Monthly Archives: December 2017

My Book of Me

I promised yesterday I would tell you about my Book of Me, so here goes. After I came out of hospital from an extended post surgery stay I returned to writing my Morning Pages. Morning Pages are a concept from … Continue reading

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Options to keep the Book of Me – 2018 Series

News of the latest series has been met with real enthusiasm across the online genealogical community – thanks everyone for the support. A very quick poll in the Facebook group about 24 hours ago revealed that we have a significant … Continue reading

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Introducing the Book of Me 2018 – Getting to Know You Series

Having had a break during 2017 while I recuperated from surgery and a few complications the Book of Me is back for 2018! There are a few tweaks to the set up based upon feedback from online participates and those … Continue reading

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Vlogmas – Christopher Allen

In the weeks leading up to Christmas I enjoyed Vlogmas from one of my favourite YouTuber’s Christopher Allen. Christopher managed to vlog every day from 1st December AND work a fairly hectic and long schedule. If you are sad that … Continue reading

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Sending Christmas Wishes

“Remembrance, like a candle, Shines brightest at Christmastime” Charles Dickens

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Advent Calendar 2017 – Festive Birthday (2)

In the Northern Hemisphere, the 21st December is the shortest day of the year. From today, day light remains for a little longer as we trundle through the rest of Winter into Spring and then finally, and hopefully Summer! The BBC reported  … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar 2017 – Christmas Get Togethers

I talked about recently the Secret Santa that is undertaken at my book group. Essentially we select a name from a hat, the gift should be to the value of £15 and must include a book. Once wrapped the gift … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar 2017 – Festive Birthday (1)

Today marks what would have been my beloved Grandmother’s 115th birthday. Regular readers of this blog will have read various posts about my Grandparents and the families they descended from. I am very proud of them and the achievements they … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar 2017 – Secret Santa

I rather like Secret Santa exchanges. I also like the bit of sounding out a suitable gift and then purchasing. That is all rather fun. A book group that I belong to does that. All names go into a hat … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar 2017 – Gifts

I always get much more joy from purchasing gifts than receiving them; perhaps that makes me a bar humbug! This year I knew what I wanted “Santa” to bring me and without too much prompting or reminding, Santa’s helper purchased … Continue reading

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