Category Archives: memory techniques

Songlines: the power and promise

The last 5 months have been flat-chat working on a new book at the invitation of Margo Neale who is the Head of Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Senior Indigenous Curator & Advisor to the Director, all at the National … Continue reading

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Visual Alphabets galore

Of all my memory devices, the Visual Alphabet is probably the one I use most after the The Bestiary. Basically, it is a peg system – information is pegged onto each item in the sequence. The most familiar peg system … Continue reading

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Memory Craft – I have the advance copy!

I am so excited that the advance copy of Memory Craft has arrived. Details of the contents can be found here! Only a few weeks now until the June 3 publication by Allen & Unwin. The launch will be help … Continue reading

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