Tag Archives: Scottish Ancestry

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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And then I remembered it is Father’s Day – Sentimental Sunday

I’ve been on a domestic Decluttering Mission for several months now, and have been going  through cupboards and drawers sorting out what needs to be binned/recycled/moved onto another household who will need or use it.  The theory is that you … 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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1911 Scottish Census Cake anyone? Wordless Wednesday

The 1911 Scottish Census data was released yesterday and there was a party atmosphere in the search rooms at Register House in Edinburgh.  I took a few photos (check out the cake!) and posted them on my other blog, Scottish … 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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