Waves in Time Genealogy Conference
Professional Genealogists, Reviews

Waves in Time Conference

Over the weekend I attended the Waves in Time, Family and Local History Conference held in beautiful Caloundra.  I made a family weekend of it and rented a home through Airbnb with my children and their friends spending the days at the beach.  In the evenings we went out to eat at local restaurants.  It was a busy, but enjoyable…

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Here is a list of review posts I have written about places I have visited and seminars I have attended.   Australia Maryborough, Queensland – A Day of Exploring     England Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, Birmingham Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes       Scotland The Kelpies and The Falkirk Wheel       Seminars House Histories Genealogical Society…

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7 Killarney Street Yeronga Corley Explorer House Histories
Home, House Histories, Reviews

House Histories Seminar

On Saturday I attended a House Histories seminar hosted but the Brisbane History Group at State Library of Queensland.  It was an interesting and informative day of talks.  I have learned so much about researching houses in Brisbane.  I even came away with a book! Shhhh don’t tell my son.   Caylie Jeffery – Under the Lino Caylie talked about…

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Bletchley Park Grounds
Military and War, Museums, Reviews

Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes

Have you ever seen the movie the Imitation Game?  Have you ever wondered how and where computing truly started?  Have you heard of Bletchley Park?  When we started planning our UK trip my computer nerd brother said to me, you need to go to Bletchley Park. It’s the birthplace of computing.  It sounded more like something he would find riveting.…

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Scottish Highlands
Places of Interest, Reviews

Tracing Your Ancestors in the Scottish Highlands

Over the weekend I attended a seminar at the Genealogical Society of Queensland (GSQ) on Tracing Your Ancestors in the Scottish Highlands.  The presenter was   Graeme Mackenzie, a historian with a Masters Degree from the University of Cambridge.1  He is also the Chairman of the Association of Highland Clans and Societies (of Scotland) and a professional historian and genealogist…

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Black Country Living Museum Village Street
Museums, Place, Reviews

Black Country Living Museum

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. I cannot complain too much…

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Genealogy Software Reviews

  Computers have revolutionised the way genealogists conduct and store their research.  Read reviews of software available that can assist genealogists in their research.         Family Tree Maker 2017 Review  

Family Tree Maker 2017 Review, Genealogy Software Family Tree Maker 2017
Genealogy Resources, Reviews

Family Tree Maker 2017 Review

As a genealogist, it is imperative to keep track of your research.  One way to keep track of research is by using a genealogy software (computer program), to create your family tree.  The joy of a software program is the ability to link information such as citations and photos to your tree.  I have been using genealogy software Family Tree Maker…

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