Monthly Archives: July 2011

Day Three – Jersey – 14th July 2011 – Tour of the Island – West

At 4pm we resumed the rest of our island tour; this time entitled the Lighthouse Way. We drove around the coastline, looking at the fabulous bays and beach. Past St. Aubins, which is delightful. I spotted what has to be … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday & Silent Sunday

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Wk 31 Grandparents House

Week 31: Grandparents’ House. Describe your grandparents’ house. Was it big or small? How long did they live there? If you do not know this information, feel free to describe the house of another family member you remember from your childhood. … Continue reading

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Carnival Of Genealogy 108 – Foods & their links to the past

This posting is doubling up as my weekly contribution to Weekend Cooking and my monthly contribution to the Carnival of Genealogy. General Pondering There is something rather comforting about food and I wonder what it is? Is it that historically, generations … Continue reading

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Quote for today!

“The journey is the destination.”  The late Dan Eldon, photo journalist.

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Sunday Salon –

Oh my, it has been three months since my last post to The Sunday Salon. Where does the time go? I am not sure what I have been doing in my three month absence. Well, I have just come back … Continue reading

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Day Three – Jersey – 14th July 2011 – Occupation Tapestry

One of the things I really wanted to see while in Jersey was the Occupation Tapestry. Made to commemorate 50 years of Liberation from the German Occupation. So, having had a coffee and wander around the Liberation Market, where we … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Potato, Chicken & Bacon Bake

  I have missed the last few weeks of Weekend Cooking due to holidays – you can read about the Jersey experiences. We visited some great restaurants and enjoyed some really good food. Back home and almost back to normal, … Continue reading

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Day Three – Jersey – 14th July 2011 – Liberation Square Market

Having got off the tour bus back at Liberation Station, we decided that we would have a coffee and a rest. We had four hours to fill and a few plans. We walked through the market and there were some … Continue reading

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Day Three – Jersey – 14th July 2011 – Tour of the Island – East

We woke on day three to beautiful, glorious sunshine! We therefore decided to do the open top bus tour today, in case the weather changed for the rest of the week. The bus, which is a lovely old fashioned one, … Continue reading

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