Queens Park Maryborough

Maryborough – A Day of Exploring

On Saturday afternoon following on from attending the House Histories seminar I had to drive to Maryborough for my son to attend a training day on Sunday.  To say I had a big weekend and was exhausted by the time we got home on Sunday evening would be an understatement.  However, it was an awesome…

Black Country Living Museum Village Street

Black Country Living Museum – Dudley, Birmingham

Finally I am getting around to reviewing some of the great places we visited in the UK last September.  One of my absolute favourites was the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley, Birmingham.  My cousin Helen took us for this day of adventure and it was amazing even with the rain that accompanied our trip….

1950's-C Mouth of river, Dongara, WA

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 20: Another Language

To say I have struggled to come up with a topic for this week’s challenge is an understatement!  I have procrastinated over it.  The week 20, 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge is Another Language and the guide for it was “You could write about an ancestor who spoke a different language than you do….

2018 101 Berwick Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 15: Taxes

Well to say that this weeks 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge has been “taxing” would be an understatement.  I struggled to come up with anything that could fit this.  I have never looked for tax records – do they even exist for Australian or UK records?  Must look into this.  Then I had a…