Crowd Sourcing Art Descriptions: Your Paintings Tagger


At the moment I am a full-time student in City University studying Information Science. As part of that course we learn all about information resources and how they are organised. We are taught the importance of categorising and organising information Read more ›

Signs, Symbols and Secrets: an Illustrated Guide to Alchemy in the Science Museum, London.


The Science Museum in London is one of my favourite places to visit. It full of artefacts and information about people and processes that have made a huge difference to our world. On my last excursion I was planning to skip Read more ›

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre


If you ever find yourself in the Marlborough region of New Zealand and you feel like you can’t take any more wine tasting tours, then I just may have an alternative activity for you. Just 5km outside Bleinheim you will Read more ›

Radio Museum in Cork City Gaol Heritage Centre


Previously we published a post all about the Cork City Gaol Heritage Centre.  Did you know that on the same site there is a Radio Museum which you can visit for an extra €2 per person? If this seems a bit random Read more ›

Lost History: Summerhill House Co. Meath


Today, I am bringing you another sad story of architectural destruction as Ireland is littered with great estates without great houses. One such example is in Summerhill, Co. Meath.  Summerhill House was one of the largest houses built in the Read more ›

Literary Lunches in Kaspar’s, The Savoy Hotel, London.


You all know by now that my favourite hotel in the world is the Savoy, London. I have written previous posts about the history and culture of this establishment.  Did you know that  the hotel has named it’s newest restaurant Read more ›

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