It's My Life

2019 – A Review.

Well as I haven’t been great at keeping this blog up to date (as usual), I’ve got a whistle-stop review of the year all in one post. Where I have blogged previously about events, I’ve linked to the post. As I’ve always said, this is for me, to remind me of what I’ve done and where I’ve been.  If you are interested enough to ready it then that’s great, I’m sorry it’s so long!  Firstly, …

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Henry VIII’s Hull

Last week I donned my Absolutely Cultured volunteer uniform for the second time this year to volunteer at a public open day down at the site of the Humber Field Archaeology excavations of the South Blockhouse.. Mainly so that I could learn a little bit more about the Tudor fortifications of our City myself.Here in Hull we are not very good at blowing our own trumpet or even publicising our involvement in important historical events …

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February Round-Up

Here we are in March so I thought I’d better catch up with February before I forget it all.  It was quite a busy month events-wise with a couple of volunteer shifts and a fair few social shindigs. I decided in January that having had a bit of time off, it was time to get back into some City of Culture volunteering.  So, on Saturday 3rd, I did an afternoon shift at the Brynmor Jones …

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APRIL – First Shifts

In April I had my first volunteering shifts.  Both at Hull University, first up was the Science Festival.   This is an annual event and to be honest, I’m pretty sure they could have managed just as well without us vollies but it was lovely to have the opportunity to be a part of such a fun event.  It was a day crammed full of children’s activities, all science based of course and I’m not sure …

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MARCH – So…I Volunteered

I had thought about becoming a City of Culture volunteer last year when they first announced the volunteer program but I was worried that because I work full-time, I wouldn’t be able to do much to help.  After the first week’s events though, I decided that I really had to be involved with this once in a lifetime opportunity or I would regret it forever. I looked into it a bit more and discovered that …

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