Every wondered what it’s like to work in a museum? In this blog series, we introduce you to staff from all three sites of the Museum of London and various different departments. This week Hilary Young, Digital Curator, talks about new ways of collecting, London as a digital city and the joys of London Fields lido.
How does Siri cope with cockney rhyming slang?
Not well, it seems. Read the full post
London has always been a hotbed for the seductive, saucy and down-right sordid. From the brothels of Roman Londinium and the stews of medieval Bankside to the Restoration Rakes and Soho’s swinging sixties, this city has long traded in the currency of sex. Erotic material – such as these relief tiles – was widely available in the 18th century, if one knew where to go and had the means with which to acquire it. Warning: explicit images in post! Read the full post
Christmas is creeping ever closer and the pressure’s on to find the perfect gift for friends, family, partners – the cat! Read the full post