Category: Personal

  • Reflections on #blogjune

    It’s the end of June and the end of #blogjune. I can’t believe how quickly it went. At the start of the month I posted a few thoughts on what opportunities participating in this might bring, so now it’s time to reflect on the past month. I did accurately predict that I wouldn’t post every […]

  • Time travel challenge

    When I was thinking about topics to write on for #blogjune, one of them was going to be a reflective post about what the world was like when I started working in libraries. In the meantime, Kathryn Greenhill set a #blogjune challenge to answer the following 2 questions. They are close enough to my initial […]

  • I use this

    Who are you, and what do you do? I’m Paul Hagon, web developer at the National Library of Australia. I’ve been working in libraries and museums for nearly 20 years now – always on websites. I’ve been so lucky to work in major institutions and magnificent buildings. I don’t know how much strict designing I […]

  • Digital detoxing

    You might have noticed that over the course of #blogjune, I haven’t been posting anything over the weekends. This is deliberate. A few years ago, my head was full of ideas & I would spend time in the evenings and at weekends working up ideas. I spent all day at work in front of a […]

  • A blogjune proposal

    One of the blogs I follow is The Setup. This site, run by Daniel Bogan (ex Flickr Commons staff) interviews people and asks what tools they use to get their jobs done. Although it’s kind of based around tech, there have been interviews with people from all sorts of professions – anyone who uses something to […]