Category Archives: Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA?) Magazine

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine – February 2020

I am always fascinated by the material folk left behind in the forms of diaries, journals, notebooks etc and the insight it provides to their lives or the communities they lived in. This month, I share one of those resources … Continue reading

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Book Review – Diary 1944, A Return Ticket to the Past by Carla Van Beers

Carla van Beers’ story begins when she finds a mysterious English diary from the Second World War in a secondhand shop in her native Netherlands. She delivers a mixture of intrigue and investigations as she describes her quest to trace … Continue reading

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Book Review – Son of Mine by Peter Papathanasiou

In this beautifully written memoir Peter Papathanasiou tells the story of two lives: his own, and that of his mother. From a starting point in modern Australia, the book reaches back to the period after the Second World War, focusing … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine – January 2019

Several months ago I was asked by Jonathan Scott, who writes regularly for Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine if I would write the expert section for his feature on surnames which appears in the January 2019 issue of … Continue reading

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