Monday 24 December 2007 by Mal Booth. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Our exhibition

Here are some images of the exhibition. We haven't got the professional photos yet, so these are just my snaps. They'll be good enough to give you a look at most of the features we have on display. (I still need to add a couple that I seem to have missed when I took these, so check back sometime in January 2008.)

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At last we have James Barr's talk available as an audio file that you can listen to here, while browsing some of his 28 photos or after downloading it using the link below. Thanks again to James for his time and his generosity with these photos. Now go out and buy his book Setting the desert on fire!

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Download the MP3 audio file (13.9MB)

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Well, the exhibition is now open and my feet have barely hit the ground since. When things slow down I'll post some images and information about the opening, but currently I am still spending about 3-4 hours a day running tours as the exhibition seems pretty popular so far. Don't panic! It is open until 25 May 2008.

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Our installation is almost complete now and we will open tonight. This week a few of us have done a lot of media interviews, so it looks to be attracting a good deal of attention already.

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Monday 3 December 2007 by Mal Booth. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Loans, Our exhibition

We promise to clean this up before anyone steps in a can.

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The many different versions of Seven pillars of wisdom are sometime difficult to understand, but since I put a small box of text about our 1926 subscribers' edition into an article I wrote for Wartime, I have had to field a few questions about them. When we've solved our image attachment problem in WordPress, I'll attach what images we have of each of them for further identification.

I'll now attempt to summarise the differences for you here in text form:

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Friday 16 November 2007 by Mal Booth. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse The Arab Revolt

Today I was informed of another related blog, being maintained by an archaeology project team in Jordan: The Great Arab Revolt Project. I've also provided a link to the project's home page on our links page. The blog contains some great images of the areas covered by the Arab Revolt in Jordan and also some interesting insights that the team has gained from their digs such as this one from a post on 6 November:

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Wednesday 14 November 2007 by Mal Booth. 3 comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Our exhibition

By now you'll probably have noticed that the blog has a new look. Adam Bell is responsible for that. He is our web developer. The design features elements of the exhibition design that have been developed by our designers, Jesse and Nicki, from Arketype in Adelaide.

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