Archive for July, 2008

Heathcote Archive

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

In partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University, has started the lengthy process of digitising the Heathcote archive, including many Diplomas, B.Phils, MAs, PhD theses, articles and papers written by Heathcote and her students, as well as a vast library of video material from Professor Heathcote’s remarkable career in teaching spanning over 50 years.

Undersea Savers

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

There is a Minke whale with fishing nets tangled round its flukes. The whale is suffering, and is also obstructing shipping lanes. Elsewhere an Elizabethan merchant ship is lying on the seabed off the coast of Aldeburgh. The wreck is finally starting to rot (possibly due to pollution/climate change?) and so must be brought up to the surface before too much damage is done.

Animal Centre

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

A range of animals from traditional tales are taken to the animal centre after suffering various injuries. The issue of their moral and emotional well-being often arises, for is it responsible of the animal centre to release the ‘bad’ animals if they might cause further harm to others in their community?