Jul 24, 2011

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SA & Victorian Border Genealogy Expo review...

Well I have arrived back home after attending the Unlock the Past SA & Victorian Border history and genealogy expo at Mount Gambier. As usual I have a notebook bulging with new ideas and a list of things I want to follow up. There were over 40 exhibitors and the talks didn’t start till an hour after the doors opened at 9am so that gave people a chance to have a quick look round. As there were so...

Jul 15, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History Week 28 Summer...

I’m participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History and this week’s topic is all about Summer  and what it was like when I was growing up. This is very much related to last week’s topic on Vacations as we always had our annual holiday in summer. As I have written in other blogs, I really only became aware of the seasons once I left Brisbane and moved south where the seasons are much...

Jul 8, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History Week 27 Vacations...

Participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History is always a trip down memory lane and this week’s topic of Vacations is no different. When we were really little our parents used to take us to Maroochydore to holiday with friends who had a house there. This was the early 1960s before anyone used to go to the Sunshine Coast and there were no high rise buildings and very few people. We used...

Jul 1, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History Week 26 Songs...

Due to all my travelling around over the last month or so, I have missed a few weeks of the blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History. It is an excellent theme to generate personal memories and to then capture them into a regular blog. This week’s theme is Songs and the question is what was the No 1 song in the year of your birth. The easiest way to find this out is to look...