Monthly Archives: March 2013

Treasure Chest Thursday – Horton Parish Mug – Queen Victoria Jubilee 1887

Horton Parish Mug This mug would have been presented to members of the Parish. It bears the following details of Officers of the Parish Parish Councillors;  John Munro – Chairman, William Harrison – Vice Chair, John Challenor Ralph Heath Henry Clews Thomas Meyer Simister William Critchlow, James Holdcroft, Sampson Warrington. Treasurer – James Swindells. … Continue reading

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Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need by Blake Snyder

Well, I have had a bit of a performance sourcing, no trying to source this book. Devon Libraries do not have a copy anywhere in the County. I asked at the library if they could source a copy from an … Continue reading

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Charterhouse School circa 1910

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Turtle Island by Sergio Ghione

This was a fascinating account of an Italian doctor who travels as a companion to his friend, an academic who was travelling to what is described as the remotest inhabited place on earth to study the amazing sea turtles that … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – Book Stores & Survival

During the week a fellow blogger – BookTalk wrote a post following a recent business trip to the UK from the US. In that post the author expressed the view that books in the UK were expensive. I commented with a … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Cheese & Beer by Janet Fletcher

I had a real urge to eat a huge chuck of cheddar through this book. It is a rather fascinating account of which beers to drink and whilst consuming various cheeses. A huge focus on beers of the US, but … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 168

Having a mooch around my Guildford collection postcards. This first picture is of St Catherine’s school in Bramley and taken around 1905. This postcard is after the effects of the storm in August 1906 Now in my original notes I … Continue reading

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The Hall St Catherine’s School Bramley circa 1915

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The In-Depth Genealogist – Digital Magazine – Issue 2 – OUT NOW!

The next issue of the free digital magazine is available NOW! // Enjoy this digital edition of the magazine? then why not stop by The In-Depth Genealogist and read the Website,  Blog  take part in the Forum. You can read my … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts – Google Reader

Catherine over at Seeking Susan, Meeting Marie has started a weekly theme called Thursday Thoughts. I don’t guarantee to play along each week, but today has been particularly irritating, so I though that I would share my thoughts. Despite the … Continue reading

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