Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tuesday’s Tip – Twitter

I love Twitter. When I first joined back in March 2010 I could not really see the point of it and I didn’t use the account until just before Christmas when the first of the bad weather here in the … Continue reading

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Sunday Obituary – Greyfriars Bobby

Not quite an obituary for the Geneabloggers Sunday’s Obituary theme, but I thought I would share something that I spotted while catching up on my newspaper reading. This is a newspaper article from the Western Morning News which is the … Continue reading

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One Month before Heartbreak – a personal note

One Month Before Heartbreak A Broken of Britain Blogswarm 14th – 16th January 2011 I am not personally affected by the proposed and likely to take place changes that the current Government are looking to adopt. The point of this … Continue reading

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Ancestor of the week – Henry Budd

My Ancestor this week has always been a bit of a challenge. Just when I think I have “got” him something happens that changes any hypothesis that I might have. I started researching my ancestry the way most of us … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Wk 3 – Cars

Week #3 – CarsWeek 3: What was your first car? What was the make, model, colour, but also any memories you have of the vehicle.This challenge runs from Saturday, January 15, 2011 through Friday, January 21, 2011. The first car … Continue reading

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Family Recipe Friday – Wheat Wine

Recipe written by my Great Grandmother- Annie Prudience Butcher nee Harris to my Grandparents George and Lilian. Written circa 1965. Rec My Great Grandmother by this time was living with various family members, her husband Charles had passed away in … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wednesday – Afterglow

As readers of my Blog and Facebook page will know, I recently experienced the loss of my Aunt. Her funeral was yesterday, Tuesday 11th January 2011. The last reading from the service was the following and it is this I … Continue reading

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Dorothy Lilian May nee Butcher 1915 – 2010

Dear Aunt, The final link with the generation of either our parents or grandparents has passed away and along with the sadness there is joy. Joy of how lucky we were to have experienced the love and friendship from you. … Continue reading

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Sunday Obituary – Dorothy Lilian May nee Butcher 1915 – 2011

It somehow seems appropriate that I participate in this week’s Sunday Obituary for Geneabloggers with the obituary of my Great Aunt. From the Surrey Advertiser (Guildford Surrey Edition) 7th January 2011. This is the Announcement placed in the paper by … Continue reading

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Blogger in Draft – Mobile Monday & Tech Tuesday

I read somewhere, perhaps someone’s blog or the official Blog that it is possible to have access to a mobile version of your blog, when hosted by Blogger. Visit http://draft.blogger.com/home and log in as usual. There,under settings and then Email … Continue reading

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