Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy Hogmanay! #Sepia Saturday

Photograph courtesy of Robert Todd Having had a quiet Christmas, we’re now into Hogmanay.  Celebrating on Auld Year’s Night is traditionally a bigger event in Scotland than Christmas, as celebrating Christmas was banned in the 16th century after the Reformation … Continue reading

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Born on Christmas Day – #Sentimental Sunday

Merry Christmas Everyone! I thought I ‘d have a quick look in my family history files and see who was born on Christmas Day and I found (all in Scotland): Margaret Matilda Graham born 25 Dec 1853 in Coupar Angus, … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 103 – a little box but what was in it?

It’s Sepia Saturday time, and for our inspiration and interest Alan has posted a 1961 photo of a nurse getting ready to hop in her car go off on her rounds.  My mum was a nurse in 1961 but I don’t have … Continue reading

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