Tag: Genealogy

Lovely Package

After few days on the road it was nice to come home to my own bed tonight. But on checking the letterbox there was further...

Family Reunion

In the last twenty four hours I’ve had some interesting chats with people who share my passion for genealogy. I caught up yesterday with Joye...

Big Ticket Day

It’s always lovely going to the Opera House, and especially so tonight with Michaela. It was light when we arrived and dark when we left....

Blogging and Genealogy

One of my favourite personal interests is family history. My earliest memory of this interest goes back to high school when we all had to...

Irish Famine Walk

I’ve just spent a few hours walking around in the company of historian, Richard Reid. Richard, who works at the National Museum in Canberra is...

The Ponds

Today, my interest in genealogy took me to Dundas Valley near Eastwood. In particular, I wanted to find out more about the land granted to...

Anzac Day

It’s funny, isn’t it, what images you remember from your childhood? Ask me what I did yesterday and I have to check my diary to...

10 Fascinating Tales

I spent a couple of hours at the State Library of NSW today going through old copies of “The Bombala Times”. As part of my...

Saint Patrick

Here it is, St Patrick’s Day 2007, and my thoughts have gone back to my visit to Slane, County Meath in Ireland in 1999. The...

Tunnel Buskers

I was reminded today of Joseph Love, the first registered “busker” in modern Australian history. He was the eldest son of my GGGGG-Grandparents, John and...