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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Five

My grandmother, Lillian Edith MATTHEWS inherited her middle name from her Aunt, the sister of her father, Edith Annie Matthews born 1877 in Rugby Warwickshire. Despite this my Grandmother knew very little about Edith other than she was a “nurse”. … Continue reading

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Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Until I signed up to take part in the PBC I had never heard of this book or author. I ordered my copy from the library and waited for the email telling me it had arrived. Then on 22nd January … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day

On this day, in 1945 saw the liberation of The Auschwitz-Birkenau Camp. Today, we use this date as a way of commemorating the thousands of families and individuals who suffered during this period of our World history. Earlier this week, … Continue reading

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Culling a book collection

I recently read at Read in a Single Sitting the contemplation of book culling. I was about to respond to that post, but then decided that I would write the following post and then share the link. Crafty I know, … Continue reading

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Follow Friday – Blogs beyond Genealogy!

Following in the footsteps of my genealogy blogging pals, Jill at Geniaus and Pauline at Family History Beyond the Seas. I have pulled together a small selection of blogs that I follow without a genealogical slant. Here they are in … Continue reading

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ABC Award

Back in March, I received a lovely surprise; Kate of Believe Anyway had nominated Anglers Rest for The ABC (Awesome Blog Content) Award. Thank you. I am always amazed at the positivity of others in response to my rambling & obsessive … Continue reading

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Family History Writing Challenge 2012 – Day 1

I do not believe that I have ever read a genealogical document, even those I have read before or those that I knew existed, and thought “Okay!” I have always finished reading and pretty much immediately thought of a question … Continue reading

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Blog Action Day – Food

This year, Blog Action Day will be held on October 16, which coincides with World Food Day, so naturally our 2011 theme is FOOD.  I spotted the details for this event quite late, so am writing off the hoof! Initially I … Continue reading

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She Writes Blog Hop Number 6!

She Writes Blogging about Books and Writing Blog Hop Over at She Writes, Meg who hosts the 1st Books blog thought it would be great to host another online Blog Hop as a get to know you event – great … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday & Silent Sunday

Samares Manor 13th July 2011 Submitted to Wordless Wednesdays

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