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Autumn in the Capital

Washington, DC

After Hurricane Joaquin threatened to cause chaos on the East Coast in October, my travel plans changed so that DC was only a pit stop for me to catch a bus down to Atlanta, having just left New York. 802 more words

Gap Year

What to do in London when it Rains

What to do in London when it’s Rainy

Ok guys so as you can probably tell we are getting a little soggier than usual, umbrellas are sporadically bought in places like Boots and well to be quite frank they are being left on public transport, restaurants, cloakrooms unintentionally. 439 more words


NAC's Herrndorf writing to patrons about the renovation road ahead

Over the next few days, 32,000 subscribers to programming at the National Arts Centre will be getting a letter from Peter Herrndorf.

The savvy NAC CEO knows that if the centre is not open and up front about what will confront patrons, he risks a backlash. 1,443 more words

Local Arts

Deb Paul Talks About iDigBio at Entomology 2015

If  you’re an entomologist, then you’ve probably heard the acronym “iDigBio” being used here and there, but what the heck does it stand for?

Turns out it’s something quite neat and very relevant to entomologists everywhere: iDigBio = Integrated Digitized Biocollections, and it is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). 154 more words

Entomology News

The White House Gingerbread House Exhibit

I don’t like it when retailers start focusing on Christmas well before Thanksgiving.  And if it were up to me, I would have all stores be closed on Thanksgiving to allow employees to spend the day with their families.  468 more words


The Man Who Wants to Make NY's Art World Obsolete

At 52 years old, and after a generation in the museum industry, Michael Govan has amassed an impressive resume. He spent much of his career in New York, serving as deputy director of the Solomon R. 2,285 more words

Texas Roundup (Yee-Haw!)


Now it’s time to talk about all the other stuff we did/ridiculous fried stuff we ate during our few days in Texas. (Translation: This is just an excuse for me to bitch about the Texas State Fair.)  I apologise for two posts in a row that are mostly angry rants, but I do love to complain, so this is what you get.   1,810 more words