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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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One Lovely Blog Award so I’m not just talking to myself!

I’m tickled pink to have received the One Lovely Blog Award from Lisa Ellam at Faces of my Family and Amanda Epperson at the Scottish Emigration Blog and I’m rather shame-faced that it has taken me a while to get round … Continue reading

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Mischief personified – Sepia Saturday 65

I usually enjoy looking at Alan’s Sepia Saturday pictures and taking my lead from his photo, but I’m going my own way this week.  I can’t resist this pic of my Dad as a wee lad in his kilt, attending … Continue reading

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Ancestor Egg – (not so) Wordless Wednesday

Like Randy Seaver, I’m incapable of doing a Wordless post so I have shamelessly copied his (not so) title, however, I offer you this from Great Granny’s album: I think the lady on the left is Bell Auchmuty and the … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday picnic with the Hardies

Picnics in Scotland usually require travel rugs, but look at all the equipment Granny (on the right with the lavish bow) and her pals took with them in the late 1920’s! Besides a couple of baskets of food, there are … Continue reading

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Beautiful bride – Wedding Wednesday #genealogy

Left to right – Unknown, Granny, Ian, Alice, Unknown, Frank. Here’s a photo I have – isn’t the Bride gorgeous?  No wonder the Groom looks so happy!  I love her head-dress and she seems to be holding a Bible rather … Continue reading

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Sports Center Saturday – NO SPEEDOS!

OMG – just look at the get-up that this lot are wearing!  Still, they seem to be having a good time despite most likely being in Scotland and having been in the freezing cold water. Those lovely (hand-knitted?) items of … Continue reading

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Painless operations, live fish and Happy 100th birthday Douglas

On Monday my Grandfather, Douglas, would have celebrated his 100th birthday.  Sadly he died in 2002 at the ripe old age of 91, but we were grateful to have him, his stories and his sense of humour with us for … Continue reading

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52 Weeks to Personal Genealogy – Cars

Week 3: Cars.  What was your first car? Describe the make, model and color, but also any memories you have of the vehicle. You can also expand on this topic and describe the car(s) your parents drove and any childhood memories … Continue reading

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Family hedge not family tree?

Another couple of pics from Granny’s photo album – nothing noted on the rear but the photos around them in the album are dated 1928.  Notice how The Guy with the Hat’s legs are buckling under the strain.  The cheeky … Continue reading

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