Fortuna Curiosa

Australian Abroad, Keen Capoeirista, Museum Mogul, Budding Blogger, Thirsty Traveller – currently Itapuã, Salvador, Brazil

Capoeira na Roma

Back in June I headed to Rome, for I think for my fourth visit, but my first Capoeira visit! A group of us from Abolicao Oxford went to join the … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Long weekend in Krakow

In May the husband and I spent a long weekend in Krakow. I have lived in Europe for 10 years now and Krakow has been on my list all that … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pushing through a Plateau

I love capoeira. I have been training it seriously for about five years and it just makes my life better in so many ways. It is fantastic exercise – cardio, … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Audience Segmentation

We collect data about who visits and engages with our collections in a number of different ways. We participate in a nation-wide benchmarking survey programme for visitor attractions; we conduct … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

What does it mean to be China Ready?

The Opportunity As I have described previously, Oxford University Museums runs an annual innovation fund to which staff can apply for seed funding to support collaborative projects across the collections, and R&D activities that … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

MCN2016 New Orleans

This year I was extremely fortunate to be able to attend the Museums Computer Network conference in New Orleans, and present two papers!! (so two exclamation marks). I did a … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Museum Ideas 2016

Last week the OUM Partnership Team took an office trip to the Science Museum in London for Museum Ideas, hoping to learn from some of the great work from colleagues across … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment