Monthly Archives: December 2013

Genealogy Proof, Fact and Sourcing

One of the things that I like the most about the Guild of One Name Studies is that there is a mailing list which does, from time to time have interesting posts and debates. Just after Christmas, a link to … Continue reading

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Worldwide Genealogy (Formerly known as Global!)

Do you remember that Geneameme that was shared back in the summer by my genie buddy +Jill Ball ? Well the Global Genealogy collaboration project was about to commence when  I was contacted by someone who stated that they have a business … Continue reading

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2013 Reflections

Well I started the year on a reasonable high and am going to end it in a reflective and low key fashion. The biggest change was in relation to the day job. Over recent years I struggled with the profit … Continue reading

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Society Saturday – Revisiting Your Society

Over the years I have been a member of numerous and various Societies. As each year passes, the development of social media and the material available on line is tremendous. Just recently I stumbled across a reference to the website … Continue reading

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Book of Me, Written by Me, Prompt 18

Today is week 18 of what is going to be a 15 month project. Each Saturday, at around 12.30am UK time I will release the prompt for that week’s Book of Me, Written by You. If you are new here, … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Nigella Christmas

As promised, this is the final of four posts taken from this delightful book. This fourth recipe Eggnog Cream and take from the website. Ingredients 350 ml double cream125 ml advocaat Method Put the cream into a bowl and, using … Continue reading

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Free Credits at FindmyPast UK

As with recent years, FindmyPast (UK) has commenced Start You Family History Week. Here is the link to the app – click on the boxes each day to reveal a tree. To kick off the first window on the week’s calendar … Continue reading

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Sending Christmas Wishes

“Remembrance, like a candle, Shines brightest at Christmastime” Charles Dickens With Mum in hospital, this Christmas it does not feel very Christmas like.  I just want to take this opportunity to say thank you to all the people who have … Continue reading

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Video – Maid of the Seas

Yesterday I shared my Virtual Advent Tour post, which centred around the Lockerbie Disaster that occurred on 21st December 1988. Earlier today my husband shared the following video that he had come across from YouTube with me, which visually sums … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Nigella Christmas – Yule Log

As promised, this is the third of four posts taken from this delightful book. This third recipe is for Yule Log and is taken from Nigella’s fabulous website For the cake6 medium egg(s) (separated)150 gram(s) caster sugar50 gram(s) cocoa powder1 … Continue reading

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