Kit Smart’s Blog


Latest Post

1

Another Gaze

Frankie Enticknap is an Art History student at Glasgow. She’s been working at the Pembroke Library on and off since 2014. One of her last tasks at Pembroke this summer was to create a display in College using Library material. The display is titled “Another Gaze: the Gender-politics of seeing in twentieth century photography’, and features three female photographers who were working around the same time that women were first…

Read more

Recent Posts

10547874_10207093099105631_3689018758277840952_o

#DoItForDearlove

Throughout May Bumps, Pembroke’s crews put in a proud effort and they all bumped at least once. The May Bumps are the University’s annual summer rowing races. As the river…

Read more

A day in the life: Dr William Fawcett

What is a typical day like for an academic at Pembroke? Dr William Fawcett, Bye-Fellow in Architecture gives us a glimpse: 7am Alarm – as usual, it comes just a little too early. 7.50am Breakfast. Why do I always catch ‘Thought for the Day’ on Radio 4? Quite the wrong time for thought. 8.30am I usually spend an hour or two at home on e-mails, but not today – instead cycle to Pembroke. Rush-hour cycling provides the satisfaction of whooshing past queueing cars. Unfortunately I’m familiar with traffic congestion from regularly ferrying my wife, who works part-time in London, to the station. 9am Meeting with Zurich Insurance in room S14 on current…

Read more

Hoopoe hoopoe horrah

This week a new Children’s Laureate was announced. Author, illustrator and cartoonist Chris Riddell has taken over from Malorie Blackman, making him the ninth Children’s Laureate. But did you know that the…

Read more
Football 1

PCAFC tour to Barcelona

In March of this year, PCAFC went on tour for the first time in over a decade. The personal efforts of Captain Mark Bittlestone, a generous donation from Keith Sykes…

Read more

Chess champion

The internet is abuzz with news of Magnus Carlsen, the chess grandmaster who recently took on three opponents simultaneously, whilst blindfolded, and won. But did you know that Pembroke has its…

Read more