Author Archives: Jo Graham

About Jo Graham

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

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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Sepia Saturday 107 – a kleptomanic pet

My tree-climbing Granny is holding her Border Terrier and I’m sure he didn’t steal much – hopefully not, as I once had the misfortune to share a holiday cottage in North Yorkshire with a collie who had stolen and scoffed … 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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