Monthly Archives: May 2012

Jubilee Time Capsule – Kiva Project – 28th September 2011

The following is a post that I submitted to the Jubilee Time Capsule. The genealogical community has always been a friendly and active one. Regardless of where perhaps you are in the Commonwealth, or even beyond, so many people have … Continue reading

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Jubilee Time Capsule – The Experience of a Lifetime – 3rd April 1991

The following is a post that I submitted to the Jubilee Time Capsule. On 3rd April 1991 I boarded a Canadian Pacific plane bound for Toronto. The events that I recorded in my journal for the next year were in the … Continue reading

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Jubilee Time Capsule This year in the UK is the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II; and we are just days away from a really significant event in British History. Queen Elizabeth II is only the second Monarch to have achieved a Diamond Jubilee. As part … Continue reading

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Rothwell & Bowring Ltd, Newfoundland, Canada

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Ramblings from my Desk…..(6)

It has been a few months since my last ramblings post. My back problem has finally been diagnosed as a prolapsed disc and the injection I was to have in March came and went and give me about 40% pain … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Week 43

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is to use the following words. ….The flame flickered before….  The cellar of the church was very poorly lit. No one comes down here the Church Warden announced, … Continue reading

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Guest Post at A-Z Challenge Blog

Having recently complete the A- Z Challenge I was invited to write a guest post, which has been posted at the A-Z Challenge blog today Click to read the post – Preparation is 9/10th of the Work!

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Guest Post – Allen Wyler

A few weeks ago I was approached to review the latest book by Allen Wyler. As I read review books in order and there is a little backlog I offered a guest post to Allen in view of the wait … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 126

It seems especially fitting that I share with you a photograph from our family collection. Taken at Puttenham Surrey in 1959 at the wedding of my 1st Cousin once removed. What is especially sad, is that most of the people … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Italian Heraldic Postcard

This is one of my favourite post cards. I like and especially collect those postcards which display a coat of arms or a map. They seem to especially intrigue me. Hosted by The Best Hearts are Crunchy 

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