Category Archives: reminiscence

unexpectedly social objects

Back in October, there was an interesting edition of ‘Thinking Allowed’ wherein Laurie Taylor (2014) interviewed academic, Julia Twigg, about some research that she and her researcher, Christina Buse, did on the ways that women with dementia use their handbags … Continue reading

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Remembering together

Over the last year or so my thoughts about reminiscence have shifted somewhat. This has come about through a mixture of observing some object handling and reminiscence sessions and a series of conversations with colleagues about the topic. At the … Continue reading

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Notes from Norway

Last week I had the pleasure of travelling to Norway to visit a couple of museums. I was primarily visiting a student on placement at the Norsk Utvandrermuseet (Norwegian Emigrant Museum) in Hamar. However, I’d also recently found out about … Continue reading

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