November 2010

Georges on TV

Do you remember the two blog posts from Georges Joliot where he explained how to make a helmet? The French TV must have read them too. They have done a five minute report on Georges making a helmet. Great stuff. It's French, but I get you'll get the idea.

Taking the Visitor by the Hand

A good living-history display takes the visitor by the hand and shows him around. It introduces him to a historical period and shows him things he or she has not seen before. I believe that taking him by the hand is essential. There are many ways to take a visitor by the hand. I mean it is about attracting him with something which he knows and then to go own and surprise him with something which is essentially new.