Author Archives: Julie Goucher

Book of Me 2018 Series Reflections

In this post we are going to reflect on the 2018 series and kick off by revisiting the very first prompt from January. Who Am I? List 20 things that describe you Answer that question again and then go back … Continue reading

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Book of Me Prompts – December 2018

Welcome to the final 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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Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

My 2019 Series in Family Tree Magazine (UK), which is available as both a published copy and a digital magazine, has started in the 2018 Christmas issue (published 20 November) The entire forthcoming year will focus on Surnames and the … Continue reading

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Book of Me Prompts – November 2018

Welcome to the eleventh 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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National Library Week – B is for Bodleian Library

The Bodleian Library is part of the Oxford University estate. It is a fascinating site, bringing together a great number of resources. The one draw back is that not all the catalogue material cannot be freely accessed, but in my … Continue reading

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National Library Week – A is for Institute of Archaeology

Some time ago, whilst working on something else I stumbled across this website, the Institute of Archaeology based at UCL (University College London). Scrolling to the bottom of the home page reveals the links for the Library as well as Museums … Continue reading

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Book of Me Prompts – October 2018

Welcome to the tenth 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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Introduction to National Library Week 8-13 Oct 2018

National Library week (#librariesweek) in the UK is from the 8th – 13th October 2018 and given how much I enjoyed the A-Z Challenge in April, I thought I would write a post every day through October linked to libraries and archives … Continue reading

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Examining Migration & Researching Migrants in the British Isles Webinar

This webinar will be broadcast live at 8pm US Eastern time (or 1 am UK time) on 12/13th September. The presentation will be available to all for one week before being made available to Legacy Webinar subscribers only. A comprehensive … Continue reading

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Favourite Book(s) #36 – The Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon

As a rule of thumb I do not enjoy fantasy novels, but I do enjoy historical fiction and this series is set between the two genres. Some years ago, a friend introduced me to the author, Diana Gabaldon who writes … Continue reading

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