Monthly Archives: June 2006

Getting ready for the UnConvention

I am disappearing under all the books in the study; and just when I can see the study floor I buy boxes more of books and cover the floor again – the lengths I’ll go to, to avoid hoovering!! I … Continue reading

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Treasures TV

Treasures TV – antiques, collectibles, memorabilia and modern limited editions

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Certificates arrived!

Back on the 12th I ordered three marriage certificates for my genealogical research. Well, even though it has only be just under two weeks, it has felt like ages! and they arrived this morning – horray! The certificates do say … Continue reading

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Plant ~ Brunnera macrophylla ~ ‘Betty Bowring’

I am always interested as why some things are named after specific people, I clearly have an enquiring mind!, so this one was no exception, and as the surnme of BOWRING appears in my family tree I simply “had” to … Continue reading

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Quote – Eleanor Roosevelt

“A woman is like a tea bag. You never knowhow strong she is until she’s in hot water”   Eleanor Roosevelt

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Lundy Island

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Moleskin Journal

The journal arrived on 30th May and I’ve been wondering what to write. In the end I just sat and wrote, all sorts, about my hobbies and interests etc. One of the requests of the person who started this book … Continue reading

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Sad News

I heard today that my grandfather’s first cousin passed away on 9th June, aged 95. I am deeply saddened by her passing and although I didn’t see her too often, I shall miss her. Ivy was a font of knowledge … Continue reading

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At Knit’s End : Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

This is a fabulous book. Read the Journal Entries HEREotherwise, for more of my ramblings read on! There was so much about this book I liked, the author’s humour, the quotations at the top of each comment by the author … Continue reading

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Family Research – Marriage Certificates

I’ve been in discussion with a researcher on Rootschat over the last few weeks about my Matthews family. I have just been onto the General Register Office web site and ordered three marriage certicates: 1. John Matthews to Maria Flick … Continue reading

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