Author Archives: davidwitteveen

About davidwitteveen

IT person. Zine Maker. Level 0 Library Nerd. Doctor Who fan.

cardiParty: The Museum of Broken Relationships

Last Friday I attended a tour of the Museum of Broken Relationships organised by newCardigan. Continue reading

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The Dangers of Donations

What are the ethics of museums collaborating with repressive regimes? Continue reading

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A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies

I read this short story about libraries, and reading, and escape last year. It came across my Twitter feed again, so I reread it. “He reached towards the book and the book reached back towards him, because books need to … Continue reading

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His Dark Materials trailer

The BBC have released a trailer for their adaptation of His Dark Materials. I wrote a little bit about why Lyra Belacqua is precious to me. Continue reading

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Twine as teaching tool

A friend linked my to Victoria Parkinson’s fun Twine introduction to cataloguing, so article about using Twine in the classroom, and a link to (recreational) Twine games I enjoy. Continue reading

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Post-NLS9 Report

3 useful ideas I took home from #NLS9. And a wibble about the future of the planet. Continue reading

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