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Day 13: ORAL HISTORY DAY!

 

"What's PETT ever done for me?": "Other People's Children". They think it's all over... http://www.pettrust.org.uk/what-s-pett-ever-done-for-me/other-people-s-children-they-think-it-s-all-over

 

Showcase: "Other People's Children': An Oral History http://www.pettrust.org.uk/pett-showcase/blog

 

Guest Blogs: 'Oral History' by Cynthia Brown. http://www.pettrust.org.uk/guest-blogs/blog

 

Favourite Photographs: An Oral History Odyssey http://www.pettrust.org.uk/favourite-photographs/an-oral-history-odyssey

 

mydonateIf anything in this brief campaign touches a chord or indicates that we are deserving of your support, please use our 'BT Mydonate' page - to add your £10, £20, £50, £150 to that of others.

An indication of the cost of work and activities here, and how your contribution can have a direct impact, is on our 'Sponsor a...' page.

BTDonate itself does not take anything out of what you give, although your credit or debit card will. Or, cheques can be sent to PETT, Barns Centre, Church Lane, Toddington near Cheltenham, Glos. GL54 5DQ. If you are a U.K. tax payer, Gift Aiding your donation will add 25% in value to your gift without any additional cost to you (or to us!).

 

DAY 12? A day of completeness, wholeness, fulfillment (a la Carl Jung)? Well, just possibly...but there are two more days to come!!

Today's delights:

What has PETT ever done for me? - 'Possibly more than you realise...possibly more than we realise'
http://pettrust.org.uk/what-s-pett-ever-done-for-me/possibly-more-than-you-realise-possibly-more-than-we-realist

PETT Showcase - 'Training' An example from a 2009 collaboration between the Mulberry Bush and PETT http://pettrust.org.uk/pett-showcase/training

Guest Blog - 'The Market Place for Residential Care' Kevin Gallagher http://pettrust.org.uk/guest-blogs/the-market-place-for-residential-care-by-kevin-gallagher

Favourite Photographs - 'Moments in History' http://pettrust.org.uk/favourite-photographs/charterhouse-group-1998

 

mydonateIf anything in this brief campaign touches a chord or indicates that we are deserving of your support, please use our 'BT Mydonate' page - to add your £10, £20, £50, £150 to that of others.

An indication of the cost of work and activities here, and how your contribution can have a direct impact, is on our 'Sponsor a...' page.

BTDonate itself does not take anything out of what you give, although your credit or debit card will. Or, cheques can be sent to PETT, Barns Centre, Church Lane, Toddington near Cheltenham, Glos. GL54 5DQ. If you are a U.K. tax payer, Gift Aiding your donation will add 25% in value to your gift without any additional cost to you (or to us!).

 

Guest Blog - 'Anxiety Audit' by David Kennard [What does a pioneer - which is to say, someone breaking ground ahead of us - consider at the beginning of each day?]

PETT Showcase - 'The Second Lives of Objects' - a virtual archive tour [Breaking new ground for us!]

"What has PETT ever done for me?" 'Admin and a whole lot more...' [A surprising journey into the heart of PETT]   

Favourite Photographs - 'It takes a family to build an archive' [Archivist's self-indulgence]

mydonateIf anything in this brief campaign touches a chord or indicates that we are deserving of your support, please use our 'BT Mydonate' page - to add your £10, £20, £50, £150 to that of others.

An indication of the cost of work and activities here, and how your contribution can have a direct impact, is on our 'Sponsor a...' page.

BTDonate itself does not take anything out of what you give, although your credit or debit card will. Or, cheques can be sent to PETT, Barns Centre, Church Lane, Toddington near Cheltenham, Glos. GL54 5DQ. If you are a U.K. tax payer, Gift Aiding your donation will add 25% in value to your gift without any additional cost to you (or to us!).

 

Day 10: Putting the OH! into PETTathOn ...Or is that

richevilOH NO!!! RICH'S EVIL TWIN HAS TAKEN OVER THE pettathon HOMEPAGE!! Hahahahahaha

(meanwhile, back at the ranch...)

Guest Blog - 'Renewal of Hope' by Carolyn L. Mears who visited the Trust this Summer

PETT Showcase - 'The Archive Bytes Back!!'  See how archives can inspire allsorts of activity! 

"What has PETT ever done for me?" Built up a subtantial audio/video reference collection

Favourite Photographs - 'Arbours celebrates 30th anniversary at the mode'


With Christmas coming, and for seasonal inspiration on targeted donation and adopt-a ideas, have a look at the 'Sponsor a...' page

mydonateAnd, to save us from the Evil Twin, or if anything in the many pages we're putting together touches a chord - please use our 'BT Mydonate' page - to add your support to that of others. If you are a U.K. tax payer, Gift Aiding your donation will add 25% in value to your gift without any additional cost to you.

Or, cheques can be sent to PETT, Barns Centre, Church Lane, Toddington near Cheltenham, Glos. GL54 5DQ

With very many thanks, as always,

The PETT Team x

DAY 9!

"What has PETT ever done for me?" Made lots of cakes! 

Guest Blog - 'I'm a Stranger Here Myself' by Adam Green, Archivist and Trustee; expressing the views of many

PETT Showcase - 'A Charming Diary Transporting us Immediately' : Material culture and the transforming magic of the everyday 

Favourite Photographs - "Let's begin with the band and end with a dance" - ATC Celebrates its 30th birthday at the Cassel Hospital -

If anything in the many pages we're putting together touches a chord in any way - and if you would like to see this kind of artistry continuing and even blossoming further -  please use our 'BT Mydonate' page to add your support to that of others. If you are a U.K. tax payer, Gift Aiding your donation will add 25% in value to your gift without any additional cost to you: an additional £90 has already been raised in this way!

Or,  cheques can be sent to PETT, Barns Centre, Church Lane, Toddington near Cheltenham, Glos. GL54 5DQ

With very many thanks, as always,

The PETT Team

It's the beginning of Week 2 in the two week PETTathon! ! During Week 1, from a standing start, your generosity raised £4,250 towards our ultimate goal of £50,000 - almost a tenth of the way there! Can we push that to a fifth in the week to come?!

Today's offerings:

Guest Blog - 'Reinventing the Wheel' by Albert Lamb, Specialist Curator for Progressive/Democratic/Alternative Education - engaging for the future

PETT Showcase - 'Wennington' - a collaborative digital story - the very first we ever did

"What has PETT ever done for me?" Gathered, preserved, catalogued and shared the archival heritage - and who could ever have imagined it could have been this much fun! 

Favourite Photographs - 'There's something about black and white...'; a mistake in the camera; a timeless image

And, NEW to the website, a SPECIAL OFFER from our Executive Director RICH ROLLINSON! Read more...TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS UNIQUE OFFER! :

If anything in the many pages we're putting together touches a chord in any way - and if you would like to see this kind of music continuing and even growing - please use our 'Mydonate' page, to add your support to that of others. If you are a U.K. tax payer, Gift Aiding your donation will add 25% in value to your gift without any additional cost to you: an additional £90 has already been raised in this way!mydonate