Monthly Archives: January 2006

The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956 by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

I’ve had this book 20 years and the time has come to passit on through Book Crossing. I was just about to packageit up, ready for its trip across the Atlantic when I spotted the following dedication“I dedicate thisto all … Continue reading

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F Worship – Sheffield England

Before Christmas last year Channel 4 (in the UK) ran a series called Not Forgotten about those who perished in the First WorldWar. There web site at http://www.channel4.com/ has a search facility where you can check not only for those … Continue reading

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Rhodes, Worship & Hindle Research

I’ve had a great time this weekend researching the family of Annie Rhodes. She’s my father in laws maternal grandmother, who divorced Charles Arthur Worship sometime between 1901 and 1905. Annie moved to Philadelphia PA, USA and married a Henry … Continue reading

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KnitKnack PaddyWack Give a Blog a Home

Blog belong to one of my BookCrossing chumsKnitKnack PaddyWack Give a Blog a Home

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Book Crossing 1st Birthday

I celebrate my first BookCrossing birthday today. I have been overwhelmed with the friendliness, generous and total accepting of fellow BookCrossers. What must be remembered is that we are virtual strangers, who come together, online through our love of books … Continue reading

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Book Crossing Not So Secret Valentine!

The name of my NSSV partner arrived today. Another excuse to send a book or two and a few goodies to a fellow Book Crosser. Now off to hunt for the goodies!

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Ancestral Paraphernalia or Scotland again!

We took the in laws home this weekend. Having spent Christmas & New Year with us, my father in law was keen to show me several bits that had been passed down from his mother and maternal grandmother. The surname … Continue reading

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Loch Maben

My in Laws live near the small town of Loch Maben in South West Scotland. One afternoon we stopped by the small loch and could see all the swans and ducks bobbing about on the water, well we could see … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Every year I make resolutions and never usually achieve them, so this is hopefully going to be a year with a difference! 1. File and tidy my bursting study. If there had been a contest for the … Continue reading

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