Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ancestor of the week – George Ellis – Part Two – Military Life

It seems fitting today to post the second part of Ancestor of the week in relation to George Ellis. 194 years ago today, my Great, Great Great Grandfather, George Ellis left the employ of the 10th Hussars having served 20 … Continue reading

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1911 Advert – Bowring Red Cross Line Cruise

1911 Advert for Bowring Red Cross Line Cruise Watercraft Ship

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Ancestor of the week – George Ellis – Part One – Domestic Life

This is the belated Ancestor the week post from 12th March 2011 and is about my 4th times Great Grandfather George Ellis. He has lead me on quite a journey, which is why the post is so late in being … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Week 1-8 May 2011

Posting inspired by The Introverted Reader To my knowledge there is no link to Jewish ancestry in my family, but that does not not stop me from feeling a whole host of emotions when discussing or reading about the Holocaust. … Continue reading

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Fingle Bridge

On the edge of Dartmoor is a favourite spot for walkers, fisherman and dog walkers. We fell into all three of the categories as we did a trip out today, in the words of my hubby prospecting a new fishing … Continue reading

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Blogging Against Disablism Day – 1st May 2011

1st May 2011 It is rare that on this blog that I talk about the day job, simply because this little bit of blog ville is my way of escaping. It is though quite common that I discuss the frustrations … Continue reading

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Sorting Saturday – Twitter – April 2011

March swam into April at fairly rapid speed. My anaemia has made me quite tired, so on those evenings when I am home alone and usually catching up in the blog sphere, I have simply been too exhausted. Instead, I have … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award

I came home from work on Monday 18 April to a lovely surprise; to see that Fi of Fi’s Magical Writing Haven had nominated Anglers Rest for The Versatile Blogger Award. Thank you. I am always amazed at the positivity … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – Survival of the Challenge!

Thanks to Elizabeth Mueller for this award. I really enjoyed undertaking this challenge, My biggest challenge was making sure I posted on the correct day, and towards the end, I failed miserably! My focus was on issues and thoughts that meant … Continue reading

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