Monthly Archives: January 2013

Creating a Photo Collage (the easy way!)

As you might have seen yesterday, I created this collage for February Photo Collage Festival. When the conversation first came about over at Family History Across the Seas there was a debate of how the collage was created. On the day … Continue reading

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Photo Collage

My good genea blogging friend Pauline of Family History Across the Seas was my inspiration for this post and a thread of posts that will happen over the coming month. Pauline was originally inspired by Kristin of Finding Eliza. I … Continue reading

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Filofax – Part Three

In two earlier posts (HERE & HERE)  I explored my Filofax and how it worked for me. One of the comments that was left was that it seemed complicated. I then thought, Was it? I looked again at my structure … Continue reading

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Library Loot – 28th January

This week I have been to the library twice! – I nipped in on Saturday with a very large bag of books, returning some, renewing some and to collect a book. Today I went as it is the venue for … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day

On this day, in 1945 saw the liberation of The Auschwitz-Birkenau Camp. Today, we use this date as a way of commemorating the thousands of families and individuals who suffered during this period of our World history. Earlier this week, … Continue reading

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Australia Day 2013

Back in 2011, I shared the details of my earliest ancestral links to Australia with a post about Captain George Bridges Bellasis and his wife, Esther nee King. I first became aware of the Bellasis connection to my ancestry back … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 161

This week I am sharing one of my favourite images from my Guildford collection. It is an early picture, dating to 1880 and is of the cattle market at Guildford, which was in 1880 situated in North Street. At some … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Burns Night (Part Two)

Having experienced the process of a Burns Supper yesterday. How do you actually go about cooking it? Haggis can be found in most super markets here in the UK. They are usually found on the fresh meat counters and can … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Burns Night (Part One)

Rabbie Burns 1759 – 1796 Across the world, thousands of people with Scottish Heritage celebrate the birth of the Scottish Poet Rabbie Burns on 25 January. Traditionally there is a Burns Supper of Haggis, Neep and Tatties to celebrate the … Continue reading

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My Column at Smitten by Britain

I am delighted to say that I have a guest post over at Smitten by Britain. Smitten by Britain is described as the “Home of the Britophile and all things British”     Smitten by Britain This is the start … Continue reading

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