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Exchanging Knowledge about Pacific material culture

In September I ran a Knowledge Exchange workshop as part of National Museums Scotland’s national programme. The workshop ‘An Introduction to Pacific Collections’ was aimed at other museum and heritage professionals in Scotland who care for Pacific collections. 791 more words

Scotland

Guest blog: Kiribati - one of the least visited countries in the world

I’ve not yet had the opportunity to go to the Pacific islands myself but my fellow data collector, Hugh, was there recently. Below he shares his experiences and impressions of  the Republic of Kiribati. 1,246 more words

Cost Of Living For Expats

Under the Sea: Much better where it is wetter?

A little back-dated, but definitely still relevant, especially given the current G20 summit. Here’s an article I wrote for the Climate Conference…

There are a string of tiny islands in the Pacific Ocean that are estimated to become the next Atlantis in the next few decades. 1,303 more words

Poverty

Oceans apart - salt & pepper chicken to die for! and a fishy flop.

Week 6 – Kiribati and Taiwan

KIRIBATI

Well Kiribati was a bit of a stumper when I fished it out of the box – where is it exactly? 992 more words

'World as a Stage' Te Katabwanin - statement of intent

Due to global warming, rising water levels threaten the future of Kiribati; not only as a country, but also as a culture. Locals are forced to leave and adapt to the cultures and societal expectations of the countries they move to. 560 more words

'World as a Stage' Final setup

I was moved to another spot for the exhibition, so I think I’m all set up now ready for Nova to begin. 32 more words

'World as a Stage' set up trial

I have just had a little trial of how I will be setting up my work for the exhibition, I might need to move my work to another area just because certain parts are quite inconvenient for example the sink on the left interupts one of the pieces and there is a power socket right in the middle of the work. 247 more words