Follow Friday – Blogs beyond Genealogy!

Following in the footsteps of my genealogy blogging pals, Jill at Geniaus and Pauline at Family History Beyond the Seas. I have pulled together a small selection of blogs that I follow without a genealogical slant. Here they are in alphabetical order.

Alfred Zappala – Alfred is an American with a huge heritage in Sicily. He has now completed a journey by returning to live in Sicily using the trunk used by his Grandfather 104 years ago. Alfred has a great blog and has written several books on his journey. You can read the review of one of them HERE

ANZ LitLovers LitBlog – Hosted by Lisa who lives in Melbourne. Lisa shares her love of Australian and New Zealand literature.

Confessions of a Plate Addict – French style decorating, thrifting and travelling

Dolce Bellezza – “A sweet serenity of books….”

English Historical Fiction Authors – The blog of a group of historical novelists who love all things English!

Gwulo: Old Hong Kong – The site if you are interested in Old Hong Kong!

Margaret Cooter – About handmade books and textile art

Oz Typewriters – The Australian Typewriter Museum. The world of typewriters from 1714 – 2014

Philofaxy – Following the love of Filofaxes!

Spitalfields Life – A fascinating site featuring life in the London area of Spitalfields.

The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader – hosted by Marg, from Melbourne an avid reader and much more!

The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice – An interesting look at surgery before the world of anaesthetics.

The Quack Doctor – A fascinating account of early medicines

The View Outside – Hosted by Vikki from Kent – the story of her writing

The Vintage Recipe Blog – Recipes and Ads from times past

Two Nerdy History Girls – “Gossip about History, Writing and Shoes….

Where Ever The Road Goes – Following the path of Ellie & Adrian as they travel where ever the road goes!

23 Things for Professional Development – Introduction to a range of tools for personal & professional development

1912 Titanic Sewing Project – An attempt to recreate clothes from the Era of the Titanic

…and the newest addition:

The Historical Novel Society (Sydney Chapter) – For readers, writers and bloggers of Australian literature

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies. Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies/surname courses as well as Researching Ancestors from Continental Europe.
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3 Responses to Follow Friday – Blogs beyond Genealogy!

  1. Now that is a GREAT blog list. Thanks for sharing x.


  2. I'm really looking forward to visiting all your recommendations…but I'm on a self-imposed restraint to catch up on my current blogs and comments first. Thanks Julie.


  3. Jill Ball says:

    I spy an interest in history and reading! Thanks for this post – looks like I have a couple more blogs to add to my RSS feed.


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