Fortuna Curiosa

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

Museu do Amanhã

This October I visited the Museu do Amanhã – the Museum of Tomorrow – in Rio, and was fortunate to have a tour of their new, permanent exhibition, with the museum’s … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

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 · 1 Comment