Author Archives: Jo Graham

About Jo Graham

Scottish genealogist - this blog is for my own family history and photos

Sepia Saturday 115 – Fun and Games

This weeks Sepia Saturday inspiration comes from a 1904 photo of Korean women playing a board game.  I’ve raided Great Granny’s albums again, and while there are no photos of board games, Granny got up to various other activities with … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – 1955 road trip from Scotland to Europe and back

This week’s Sepia Saturday theme is on the subject of shoes, however all my family photos seem to show folks in Utilitarian Footwear (not very attractive or interesting) so I’m not sticking with the theme this week (although I would … Continue reading

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#Sepia Saturday 112 : Saturday 11 February 2012

This week’s idea for Sepia Saturday, inspired by Linda, the Paper Collector, is a photo of a  man with an impressive ‘tache reading a book – in fact, he looks like he’s been interrupted and is possibly slightly grumpy. The only … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday – Granny and a dog, again, again, again

This week’s Sepia Saturday theme is on the subject of dogs.  Us Brits are notoriously sentimental about our pets, and I remember my Grandad having a Border Terrier (called Doug) who hated children, because he wasn’t used to having them … Continue reading

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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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A skeleton and knee-grappling (again) – Sepia Saturday 108

Alan found an interesting photo of a levitating hat for this week’s Sepia Saturday and, as Granny always seemed to be wearing a hat in the 1920’s, I had a look in Great Granny’s album to see if I could … Continue reading

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