Category Archives: Photos

Fun with search terms

Inspired by Amy Coffin at We Tree I had a look at the search terms people have used to reach my blog.  I feel some of them may have been sadly disappointed.  I hope you are not so disappointed. sewing … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – more from Great Granny’s album

For Sepia Saturday this week, I scanned another photo from Great Granny’s album.  At first glance, compared to the other images of silly antics and general high jinks, this photo didn’t seem to have much going for it, however on … Continue reading

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Pipers and the Internet

This time last year, when Images Past was in it’s infancy and I was still fiddling about wondering how to shape the blog, I posted this photo of a mystery piper and appealed for help in identifying him (or not!) as … Continue reading

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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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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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Ormiston Mercat Cross

Just when you think you don’t have a blog post brewing, a big one suddenly appears out of nowhere! I hadn’t decided if I was going to do a post for today’s Sepia Saturday when I had to nip out for milk … Continue reading

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Family Recipe Friday – Tomato Soup

As a farmer’s wife with 4 kids to feed, my mum made soup all the time – lots of soup.  Lots of different soup.  And a lot of soup that was much the same as the last soup, but her … Continue reading

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Happy Blogiversary to me :-)

It’s my blogiversary!  And I only realised because Carol at Reflections from the Fence wished me a Happy Blogiversary, thank you Carol, and I’m enjoying a virtual version of “The Trip” you’re doing.  (Lovely photos – go and have a … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Signs You Have GOCD

Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings has another Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Challenge.  He says… Hey genea-addicts, it’s Saturday Night – time for more Genealogy Fun! Your mission, should you decide to accept it (and I hope that all of you do!), is to: 1)  … Continue reading

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The “Where I’m From” Poem (for SNGF) Compendium

I realise I’m a week late with this, but it’s too late, I’ve written my poem, so I’m handing it in anyway.  Better late than never :-) Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings  issued a challenge to write a poem based on … Continue reading

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