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The face of mischief, mayhem and merriment. A toddler with a cheeky grin and a larger than life personality. This photograph of my mother was taken about 77 years ago and it’s one of my favourite images in our family … Continue reading

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The memory that stands out most for me after I’ve spent a few days with my sisters is the laughter. When we were children and living in the same house  we spent a lot of time trying to get away … Continue reading

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Connected Generations

Click for larger images The Daily Post’s photo challenge this week made me think of genealogy and the links between each generation. I put together some photographs of women in my family connected by direct descent, ranging from my great great grandmother, … Continue reading

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Jack and Kitty My family is my inspiration, past and present. While researching my ancestry, I came up with the idea for the series of books I’m writing at the moment. There is so much to learn from the past … Continue reading

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