Last time I discussed going through different sources to piece together a timeline of Dr. Banting's life in London. Yesterday marked the first official day of the campaign of sorts, that takes our followers through Banting's time in London. Last week, I switched it up a bit and did more work on my online exhibit... Continue Reading →
An Intern’s Journey; Chapter 5: The Importance of Support
One of the great things about this internship is that each day I seem to be working on something new and exciting! This made it difficult to chose a topic to write about for this week's blog post. But after creating a fundraising campaign Banting House National Historic Site for Giving Tuesday, I thought I... Continue Reading →
An Intern’s Journey; Chapter 4: Dear Dr. Banting
Letters can tell you a lot about the person writing it and the person they are writing to. The ones left in Dr. Banting's bedroom are no different.
An Intern’s Journey: Chapter 3; The Importance of a Website
It’s certainly been a busy week and its only Tuesday! Last week I talked about my work with Banting House NHS’s social media, the creation of a strategic plan and manual and the importance of paying attention to analytics! This week is an expansion on that, but with a focus on website design and building. ... Continue Reading →
An Intern’s Journey: Chapter 2; Navigating a Digital World
For as long as I can remember, the time we live in has been termed the digital age. It's my generation and the generations that have followed after me that have grown up surrounded by technology. While I remember a time where my family only had very slow dial-up internet and one family computer. There... Continue Reading →
An Intern’s Journey: Chapter 1; Who am I?
Hello everyone! My name is Kat MacDonald and I’ll be working at Banting House National Historic Site as an intern for the summer! I am currently completing my M.A in Public History at Western University. I am originally from Kingston and completed my B.A (Hons.) in History and German Studies at Queen’s University. Prior to... Continue Reading →
Behind the Scenes: A Very Busy First Week
My name is Siena McLachlan. I'm this summer's Special Events Assistant/Interpretive Guide at Banting House NHSC. This is my first blog - I'll be writing over the course of the summer to tell you about my experiences at the museum, and I have to say, this week was a baptism of fire!Today I feel relaxed. Today,... Continue Reading →