Monthly Archives: April 2018

Book of Me Prompts – May 2018

Welcome to the fifth set of prompts for the 2018 Series of the Book of Me. You can read when the prompts are published and about the few changes at my earlier post HERE There are five prompts each month and … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2018 – Zeal about Surnames

I am hopeful that the various posts over the course of the A-Z Challenge, which has been about surnames, surname research and registering a One-Name Study has been enjoyable and given you plenty of scope for ideas and thoughts. You … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #17 – Naples ’44 by Norman Lewis

This book has sat on my bookshelf for at least 20 years without being read. Then last year I read in a newspaper that it was to be broadcast on BBC 4 and narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch. Sadly the recording is not available … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Thoughts about the week

I spotted the #MuseumWeek the day after the week commenced. I thought it was a great idea and had I known about it in advance I would perhaps have made difference choices. In October, National Libraries week will commence (8-14th) … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Migration Museum

Earlier in the week I shared a very similar post about migration and you can read that post HERE Today’s post looks to a very topical one for the UK this week, migration into the UK and does also reflect … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2018 – YOUR Study

Once a genealogist has registered the surname with the Guild they agree to do essentially several things: Aim to make the study global Respond to all enquiries. In fact the five broad principles can be seen here. There is guidance … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – The Partition Museum

I came across the Partition Museum just as the news was broadcasting the news of the name given to the newly born baby of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The little boy is to be called Louis Arthur Charles, which … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2018 – X Marks the Spot!

The phrase X Marks the Spot is typical to denote where someone should sign their name or perhaps it denotes a pin mark on a map identifying where a particular location is. So today I am going to chat about … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – McMaster Museum of Art

Glancing through my #MuseumWeek  Twitter feed earlier and I found a fascinating one  Laura Bassi (1711 – 1778), was an Italian scientist and the first woman to become a physics professor at a European university. #professionsMW #MuseumWeek Engraving from our … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge 2018 – Writing about your One-Name Studies

Whether you write articles, Tweets, Facebook posts or a blog you are writing and publicising your study and fulfilling at least three of the Seven Pillar’s of Wisdom: the Art of One-Name Studies, published by the Guild in 2012. The … Continue reading

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