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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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Wordless Wednesday – Dougal and the Baby Elephant

Following on from my 1920’s groovy cruisers post from Granny’s photo album of 1928-1930, I offer you this.  I have no idea who Dougal may be, or why he might have been in Ceylon in August 1928 – tea trade … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – 1928 Cruise RMS Oropesa

This is a previous Sepia Saturday post, but with added NEWS thanks to the kindness of Peter Jones who contacted me with some interesting information – isn’t the internet great? I found these two photos in one of Granny’s albums – … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – Dirleton Primary 1940’s

School photo from Dirleton Primary School, East Lothian from the mid to late 1940’s Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 38 – what’s Auntie holding?

I found this very small photo of my Granny and my Auntie H and could easily make out the Border Terrier, but wondered what Auntie was holding: After scanning and cropping I now see who it is – it’s Jackie … Continue reading

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