Monthly Archives: March 2015

A-Z Challenge – Book of Me – A is for Analysis

As a family historian it is vital to analysis the information we discover. It is not enough to look at the information once, and that process should be a consistent theme as we research. Just because we read something does … Continue reading

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In Deep with the Book of Me – April Prompt 2015

Tomorrow is the start of month 4 of what is going to be a 12 month project. On the 1st of the month, at around 12.30 am UK time I release the prompt for that month’s In Deep with the … Continue reading

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Guild of One-Name Studies Conference – Sunday Sessions & Close

10.00-11.00  – Tennyson 1&2 Tools & Techniques: Using WordPress for Blogs & Websites – Alec Tritton 11.00-12.00  – Tennyson 1&2 Tools & Techniques: Managing your DNA Project, and Interpreting Results – Maurice Gleeson 12.00-13.00  – Tennyson 1&2 Tools & Techniques: … Continue reading

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Guild of One-Name Studies Conference – Saturday Afternoon Sessions

14.00-15.00  – Tennyson 1 & 2 Tools & Techniques: Webinars – What is Available and How Do I Participate? – Tessa Keough 15.30-16.30  – Tennyson 1 & 2 Tools & Techniques: How to Set Up Facebook Groups, and Research Using … Continue reading

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Guild of One-Name Studies Conference – Saturday AGM & Morning Sessions

09.00-10.30  – Tennyson Suite Welcome and Opening of the Conference by the Guild President, followed by the Annual General Meeting 10.30-11.30 Morning Coffee 11.00-12.00  – Tennyson Suite Keynote Speaker – Laurence Harris Collaboration, Cooperation and Communication 12.00-13.00  – Tennyson Suite … Continue reading

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A-Z April Blogging Challenge & The Book of Me

I have taken part in the A-Z Blogging challenge for the last four years or so and this year will be no exception. What is new is that I have linked the A – Z Challenge with the Book of … Continue reading

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Earlier this week I stumbled across a genealogy MOOC opportunity. The course starts officially on Monday 30th March, but is available for people to sign up and get familiar with the set up.The cost for the course is nothing, other … Continue reading

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Web Wednesday – Willard Suitcases

Sometime ago I came across today’s Web Wednesday topic and thought it was simply fascinating. Not just in terms of the actual project, but also the historical context and details behind it. The project is called Willard Suitcases and the … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tip – Use auction sites

Back in 2013, I wrote a blog post for the In-Depth Genealogist, which can be read HERE. I talked about sourcing material from auction sites and alike. I still believe that is a good option, and that is my Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

I had planned to share my Sunday Salon post with you today, but the plans of mice and men have prevented that so I am going to share the following YouTube video with you. I have been reading this book … Continue reading

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