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Oh #APLIC18

05Aug18

I’m tired, my head is spinning. You’ve done it to me APLIC18 Quick notes courtesy of some great tweets. And by the way, how great is twitter for conferences and talks?  We even had a #APLICleftbehind hashtag. Was it only ten or so years ago that tweeting at a library conference was like being the […]


Jack is in Bonn and we are all going on with life…as he is. it’s hard to put in words. A feeling of loss. i described today that it was like losing a limb, but it’s not. Carl says he feels useless. I don’t feel that but I do feel grief. i also can’t imagine […]


this last line from my last post… Oh, and possible things happening on my job front…well an application that has to go in this week. #fingerscrossed and yesterday I resigned from ACU after almost 13 years, and 8 years in my present job (well it’s morphed with me, my interests and our library plans, and […]


pushing through

10Jul16

Was a bid sad to miss the very last day of #blogjune, but the results of a years planning a small conference came about from 29 June to 2 July, and there were three 14 hour days and then a six hour day on election day and I just couldn’t get to blogging. And truthfully […]


This afternoon I went to the ANU for a crash course in the first 12 of the 23 Research Data Things. I had consciously not registered to join the program when it was advertised in 2015 as I was feeling over committed and although it sounded interesting it wasn’t essential in my present job. But […]


BUT… you were waiting for the but aren’t you? my reality right now nowhere to go up in my organisation cannot go 4 days a week as supervising staff i am 55 in a few months, and I honestly think age is working against me… I don’t want to go on a ‘pathway to retirement’ option […]


Originally posted on Canberra Library Tribe:
We said it was coming – it’s landed! Our next event is a talk/workshop on personal taxation issues for people working  (or studying) in the GLAMR sector. It’s on Thursday 18 June, 6-7pm in the Ferguson room at the National Library of Australia. Let’s talk about tax We are…