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Desk Ramblings (29)

The last Desk Ramblings post, which you can read HERE, was written as the UK went into COVID-19 lock-down, on 26 March. Since then it has been a strange time to be living in and I wonder what historians of … Continue reading

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Desk Ramblings (28)

I am not planning on turning this post into a discussion on COVID-19 because discussions are everywhere; and not all of it accurate. I am a news junkie, so I watched the news very frequently last week. Because of a … Continue reading

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Desk Ramblings (27)

Research resources are just about everywhere. They always were, but the internet has made them so much more visible and accessible. Of course, the downside at least in part, is the closures of some archives as they struggle with budgets … Continue reading

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Desk Ramblings (26)

Today in England we have a second public holiday, or as we call them, bank holiday. The 26th December is known as Boxing Day, or as it is officially known, St Stephen’s Day. St Stephen was the first Christian Martyr … Continue reading

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Ramblings from my Desk….. (25)

This is the 25th Desk Ramblings post that I have written and it was time for an image change. The use of my childhood Scrabble board in my Family Tree Magazine (UK) articles has been popular so I figured, if … Continue reading

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Ramblings from my Desk….. (24)

It has been a considerable time since I sat and did a general chatty post, but the last year has been busy and there always seems other posts and material to be written. Those of you who are subscribed to … Continue reading

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Ramblings from my Desk…..(23)

It has been a very long time since I have had opportunity to sit and write a general post. I hope through 2019 they will be a bit more frequent, but I won’t promise! The last six months or so … Continue reading

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Desk Ramblings……(22)

Oh my, it has been a long time since I sat and wrote here. A variety of domestic, personal and health issues have been an energy and brain drain. I am sure that you all know what I mean. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Desk Ramblings…..(21)

It has been several months since I last shared a desk ramblings. The reason for this one appearing today is because someone wrote and asked me was I continuing the post themes as they missed them. I am! Thanks so … Continue reading

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Desk Ramblings…..(20)

Here at Anglers Rest, things have been quiet on the blogging and working front and extremely busy on the domestic front. As I mentioned in my last Desk Ramblings we were expecting visitors – my cousin and his wife from Australia. … Continue reading

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