“John, John where are you”? She screamed. He was gone, just like that he was missing. John had been with Edward Hope and now he wasn’t anywhere to be found. Maybe it would be easier once it was light and … Continue reading →
Back at the University of Tasmania for the final unit of the year. This time around I am doing a unit on Writing Family History. I am really looking forward to this unit. One of the first activities that we … Continue reading →
Originally posted 28 Aug 2009, the day after Jeffrey Carters funeral. My relationship with my grandfather really developed over the last six years. Our family had gradually lost contact, and while researching my family tree I came across some details … Continue reading →
In November of 2009 Shirley Guest nee Gransden, my grandmother, passed away. Just a couple of years earlier we had celebrated Shirley’s 80th Birthday. As a part of that celebration I had put together a short photostory with a voice over. Today I am putting it here as it was something she enjoyed at the time.
To see the photo story properly click on this blog post and go to a full page view.
Today for the fist time in ages I took some time to sit in my chair and really just look at the pictures above my desk. One of them was painted by my grandfather and it is of a river … Continue reading →
Just a bit of musing. Whilst going to Rowany Festival http://festival.lochac.sca.org/ the other day I came across an add to phone in for The Minutes Silence for ANZAC Day. I later found the detail in a news paper http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/rsl-to-sell-a-minutes-silence-on-anzac-day-to-raise-funds-for-veterans-and-their-families/story-fnihsrf2-1226893215122 My … Continue reading →