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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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Sepia Saturday 103 – a little box but what was in it?

It’s Sepia Saturday time, and for our inspiration and interest Alan has posted a 1961 photo of a nurse getting ready to hop in her car go off on her rounds.  My mum was a nurse in 1961 but I don’t have … Continue reading

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Ormiston Mercat Cross

Just when you think you don’t have a blog post brewing, a big one suddenly appears out of nowhere! I hadn’t decided if I was going to do a post for today’s Sepia Saturday when I had to nip out for milk … Continue reading

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Family Recipe Friday – Tomato Soup

As a farmer’s wife with 4 kids to feed, my mum made soup all the time – lots of soup.  Lots of different soup.  And a lot of soup that was much the same as the last soup, but her … Continue reading

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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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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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