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RootsTech Connect 2022: My experience

RootsTech Connect 2022: My experience

Well RootsTech is all over again for another year. My only disappointment was that it was not in person. I have been promising myself this trip for the last few years but something has always prevented me from attending. Maybe 2023 will be the year. While virtual, it...
Tossing out the family history binders

Tossing out the family history binders

Yes! I am finally doing it. It’s a little scary but I know it is the right thing for me. Ever since my shock cancer diagnosis in August 2019, I have been weeding and downsizing my family history records that reflect 44 years of research. A truly daunting task with a...
Review on the Family history show 20 Feb 2021

Review on the Family history show 20 Feb 2021

In pre Covid times, I used to try and get to as many Australasian genealogy conferences as I could in person. Catch up with friends, meet speakers and network with colleagues. Travel may have disappeared for a while but all is not lost. One of the few benefits of...

Australia Day 2020 Challenge: C’mon Aussie

Back in 2014, one of my favourite bloggers, Cassmob, issued an Australia Day Challenge C’mon Aussie geneameme in which I participated. My answers are below plus an update (in bold) six years on. CLIMBING YOUR FAMILY’S GUM TREE My first ancestor to arrive in...