Monthly Archives: September 2013

Accessing Early Personal Material

Having just responded in part to the second prompt in the Book of Me project. I thought I would share with you some factual details, which may be worth noting for those of you in the UK (and I suspect … Continue reading

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Announcing the Society for One-Place studies

The following announcement was written by the Society for One-Place Studies: “We, the founder members are proud to announce the launch of the ‘Society for One-Place Studies’, a ‘not-for-profit’ organisation for individuals and societies with an interest in family history … Continue reading

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Book of Me, Prompt 2 -Your Birth

Prompt 2 went live earlier today. You can read the details HERE. I am keeping my Book of Me as a private blog, but each week I will share some of my details within this blog. Here is part of … Continue reading

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The Book of Me, Written By You, Prompt 2

Today is week two of what is going to be a 15 month project. Each Saturday, at around 12.30am UK time I will release the prompt for that week’s Book of Me, Written by You. If you are new here, … Continue reading

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Blogging to become an author……

Two of the three ‘R’s’ have been classed together in educational terms since the 1700’s when, in 1795 Sir William Curtis used the phrase, “Reading Writing & Arithmetic” during a speech. In 1818 it appeared as space filler in the … Continue reading

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Response to Genealogy: A House Divided or A House With Many Doors?

These badges are all the rage just now and I rather like them. This was produced using an iPhone app, called ironically, Keep Calm! A week or so ago Thomas at Geneabloggers resurrected the subject matter of the state of … Continue reading

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What does this say to you?

A little earlier this week, I met with one of the two groups who are physically completing the process & workshops of the Book of Me (meet with me in person). After a few minutes of the usual banter – … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are ~ US Style!

Image courtesyof DearMyrtle I stayed up very late last night and joined the Google hangout after the show of the American series of Who Do You Think You Are. The show airs at Central US time of 8pm, which equates … Continue reading

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Virtual Genealogy Fair 3rd & 4th September 2013

The National Archives in the US is hosting a virtual genealogy fair; how exciting is that? Click HERE to join in the fun The schedule of lectures and talks is on the web page and will be available for live … Continue reading

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The Lawn, Guildford Castle Grounds circa 1912

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