Monthly Archives: August 2018

Book of Me Prompts – September 2018

Welcome to the ninth set of prompts for the 2018 Series of the Book of Me. You can read when the prompts are published and about the few changes at my earlier post HERE There are five prompts each month and … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #34 – The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

I spotted this book when it was first released in paperback. I almost bought it then remembered that I could purchase it on the way back to the car, then promptly forgot. I ordered it from Amazon and it arrived … Continue reading

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Polish Communities – Migration & Resettlement

On Friday I released a short presentation for Legacy Family Tree Webinars. This can be viewed, and the syllabus downloaded HERE, if you have a Legacy Webinar subscription. This topic is a very interesting one and over the coming weeks … Continue reading

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Webinar – My Italian One-Name Study

The webinar I jointly presented with Michael Cassara on Tuesday 21st August is now  available on the Guild of One-Name Studies website. Usually the webinars are available to the public for a week before becoming a members benefit, but Michael … Continue reading

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Webinar – My Italian Surname Study

Next Tuesday, 21st August 2018 the Guild of One-Name Studies will be offering their latest webinar in their 7 Pillars series. Michael Cassara, who runs the Cuono One-Name Study and myself who runs the Orlando One-Name Study, will be talking about … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #33 – How to Bullet Plan by Rachel Wilkerson Miller

For reasons I cannot explain this book has become a favourite. It is a shame that this likely first book about Bullet planning was published by someone who did not devise the concept, but such is life! I spotted this … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #32 – Sicily by John Julius Norwich

Whilst this book has hit my favourites list it almost did not. This is a not a substantial book in terms of pages, there are over 350, but in terms of contents and historical scope. The book starts with the … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Separation from Atonement to….

I spotted the #6Degrees meme of Kate’s who blogs at Books are my Favourite and Best on the blog of Lisa who blogs at ANZ LitLovers and felt like playing along this month and think I might do next too! It … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #31 – The Harry Potter Series

I was a late starter with the Harry Potter series. I started with the first three films then whilst I was waiting for the next film began reading the fourth book. There is something about the series, both books and … Continue reading

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