10 Famous Museums and Art Galleries You Can Visit Online

Things to do… for older families


Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation

Due to the recent outbreak of Covid-19, countries around the world have instituted quarantine, which means that many of us are forced to stay home.

But this does not have to be boring. Not at all.

Google Arts And Culturehave partnered with over 1,200 museums and galleries from all over the world to bring everyone virtual tours and exhibitions of some of the world’s most museums and art galleries.

To make sure that you don’t miss the opportunity to virtually visit these museums, we’ve made a list of ten world-famous galleries that you can explore right from the comfort of your own home.

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Raining. Father dropped the net in the empty tank, where it slid down to lie flat on the gravel. The tank tipped sideways, and the jug dipped to collect more water. Each time it appeared, the jug faced the same direction, so after Flash freed Grandad’s foot they scrambled to the far end of the … Continue reading Pond People 29

Things To Do, 3: Spark Their Imagination.

Storytelling Even the most artistic of children will want to put down their paintbrush sometime. Offer them a prompt (or a choice of prompts) to write a story. This could develop in several ways. For instance, when everyone's applauded the story, suggest a 'What If' related to it. . . (What if the cat got … Continue reading Things To Do, 3: Spark Their Imagination.

Gutenberg Changes (the easy ones).

I tackled WordPress's change to block editing and thought I was coping okay. . . and then Gutenberg changed again while I wasn't looking. I'm sure the 'upgrade' has been heralded in one of those emails I don't read, but it threw me when I couldn't find the little arrow that moves blocks up and … Continue reading Gutenberg Changes (the easy ones).

Bored yet?

Many of my readers will have seen these, reblogged already by Chris the Story-reading Ape, but I had to pass them on again. My grandchildren will enjoy these. And they’re free!

S C Richmond

You can always entertain the family with this amusing little bit of fun…

If that’s not fun enough for you, it’ll be time to empty the attic to find those old fashioned board games.

Stay sane out there people.

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Isolation Compensation

I am finding compensations in self isolation Finishing up old supplies. I will finally get around to using the food at the back of my freezer and the tins behind the dog treats in the food cupboard. I am discovering things I'd long forgotten I bought. Until recently, I was taking an older friend shopping … Continue reading Isolation Compensation

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Breaking Down. Something was wrong with the pump. Here we go again thought Molly, but this time Mother noticed straight away. ‘Henry, can you take a look at the aquarium pump? It’s vibrating, but there are no bubbles.’ It took Father most of the day to get the pump working properly. Mother kept out of … Continue reading Pond People 26

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Breaking Up. Andre was intrigued by the sudden appearance of a bed of plant debris lining the gravel. To Flash’s amusement, the boy set up tests to try and determine how intelligent the fish were. He devised different casings for the brine shrimps to see if the fish could get into them. After baiting his … Continue reading Pond People 25