn a uniform to work in the past 10 or so years, not even in the winter months or when she’s running late and it’d require way less thought and coordination to throw on a predetermined outfit. 666 more words

The FCA and social media

OK, this isn’t the most exciting post. But it is important. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has finally published its draft guidelines on the use of social media by financial services organisations. 581 more words

Social Media

Black Gold Archive (est. 2014)

LGBT Aboriginal content is often sporadically available and/or rarely accessible which has irked me, until now!

I am compiling a very specific archive of Queer Indigenous (Aboriginal only) material. 47 more words

Time passes

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by keen photographer Kevin, who was delighted to find a smooth or common newt on his garage steps, the first he has seen in Langholm. 572 more words


Call for Proposals: the Association of Canadian Archivists 2015 Conference

The theme for the next ACA conference is “Perspectives on the Archival Horizon” — “We can change how we view the world, but we must start from where we now stand; and we must bear in mind our position will influence how others perceive us.” 93 more words

Opportunities: Conferences

Archive five folders

The files are now on the futon and ready to be filed. The job of the day for tomorrow, 7 August 2014, is to take five folders and tidy, and if necessary, archive their contents and put them back in the filing cabinet. 34 more words